Job Description

nsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and repair of databases for a complex, enterprise-level development program. Duties include the development and design of database strategies; monitoring and improving database performance and capacity; data recovery, planning for future expansion and conversion; coordination and implementation of security measures to safeguard organizational databases; implementation and release of database changes as submitted by the development team and general administrator support.Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location:  Annapolis Junction, MD


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Database Administrator will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and repair of databases for a complex, enterprise-level development program. Duties include the development and design of database strategies; monitoring and improving database performance and capacity; data recovery, planning for future expansion and conversion; coordination and implementation of security measures to safeguard organizational databases; implementation and release of database changes as submitted by the development team and general administrator support.


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Qualifications

Basic Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or a computer related field (in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, an additional six (6) years of relevant experience, as delineated in this labor category, can be substituted)
  • four (4) years of experience as a Database Administrator, monitoring, administrating, and implementing performance tuning on database systems as well as experience in database performance optimization, developing/changing database indices, redesigning database structure and reloading data into a database
  • four (4) years of experience with logical design, requirement definition, and data administration
  • two (2) years in-depth experience with implementing enterprise applications
  • two (2) years of experience in relevant application database design, development, implementation, test and documentation
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
  • Experience responding to time-sensitive situations in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience in PeopleSoft™ database design and administration or equivalent
  • Experience in the analysis/tuning of databases for PeopleSoft™ applications
  • UNIX experience
  • Shell scripting experience 
  • Procedural language (PL/SQL) knowledge and experience
  • Thorough understanding of current database releases
  • Experience documenting processes
  • Certified PeopleSoft™ training shall include at a minimum the following two classes:  Database Administration class for Oracle or equivalent, PeopleSoft™ Server Administration & Installation

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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