CACI International Sr. Database Administrator in Afghanistan in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Job Description:

CACI has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed TS/SCI cleared Senior Database Administrator. This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization in Afghanistan,

*This position is contingent upon SITEC contract award*

Database Administrator - Senior

Candidates for the senior database administrator role need a strong technical foundation in database structure, configuration, installation, operation and maintenance. Candidates must have knowledge and experience in major relational database languages and applications, such as Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, Oracle and IBM DB2. Senior database administrators must demonstrate the ability to pay keen attention to detail, possess a strong customer service orientation and have the ability to work as part of a team while having leadership responsibilities for that team. This position will provide Microsoft SQL and Oracle Database Administration support services, to include senior level expertise, as well as plan, implement, and monitor patching services for physical and virtual solutions.

  • Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases.

  • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function.

  • Designs, creates, and maintains databases in a client/server environment.

  • Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.

  • Advises users on access to various client/server databases.

  • Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.

  • Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., COGNOS)/back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL). Performs database programming and supports systems design.

  • Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.

Typical duties include:

  • Managing, monitoring and maintaining databases

  • Approving requested changes, updates and modifications to database structure and data

  • Ensuring database integrity, stability and system availability

  • Approving solutions for database backup and recovery infrastructure


  • TS/SCI clearance (fully Adjudicated)

  • DOD 8570 IAT 2 compliant (Sec+ or equivalent enrolled in CE) desired

  • Oracle Certified Professional OCP , MySQL 5.6 DBA or MCSA (SQL Server 2012)

  • Database development certification

  • 7 years in Subject matter

  • Plus additional experience in Tier 1 and 2

  • Professional certifications from Microsoft, Oracle, or equivalents.

  • Database modeling and implementation.

  • User interface development and user experience.

  • Ability to produce visualization of data for leadership decision-making.

  • Knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language; such as Java, C++, or .NET.

  • Microsoft Office application skills; Microsoft Access knowledge is preferred.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Microsoft SharePoint database integration experience is desired

Educational Requirements: Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, a Mathematics-intensive discipline, or a similar field.

Company Description:

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. Join CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. A Fortune magazine World's Most Admired Company in the IT Services industry, CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 2000 Index, and the S&P SmallCap600 Index. CACI provides dynamic careers for over 20,000 employees worldwide.

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.