Dogwood Management Partners, LLC


SQL Database Administrator

San Antonio, TX


   Dogwood has been consulting on Cyber Security and related IT services for commercial clients and federal agencies since 2001. We owe our success to the professionals we have been fortunate enough to hire and retain to perform to the standards set forth by leadership within our commercial clients and the federal government. For this reason, we seek only those candidates with the highest ethical standards who meet the experience requirements for the obligations we have been entrusted with.

   Dogwood Management Partners, an SDVOSB, is seeking an SQL Database Administrator. This position is located at Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio), Texas. To be considered for work, a candidate must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien. The candidate is subject to a National Agency Check with Law and Credit (NACLC) investigation. No H1 visas or third parties please.

Provide Microsoft SQL Database Administration support services to include Tier 3 level expertise, planning and implementation, and monitor patching services. In addition:
• Analyze and maintain the operational environment; sustain capacity and performance requirements, optimize and tune databases for maximum efficiency, keep systems and platforms functioning at 99.9% availability, ensure data integrity through daily, weekly, and monthly checklists for monitoring of logs, database growth, audit reports, and backup and recovery processes.
• Maintain and update the database architecture, perform database-related duties such as SQL DBA recommendations on policies and procedures, maintain database utilities, and provide reports and scripts for task automation.
• Monitor systems and platforms for availability; oversee SQL clusters, database mirroring, database replication and failover, and provide technical recommendations on emerging technologies and trends in the commercial market.
• Communicate effectively both orally and written with customers, stakeholders, and technical specialists. Effectively lead detailed technical discussions and develop and present required briefing materials to ensure the customer’s needs are met in accordance with DoD and DHA requirements; participate in technical working groups strategizing for future requirements and propose architecture enhancements based on business needs and/or improving realized ROI.
• Perform monthly (or as directed) SQL Readiness Reviews (SRR). These SRR scans are required to ensure STIG compliance. Perform SRR mitigations and documentation updates to support the SRR scans.
• Assist with providing customized reports and/or data dumps based on the SCCM central database running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.
• Work in SSRS to provide customized reports based on ad-hoc requests.

• Favorable NACLC background check
• Security + CE certification required
• Computing environment certification within 120 days (MCSA, MCSE, etc.)
• Experience commensurate with position duties

If you feel you qualify based on the above and would like to be considered, please apply to with an updated resume and use “#1451, SQL DBA” in the subject line. sWithin your email response or in a separate attachment, please provide a few bullet points that briefly state your applicable experience from the job description above as well as any other information that you feel may be pertinent to the responsibilities of this key role.

All resumes we receive, will be held in the strictest confidence.  We never share your resume with anyone without discussing it with you first.  Our ethics statement.

Dogwood Partners, Dogwood Services & Dogwood Technologies are equal opportunity employers. Minorities, disabled persons, veterans and disabled veterans are especially encouraged to apply.