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Date: Mar 29, 2018

Location: Herndon, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 16545 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Database Administrator to join our team in Herndon, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



Position Description:


  • Ensure database availability and performance


  • Triage and remedy database issues


  • Provide plans for growth and expansion


  • Develop database solutions for new projects


  • Optimize and refactor existing structure to meet performance objectives


  • On-call support in a 24x7/365 operational environment


  • Scripting abilities including shell scripts and SQL scripts for database administration


  • Ability to diagnose and correct problems


  • Must possess advanced SQL skills and in depth knowledge of analytical functions.


  • Ability to design components of a larger implementation


  • Understand relational database theory and implementation

Important candidate attributes:


  • Outstanding team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Responsive and proactive, with professional communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • The appetite and ability to learn grow and assume new responsibilities.
  • Prior programming experience using any major programming language with a PostgreSQL backend preferred
  • Strong communicator


Experience and Education:


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, system analysis or a related field preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience administrating or developing against PostgreSQL servers preferred


This position requires an Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.


This is a 100% remote position.



This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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