AWS Database Administrator (2808) (Ability to obtain Secret)

at SMX in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

AWS Database Administrator (2808) (Ability to obtain Secret)at SMX (

United States

SMX is seeking an AWS Database Administrator responsible for the administration and management of all AWS-based databases. This includes the design, implementation, and maintenance of databases, as well as the monitoring and optimization of database performance. The AWS Database Administrator will also work with other IT staff to ensure that databases are compliant with company policies and regulations.

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Joint Program Office (JPO) Failure Reporting, Analysis and Correction Action System (FRACAS) is a vital program to aviation data integrity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Design, implement, and maintain AWS-based databases.

+ Able to work in a remote environment and deliver daily updates on accomplished tasks and report status to Program Manager/Director.

+ Monitor and optimize database performance.

+ Work with other IT staff to ensure database compliance.

+ Troubleshoot database problems.

+ Perform backups and restores of databases.

+ Stay up to date on the latest AWS database technologies.

Required Skills:

+ Ability to obtain a Secret clearance and approved for a Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card (CAC)

+ Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or 7+ years of experience in database administration

+ Experience with AWS relational database services

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desired Skills:

+ Proficient in SQL for AWS RDS

+ Experience with AWS management tools

+ Experience with cloud computing

+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team



At SMX®, we are a team of technical and domain experts dedicated to enabling your mission. From priority national security initiatives for the DoD to highly assured and compliant solutions for healthcare, we understand that digital transformation is key to your future success.

We share your vision for the future and strive to accelerate your impact on the world. We bring both cutting edge technology and an expansive view of what’s possible to every engagement. Our delivery model and unique approaches harness our deep technical and domain knowledge, providing forward-looking insights and practical solutions to power secure mission acceleration.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans.

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

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Job Posting: JC246219431

Posted On: Aug 21, 2023

Updated On: Oct 21, 2023

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