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At InnovaSystems, extraordinary solutions are born through innovative software.

A leading provider of information technology and enterprise-level solutions to the Department of Defense, federal, state and local government agencies, InnovaSystems delivers a vital service to support our nation’s National Security Strategy. We engage organizational effectiveness and readiness by optimizing disparate data sources and operational systems resulting in reduced costs, increased effectiveness, and accessibility.

As a member of the InnovaSystems team, you will be empowered to do the best work of your career with challenging assignments that solve real-world problems and a steady focus on comprehensive leadership training and career growth.


Job Role

We are seeking a Database Administrator to work on our Navy Readiness Reporting Enterprise/Business Intelligence project in Norfolk, VA. This position will work in a government operations center to assist a lead DBA in database administration of production and pre-production systems using Web/SQL, Cognos, Data Warehouse, and ETL systems.

The position requires daily SQL Server optimization and database maintenance through proactive administration, maintenance, development, and implementation of policies and procedures that ensure the security, integrity, and availability of the Navy Readiness Reporting Enterprise database applications and warehousing. The candidate should be prepared to implement data access and table maintenance codes, resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues and be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Other responsibilities include, COTS software installation, integration and troubleshooting, user management and validation, and procedural documentation.

The job entails working closely with development teams as a product is developed for IA compliance and integrity checking. This position requires a candidate that can work in a dynamic environment that is always changing.

*Successful applicants will be asked to show proof of their U.S. Citizenship.

Security clearance at Secret level or higher is required.


Experience Required:

  • Windows Server 2008 installation, operations, maintenance, and management
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 installation, operations, maintenance, and management
  • Mid level scripting skills
  • Virtual Server build and maintenance (Microsoft Virtual Server / VMWare)
  • Cognos Business Intelligence systems management
  • Microsoft Clustering
  • Server hardware build and component configuration
  • Backup and data recovery (including system imaging software)
  • VMWare ESX or ESXi 3.0 or vSphere 4, 4.5
  • Understanding of a software development lifecycle
  • MCTS SQL Server 2008 (strongly desired)
  • MCITP Database Administrator (desired)


Our Culture:

  • Continuous learning organization
  • Leadership development
  • Supports the military readiness assessment solutions
  • Social events/company outings (Tailgate Parties, Potlucks, Chili cook-offs, etc.)
  • Gym/Workout facility in the office
  • Charitable organization that supports the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) and Support the Enlisted Program (S.T.E.P)
  • Flexible scheduling and 40-hour work week
  • 3 weeks paid vacation and 10 paid federal holidays
  • 5% 401k Matching
  • Comprehensive health and dental care
  • Centrally located office

InnovaSystems International is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.