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Parsons Corporation SQL Database Administrator-Remote in Centreville, Virginia

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SQL Database Administrator - Remote

Why Join Parsons?

Parsons provides complex, solution-oriented services for the defense, intelligence, security, and smart cities markets. Our purpose is to Deliver a Better World. We do this with digitally-enabled defense, security and infrastructure solutions. These solutions respond to opportunities created by disruptive technology, expanding global population, urbanization, aging infrastructure and security challenges.

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes

You believe that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You're energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming. We encourage collaborations, with the understanding that different perspectives can lead to exciting outcomes for all. Let's talk about how we can work together.


Parsons is looking to hire a SQL Database Administrator for our Information Services team. We are looking for an enthusiastic person that is willing to learn quickly and apply new database technology to help the Company excel. Our candidate will put teamwork first before individuality. The successful candidate must be able to tackle all challenges related to the database systems. We are building a strong database team that will be setting guidelines for the company's future.


  • Install, administer, and support on-premises/AWS hosted MS SQL Server systems and databases.

  • Plan and execute database migrations.

  • Install and test SQL patches, service packs, and updates.

  • Write T-SQL queries and use queries to troubleshoot database performance issues.

  • Perform core DBA duties like backup and recovery, basic admin, security management, documentation, enforcing best practices and standards, and performance tuning.

  • Work with PowerShell scripting or other programming languages to automate repetitive manual tasks.

  • Provide project management to clients to support and deploy new application databases.

  • Responsible for assisting with disaster recovery planning, implementation, testing, and documentation.

  • Consults with users in diagnosing and solving database software and data-related problems.

  • Apply, perform, and enforce database security compliance and provide auditing.

  • Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.

  • Receive and respond to incident requests (Break/Fix) and changes in service (Service Requests) assigned to the team.


  • 3+ years of working SQL DBA experience + 4-year college degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 6+ years of working SQL DBA experience, in lieu of 4-year college degree

  • Microsoft SQL Database certification or any System Administration preferred

  • Experience supporting Microsoft SQL Servers with primary focus on current releases of the product SQL 2014/16/17 and 19.

  • Linux, MySQL and other open-source software knowledge with AWS or AZURE services is preferred.

  • SSRS and SSIS experience is preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills needed for extensive contact with IT teams & management

  • US Citizenship required

We foster great, team-spirited collaborations

Our organization is truly a diverse community that's open for everyone to participate in making a difference. If you want your insights and ideas to be heard and possibly enacted for your advancement and ours, you'll feel at home here. We value diversity in all its forms, and so here, you will find no limits to your professional growth. We welcome you into the process of exchanging ideas with work that is both stimulating and profitable.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today. With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at and follow our quest on Facebook ( , Instagram ( , Twitter ( , and LinkedIn ( .

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.