As an employee, you make change happen ndash for our clients, for our company, for your professional growth, for the consumers. We hire the best and brightest, who are driven to create that change. At xScion, you arenrsquot just another team member, yoursquore impactful. Yoursquore empowered. Yoursquore driven. Yoursquore an xScioneer. As a Senior Information Systems Specialist, You Will Facilitate testing, monitoring and maintenance of systems in development, production, and other environments of moderate complexity. Support full solution development lifecycle of planning, analysis, design, testing, implementation, maintenance, and decommissioning. Utilize monitoring tools to ensure health and integrity of enterprise systems. Review and interprets daily system related statistics, events, errors and other data to anticipate and take action to address anyall issues which could lead to system outages. Deploy, patch, upgrade, and troubleshoot software and database platforms of a moderate complexity. Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure the platform is meetings current needs. Author supporting documentation that includes architecture, configuration, security, maintenance, troubleshooting, and backup details. Employ proper use of change control and client communication to make changes. Perform root cause analysis of issues while ensuring consistency, accuracy and relevance of information and insights. Develop reports and conduct presentations to help stakeholders understand findings. Identify opportunities to capture andor report new data to enhance analytic capabilities Act as a team member on team projects. Provide documentation and metrics as required to fulfill team project goals. Conduct routine analysis of project requirements including scheduling, estimating costs, estimating level-of-effort and de-confliction of project goals with other ongoing efforts. Produce project timelines with clearly indicates milestones and goals. Ensure that operational configuration is in compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and Board standards. Pursue the resolution of issues of high complexity, including both systems and networks of systems. Work independently to analyze problems and develop solutions. As necessary solicits and considers input from peers, experts, management, and vendors to form action plans. Collect and analyzes the necessary logs and other supporting data. To Be Successful, You Need A bachelor's degree in Information Technology, an associated field, or equivalent work experience. At least 5 years of SQL Server experience either as a database administrator (DBA), SQL Server Administrator (SA) or database developer. Demonstrate strong working knowledge of the Transact SQL (TSQL) programming language. Experience with client-server computing and relational database environments. Knowledge of reporting tools and query tools. Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices. Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills with all audiences, organized thinking and ability to plan, execute, balance and communicate status for short and long-term tasks, projects and objectives Why xScion? We have an amazing culture ndash We were named lsquoBest Places to Work in Virginia 5 years in a row (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020) We are poised for rapid growth ndash We are on the cutting edge of digital transformation in healthcare, non-profit, and finance and continuously welcoming new clients to the xScion family We believe digital transformation is about people, not technology- We invest in each team memberrsquos development, paying for certifications and training to improve their skills so we can grow together and collectively be the best at what we do. We count on you to make an impact in whatever you do ndash As a big fish in a smaller pond you have more opportunities to expand your skillset and develop your experience on the job. Yoursquoll work with the best ndash We hire great people. Period. And because we truly care about you and our clients- We are real people working together as a team to create a flexible balanced, respectful and fun workplace. Great Benefits medical, dental, 401k match, Flexible Spending and more, but we also have unique perks such as 26 days off a year (including your birthday!), company events, games, and many other things that inspire balance and flexibility. Wersquore Transforming How Business is Done xScion is a Virginia-based, Woman-Owned company. We work with companies to help them make change happen in transforming their business operations. Our teams help Healthcare, Nonprofit Associations and Financial Services companies with global reach improve their business processes through innovative solutions including Agile Transformation, Agile Product Management, Data and Cloud Services, Automation and Quality Assurance. Want to Learn More about xScion? Check us at out on www.xscion.com httpwww.xscion.com or socially at LinkedIn httpswww.linkedin.comcompanyxscion-solutions , Twitter httpstwitter.comxscion?langen and Glassdoor httpswww.glassdoor.comOverviewWorking-at-xScion-Solutions-EIIE1044767.11,27.htm At xScion, we celebrate diversity in all forms. xScion is an Equal Opportunity Employer- FemalesMinoritiesProtected VeteransIndividuals with Disabilities.