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Database Administrator

Company: Initiate Government Solutions
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 2007, Initiate Government Solutions (IGS) a Woman Owned Small Business, specializes in healthcare information solutions with an emphasis on technology spectrum. IGS partners with government and commercial clients to tackle the most challenging healthcare information technology issues including large scale implementations, business informatics, analytics, and electronic health record support.IGS is currently recruiting for a remote Database Administrator to support our work with the Department of Veteran's Affairs.Assignment of Work and Travel:This is a remote access assignment. Candidate will work remotely daily and will remotely access VA systems and therein use approved VA provided communications systems. Travel is not required; however, the candidate may be required to attend onsite client meetings as requested.Responsibilities and Duties (Included but not limited to):Create, populate, and maintain databases and data cubes for a variety of analysis and reporting projectsDevelop new logical and physical data models to accommodate data storage and analysis needs of various data warehousing and analysis projectsReview, enhance and combine existing data modelsDevise methods and procedures for collecting, formatting and preparing data for statistical analysis and maintain datasets and records of research data from a variety of data sourcesInspect, validate and prepare data profile information on various VA clinical datasetsCommunicate information to a wide variety of research and non-research personnelPrepare database extracts for VA research projects using various data sources in accordance with clinical data management, informatics and public health practicesPrepare data domain user guide documentation to assist research staff in selecting and understanding the dataCreate database and file structures to include: definitions of file characteristics, file layouts, data dictionary entries, file indices for each subsystemProvide data as datasets, database schema or views to databases for projects/studies as requested by customersProvide current and accurate data models and metadata as appropriate and defined by Program MangersProvide data for application developmentProvide reports for VistA data combined with external dataProvide Queries and ReportsProvide White paper on recommendations for automation of data requests particularly those that are repetitiveProvide input to Weekly Status reportAdhere to VA data security and data privacy issues/policies and in manipulating, preparing, disseminating, and analyzing study dataExamine all permissions and approvals from National Data Systems (NDS), OI&T and others, before releasing dataCommunicate information to a wide variety of research and non-research personnel both internal and external to the VABuild topic specific data cohorts (guided by researchers or external needs for particular data);Support SQL Server AnalysisGenerate/produce queries and reports with SQL Management Studio or other tools, SQL Server Reporting Services or as requested within the timeframe defined by the VINCI PM.Review and provide input on data domain user guide documentation to assist research staff in selecting and understanding dataExperience developing scripts in T-SQL and PowerShellOther duties as assignedRequirements:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline, OR a minimum of 8 years equivalent work experience in leu of a degree5 years relevant experience, including significant experience with SQL Server 2016 InstancesMust have experience reacting to and triaging problems with the scripts, connections, data schemas, and database servers and developing and implementing solutions as necessaryExperience with implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of production SQL Server databases, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our client's applicationsExperience with SQL Server 2016 and 2019Must have reliable internet service that allows for effective telecommutingMust be able to obtain and maintain a VA Public Trust clearanceExcellent verbal and written communication skillsMust be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship due to clearance requirementPreferred Qualifications and Core Competencies:Active VA Public TrustExperience with Azure data lakes and elastic provisioning a plusExperience supporting Department of Veterans Affairs and/or other federal organizationsExperience with VistA, CDW, and/or Cerner Millennium is a plusPrior, successful experience working in a remote environment Successful IGS employees embody the following Core Values:Integrity, Honesty and Ethics: We conduct our business with the highest level of ethics. Doing things like being accountable for mistakes, accepting helpful criticism, and following through on commitments to ourselves, each other, and our customers.Empathy, Emotional Intelligence: How we interact with others including peers, colleagues, stakeholders, and customers matters. We take collective responsibility to create an environment where colleagues and customers feel valued, included, and respected. We work within a diverse, integrated, and collaborative team to drive towards accomplishing the larger mission. We conscientiously and meticulously learn about our customers' and end-users' business drivers and challenges to ensure solutions meet not only technical needs but also supports their mission.Strong Work Ethic (Reliability, Dedication, Productivity): We are driven by a strong, self-motivated, and results-driven work ethic. We are reliable, accountable, proactive, and tenacious and will do what it takes to get the job done.Life-Long Learner (Curious, Perspective, Goal Orientated): We challenge ourselves to continually learn and improve ourselves. We strive to be an expert in our field, continuously honing our craft, and finding solutions where others see problems. Initiate Government Solutions, LLC (IGS) strongly recommends Covid vaccinations. Proof of vaccine will be requested but not mandatory for consideration.Initiate Government Solutions offers competitive compensation and a strong benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental and vision care, 401K profit sharing, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, disability coverage, an education assistance program, employee recognition program, spot bonuses, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.Initiate Government Solutions participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.Initiate Government Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Our company policy is to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practice without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, citizenship or disability. PDN-9727f363-331e-45af-bb60-f345b80c78dd

Keywords: Initiate Government Solutions, Washington DC , Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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