Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

6-190215-8553: Senior Database Administrator (Charleston, SC)
LocationUnited States
Open Date4/5/2019

STG, a wholly-owned subsidiary company of SOS International LLC (SOSi), is seeking a Senior Database Administrator to support the Department of State in Charleston, SC.  The ideal candidate will possess experience in Information Specialist services. This team is responsible for the operation of both domestic and overseas financial systems, including payroll, accounting, accounts receivable, disbursing, cash reconciliation, data warehouse, imaging and Treasury reporting systems. 

• Develop, document, and execute daily, bi-weekly, monthly, and annual operating procedures to support the production financial systems
• Integrate and automate cycles and Windows activities through an automated batch manager, “Control-M”
• Coordinate and develop production schedules with user departments within guidelines and applicable service level agreements
• Perform the installation of application software and core database software upgrades and patches
• Develop, document, test, and maintain database backup, recovery, and replication strategies, procedures, and schedules
• Create and maintain all production databases, primarily Oracle and SQL, including compliance with Department of State regulations
• Plan, test and execute continuity of operations plans for all applicable systems


• Master’s degree in computer science, business or closely related area. A minimum of 15 years’ experience in computer systems design, requirements analysis, resource management, systems implementation and strategic business planning.
• Knowledge and experience in Oracle Data Base Administration, at least 3 years professional experience as an Oracle Database administrator
• Knowledge and experience in Microsoft SQL Server Data Base Administration
• Knowledge and experience using SQL and SQL Plus to management scripts
• Knowledge and experience with Oracle/MS SQL Server in Windows 2008/2012 or future elaborations Server network environment
• Knowledge and experience on personal computers running Windows 2007/Windows 2010 workstation or future elaborations in a Windows network environment
• Experience with PC workstation operations including word processing, spreadsheets and electronic mail, as well as knowledge of Windows 2007/Windows 2010 or future elaborations system internals such as the registry
• Ability to communicate technical as well as non-technical information clearly, both orally and in writing
• Knowledge of and/or experience with accounting and financial systems
• Knowledge of and/or experience with “Control-M” batch scheduling software or similar software

**All personnel provided under this task order must be able to either possess or obtain a security clearance of “Secret”, to be issued by Department of State, Diplomatic Security.