Karsun Solutions LLC

Open Source DBA (Senior I – IT Analyst - DC )

4 weeks ago
# of Openings
Information Technology


Karsun Solutions LLC is in the business of solving problems. Since 2009 as a premier consulting services company with a culture of innovation, Karsun offers a portfolio of Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Karsun’s list of strong clientele includes U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. General Services Administration, and the Federal Aviation Administration. Karsun combines years of institutional knowledge with a deep commitment to customer relationships, on every project.      


  • Support dynamic requirements and manage relational database management systems ( MySQL  server, Enterprise MariaDB and MongoDB).
  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of  database management software  and related products
  • Manage patches and software upgrades
  • Design of physical data storage, maintenance, access, and security administration
  • Establish and maintain backup and recovery policies and procedures
  • Monitor and maintain the health of the databases and database server environments
  • Implement and maintain database security (user management, role management)
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
  • Design, Develop and implement databases
  • Develop Conceptual Data Model, Logical Data Model, Physical Data Model
  • Support application development teams with database queries, troubleshooting and optimization
  • Prepare and maintain database documentation and standards and present technical briefings to the customer
  • Plan growth and changes (capacity planning)
  • Support end users with data exports and reports


Required Skills:

  • Installation, Configuration and administration of MySQL server, Enterprise Mongo DB and Maria DB 
  • Database Administration on Production Servers with server configuration, monitoring, performance tuning and maintenance with outstanding troubleshooting capabilities
  • Replication, Backup/Recovery, Disaster recovery and planning.
  • Batch processes, Import, Export, Backup, Database Monitoring tools and Application support.
  • Setup of security policies
  • Logical and physical data base modeling with UML and ERWIN tools
  • Support for application development teams,
  • Support for Certification and Accreditation process
  • Writing SOPs , Operations manuals
  • Capacity Planning
  • Experience with MySQL server, MySQL Enterprise, MySQL Workbench, Open Source tools such as Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona toolkit,
  • Experience operating in traditional and agile project models
  • Strong Interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate, and create consensus.

Desired Skills:

  • Manage SQL Server/ Oracle DB databases through product lifecycle environments, from development to life-safety/mission critical production systems. Configure and maintain database servers
  • Experience operating in traditional and agile project models
  • Strong Interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate, and create consensus.

Qualification (Education/Experience):

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Information systems, business systems, management information systems, IT Management, or other IT degree and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience
  • Engineering, math, and/or science degrees are acceptable substitute degrees.
  • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance


Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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