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Database Administrator – Springfield, VA (#14238)

Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions (CNOS) provides a complete line of medical equipment and supplies along with innovative office products and services to businesses and health care facilities throughout North America. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses’ family of companies.

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We are seeking a Database Administrator that will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining various internal/external databases.  Monitor and optimize database performance and tuning of database operations. Generate complex queries and reports. Perform a wide range of database administration functions, including running test queries, troubleshooting database problems, maintaining version control of database entities, advising customers on new database features, and leading studies to evaluate the effectiveness of current database methods and procedures.

Database Administrator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides functional and technical advice to system users ensuring timely implementation of enhancements to the existing systems and to obtain maximum utilization of automated systems.
  • Ability to deal effectively with operating officials and functional staffs in gathering of factual and opinion data and in the discussion of significant, controversial automation issues. 
  • Provides advice and guidance to the government and other team members on systems to assist them in their daily decisions and identifying desired system enhancements.
  • Prepares and coordinates operating instructions relative to operation of systems and exports to all users.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally to interpret system requirements for users, produce work products, make presentations, and explain points of view. 
  • Develops, accumulates and analyzes a variety of statistical data including charts, graphs, or reports reflecting effectiveness and efficiency standings and planned versus actual accomplishments, including narrative explanations for variations indicated.
  • Writes and/or edits reports briefings, information papers and other informational material designed primarily to report functions of the directorate.
  • Prepares clear and accurate briefings.
  • Material requires analysis and selection of facts that are drawn from different sources and synthesized into unified presentations.
  • Based on an in-depth knowledge of programs, principles, and underlying objectives, identifies areas that could be improved through automation of processes.
  • Determines the most appropriate type of automated system and format and develops instructions for use.
  • Analyzes statistical data related to management or programs to identify trends or workforce characteristics that may warrant program changes and/or enhancements.
  • Develops statistical feedback reports and processes that pinpoint program deficiencies (or successes) that can be used by the agency making program modifications.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Supervisory/Management Authority

  • This position will not have supervisory authority.


Education and/or Experience

  • BS/BA in Finance or Business is desired but not mandatory and 8 years of related experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a favorable National Agency Check (NAC).
  • Must be a US citizen.

Work Environment

  • This position is primarily performed in a climate controlled office setting.


With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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