Database Administrator (Remote) #4928


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.
But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?

GovCIO is looking for a Database Administrator to join our team to provide design recommendations, configuration, and operations and maintenance (O&M) support of AWS/Oracle projects. The Database Administrator will be responsible to support implementation and integration of a new database/data analysis program. The successful candidate will work closely with a small, self-organizing team that performs all aspects of design, development, troubleshooting, and (O&M) collaborating internally and with clients.


The Database Administrator will support design and development of and will perform O&M activities for a new financial database and analytics system in accordance with established Agile processes for system development lifecycle activities. This will include, but not be limited to, documentation, software upgrades/patching, API and hosting infrastructure, etc.

  • Develop, maintain, evaluate, and document administration of database tools and strategies.
  • Assist with design and development of systems (databases) that can scale for future requirements.
  • Design and implement data models and data access layers for new product functionality.
  • Assist with development of end-to-end solutions, including design and develop custom connectors.
  • Participate in analysis and design sessions with stakeholders to ensure comprehensive understanding of needs.
  • Work closely with small team and stakeholders to develop requirements.
  • Provide feedback and guidance on design and integration of new system.
  • Provides advice and guidance regarding the system in terms of business, data, application, and technology.
  • Provide expertise and implement all stages and aspects of the SDLC, including design, development, installation, and O&M of a new, complex IT system.
  • Work with developers and stakeholders to resolve system issues, such as system outages, bugs, etc.
  • Recommend improvements to existing processes and technologies.
  • Identify and leverage marketplace solutions as appropriate.
  • Provide support with issue identification, tracking, analysis, and resolution; testing; documentation; maintenance of database; and user account administration.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or Associate’s and 2+ additional years of experience or commensurate experience).

Required Skills and Experience –

  • 2-5 years of experience as a Database Administrator.
  • Experience with AWS and Oracle.
  • Experience with Agile/SAFe delivery.
  • Oracle Certified Associate certification or equivalent.
  • Expertise in requirements gathering, software evaluation, data modeling, developing standards and methodologies, and business process re-engineering.
  • Experience delivering AWS and Oracle solutions that comply with all federal standards such as security, section 508.
  • Possess knowledge of best practices for IT and data.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Experience providing consulting services in solving complex information technology issues.
  • Possess excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, remote environment.
  • Must be meticulous and highly organized.
  • Must be eligible for Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS Cloud certification or equivalent.
  • Agile/SAFe or other related certification(s).
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, or Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • Experience with a broad range of development languages, frameworks, tools, concepts, and patterns.
  • Current or recent (last two years) clearance (Public Trust).
  • Experience in the federal sector.
  • Experience with financial data analysis.
  • Experience with MySQL, Python, and JavaScript.

GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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