Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0002
Post Date 1/2/2019
Title Senior Cloud Database Administrator
City Washington
State DC

Capgemini Government Solutions (CGGS) LLC is seeking a highly motivated Senior Cloud Database Admin to join our team in the Washington DC Metro Area to support our government clients. 


As Senior Cloud Database Admin, you will design and develop database structures and schemas, analyze client workflow, determine the best solutions for a successful project, and share knowledge of big data or data analytics. As a part of the team, you will help our clients adopt cloud native database solutions. To be successful in this role the candidate must have deep knowledge cloud data technologies and align technology solutions to specific business objectives.


As Senior Cloud Database Admin you will:

  • Support day-to-day operations and management of an enterprise level production database in the cloud
  • Develop, manage and test installations, upgrades, replication, backup and recovery of current databases
  • Monitors user access and performance of the database systems
  • Create best practices for cloud database operations
  • Participation in maintenance windows and on-call rotation is required


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen (no exceptions)
  • Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other technical discipline) (10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education for a total of at least 20 years of work experience)
  • Minimum of 10 Years of IT work experience required
  • Very strong and solid experience of database administration in a cloud environment. Experience with replication/clustering and partitioning a must
  • Experience writing and executing stress tests on databases and services
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems
  • High proficiency in written and oral communication for conveyance of cloud solution work products
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, statistics, data-at-rest encryption, secure connectivity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to pass a Federal Government background check for Public Trust (High-Risk) Position


Additional Qualifications:

  • AWS and/or Azure Certification
  • One or more database certification (ex: Oracle, Microsoft, etc.)
  • Experience with database modeling tools such as Erwin
  • Experience with Big Data concepts and technologies, especially using AWS or Azure (ex: MongoDB, Redshift, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud database technologies (ex: AWS RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB, CosmosDB, MS SQL Azure, etc.)
  • Computer Science, or Engineering degree
  • Previous Federal Government experience
  • Experience with FedRamp environments


Company Overview

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of client’s opportunities in the evolving world of cloud and digital platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion. Capgemini Government Solutions, LLC (Capgemini GS) is a subsidiary of Capgemini focused on providing high quality services to the U.S. Federal Government. Learn more about us at

Capgemini has an entrepreneurial environment that embodies the following values: Honesty, Boldness, Trust, Freedom, Team Spirit, Modesty, and Fun. We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees.


Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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