Database Administrator – San Antonio, TX, US


Database Administrator – San Antonio, TX, US

Database Administrator

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: San Antonio, TX, US

NIKA is hiring for a Database Administration Support that will provide overall system administration for DHA Facilities Enterprise based out of San Antonio, TX!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

At NIKA, you’ll be excited to come to work each day. This position comes with a competitive salary package that includes health/dental insurance, 401(k), bonus programs, and many other perks.

Position Description

  • Provides computer systems administration and database support.
  • Conducts database analysis, including design and software use. Implements database changes and installs upgrades.
  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and resolves technical problems and system anomalies.
  • Provides overall systems administration.
  • Manage, analyze, maintains, prepare data for DHA Facilities Enterprise.
  • Provides data, quality checks, analytics for meetings, reports, and other government deliverables.
  • Supports operational technical requirements as directed by DHA.

Specific tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan and lead database process improvement opportunities in Planning, Design Construction and Activation and O&M Branches.
  • Review sources of data and the mechanisms for collecting data for the SRM requirements database.
  • Manage database web-based applications.
  • Develop and maintain user accounts.
  • Assist in developing collaboration tools SharePoint built-in functions.
  • Map workflow processes and build functions within SharePoint site to gain efficiencies in horizontal and vertical communications.
  • Manage server capacity by ensuring that storage levels are maintained within acceptable thresholds.
  • Maintain a system status report which tracks system issues, current action items and requests for system changes in functionality.
  • Develop, test and implement enterprise web sites.
  • Customize DHA SharePoint (and/or equivalent) sites templates and development of new templates.
  • Build workflow and collaboration applications using various (DHA) SharePoint sites.
  • Prepare ad hoc queries and reports as requested.
  • Provide integration for facility project data created and maintained in DMLSS and BUILDER with data maintained in the DoD JMAR and create, validate, and maintain reports in the SRM requirements database.
  • Query, interpret, and report data using sound research methodologies.
  • Identify data relationships between multiple data systems to blend data using solid data management techniques.
  • Create data collection and reporting standards to ensure reliability.
  • Determine root cause of discrepancies regarding counts to inventory and make recommendations for correction.
  • Perform quality control checks and monitor data for validity, correctness and completeness to ensure the accuracy of facilities data both through data entry and query-based analyses.
  • Maintain operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Prepare, analyze, and summarize various weekly, monthly, and periodic operational results for use by various key stakeholders, creating reports, specifications, instructions, and flowcharts.
  • Conduct full life cycle of analytics projects, including pulling, manipulating, and exporting data from project requirements documentation to design of business intelligence dashboards and execution of results.


  • Strong task management and organizational skills.
  • Database knowledge and experience vendor/client management skills (internal and external).

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required with equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience as a data analyst or similar position (i.e. research assistant, associate, or analyst)
  • Proficiency with statistics and data-set analytics
  • Proficiency in Business Intelligence software and/or Analytics services
  • Possess the ability to analyze information, interpret results, identify trends and recommend resolution
  • Exceptional attention to detail, time management, organizational skills and effective decision-making abilities
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products with advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal
  • Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets
  • Customer service oriented
  • The ability to work confidently in a results-oriented environment
  • The ability to present findings in a polished way
  • Must be able to obtain a Clearance Access Card (CAC)


NIKA is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.