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Spinvi Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator in North Charleston, South Carolina

The successful candidate will play an integral role on the NIWC LANT CSSP Infrastructure and Platform Sustainment (CIPS) team and must be able to create, update, configure, manage and administer several Microsoft SQL Server environments. The candidate will oversee the implementation, configuration, security, maintenance, and performance of SQL Server RDBMS systems, as well as ensuring the availability and performance of enterprise applications. Maintain SQL Server database objects and perform database capacity planning, data modeling, data loads, troubleshooting, database backup and recovery and support onsite applications. The candidate must be able to create, edit and execute scripts to process data and perform software updates. Will be relied on to provide IT project management guidance/input and expertise for projects and special projects as needed. The candidate must be able to integrate DBMS(s) and data with existing application software, web sites, portals, storage devices or business applications as well as assisting and testing Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP).


  • Manage SQL Server from development to mission-critical production systems

  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring system health and performance to ensure a high level of security and availability

  • Ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations

  • Independently analyze and correct issues in real time, providing end-to-end resolution

  • Script automation

  • Manage database structures by monitoring and adjusting the internal structures (tuning) as required

  • Define, establish and perform regular database backups

  • Participate in the planning, designing, creating, installing, customization, upgrades and maintaining of databases to meet defined requirements

  • Perform upgrades of the database and software to new release levels

  • Document databases and deployed applications

  • Implement database security and create associated documentation

  • Ensure databases are compliant with applicable STIGS



  • 5 years of Microsoft SQL Server database administration experience

  • Experience with MS SQL Server STIG implementation

  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), monitoring and troubleshooting tools

  • Experience with VMware vCenter v6.5 and later

  • Experience with Microsoft Failover/SQL Server Clusters and AlwaysOn groups

  • Experience with SQL backup and recovery

  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services

Highly Desired Skills:

  • Previous Oracle database administration experience is a plus

  • VMware 6.5 and later experience

  • Windows system administration experience

  • Familiarity with DoD standards of security and STIG compliance

  • Familiarity with HBSS

  • Familiarity with SharePoint

  • Familiarity working in a classified space

  • Experience with Jira and Confluence


  • Active T5/SSBI Investigation with current eligibility


  • Up to 10% Travel May be required

Additional Information:

  • Authorized to view audit records on Central Log Server

  • Authorized to administer all DNS Servers and all zones


  • Long Term Disability

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Direct Payroll Deposit

  • Leave Accrual

  • Holidays

Optional Benefits

  • Short Term Disability

  • Additional (Voluntary) Life Insurance

  • Additional (Voluntary) AD&D Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Medical Coverage

  • Dental Coverage

  • Vision Care Plan

  • Flexible Spending Account Plan

  • Online Training

  • AFLAC Supplementary Insurances

AAP/EEO Statement

Spinvi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Spinvi does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Spinvi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Spinvi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Spinvi expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Spinviā€™s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.