Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA or San Antonio, TX


We are:

Accenture Federal Services, a U.S. based subsidiary of Accenture combining bold ideas with proven Accenture commercial innovation, new technologies and mission experience to help our federal clients reach their full potential in the cloud. Using the power of Accenture, we are expanding cloud adoption and taking programs to the next level. We are changing the way the world works and lives. Are you ready to help and learn as much as you can to make a difference? We’ll give you numerous opportunities from training sessions to courses and certifications that will keep your tech smarts sharp. Join us in making yourself and our country better. 

You are:

service-oriented SQL Server Application Database Administrator responsible for providing DBA support services to the AFS IT organization including development, testing and production environment.  You have a high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with the SLAs.  This role requires a solid knowledge of SQL and Transact SQL in order to perform review analysis of stored procedures or views created or modified during development life cycle and to provide performance tuning recommendations as needed. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Owning, tracking and resolving database-related incidents and service requests, fulfilling service requests and resolving incidents within SLAs, reviewing service-related reports and logs (database backups, maintenance, monitoring, etc.) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs
  • Leading and mentoring junior level DBA team to respond to database-related alerts and escalations and working to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems and issues
  • Communicate with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests and performing database changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes


Basic Qualifications:
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • 1 year of experience in database development and production support in SQL Server including writing SQL -- ability to write and troubleshoot SQL code and design (stored procedures, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints, etc.)
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, clustering and database mirroring
Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Computer Science/Information Science
  • Microsoft SQL Server DBA Certification
  • Experience in performance tuning, query optimization, performance monitoring, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Strong knowledge of index management, integrity checks, configuration
  • Strong experience in SSIS development, data profiling and data warehouse operations

Important information
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.


TX - San Antonio,VA - Arlington
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