Database Administrator

Clearance Level



Data Science


Chantilly, VA


Years of experience

10+ years of Experience


Security +

Travel Required


DXT is a small IT company dedicated to provide cutting-edge data solutions that empower clients, driving efficiency and success through high-quality products, trusted expertise, and actionable intelligence. We are seeking a skilled and experienced Database Administrator to join our dynamic IT team. At DXT, we believe in fostering innovation, embracing challenges, and providing an environment where individuals can thrive and contribute to our success.


  • Administer, configure, and maintain database systems to ensure optimal performance.
  • Perform routine database tasks such as backups, restores, and updates.
  • Implement and enforce security measures to protect sensitive data.
  • Ensure compliance with data protection regulations and industry standards.
  • Monitor database performance and resolve issues promptly.
  • Troubleshoot and debug database-related problems as they arise.
  • Collaborate with developers and analysts to design and optimize database structures.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to enhance database efficiency.
  • Develop and maintain backup and recovery procedures to safeguard critical data.
  • Conduct regular tests of backup and recovery processes.
  • Manage user access and permissions to ensure data security.
  • Create and maintain user accounts and profiles.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of database configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Contribute to the development of best practices and guidelines.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a Database Administrator or similar role.
  • Proficiency in managing relational database management systems (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server).
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of database security best practices and compliance standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plans
  • Professional development opportunities

If you are a highly motivated Database Engineer looking to contribute to a dynamic and innovative company, we invite you to apply. Join us at DXT and be part of a team that values excellence and is committed to pushing the boundaries of technology.