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Senior Teradata Database Administrator (Partially Remote)
Title:Senior Teradata Database Administrator (Partially Remote)
Position Type:Full-Time
Location:Patuxent River, MD - Hybrid remote/in-office

Spalding Consulting, Inc. is seeking a Senior Teradata Database Administrator (Partially Remote) in Patuxent River, MD.  Spalding Consulting, Inc. is a professional services company delivering cutting-edge solutions to the Department of Defense since 2001. Our expert-level solutions include software development, information technology, program management, financial management and business intelligence services.  Spalding Consulting offers competitive compensation, career development, flexible work schedules and excellent benefits.

Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Hybrid remote/in-office (see on-site requirements below).

Onsite Requirements: On-boarding will require 1-2 visits to Patuxent River, MD. Initial training will be mostly virtual, but may require occasional on-site visits during the first few weeks. Candidates will be required to work onsite at Patuxent River, MD as needed to assist with patching and other tasking.


Essential Functions:

The candidate will be responsible for Teradata database administration with duties including performance tuning, collecting statistics, analyzing explains & determining which tables needed statistics. Ability to apply government mandated Database IA STIGS to remain compliant and show proof to auditors. Support multiple Teradata systems including development, test and production systems. Manage/Monitor system performance, including workload management and throttling in TASM, query performance and tuning, physical node behavior, and amp distribution. Work with Teradata in resolving RDBMS related incidents. Other duties include:

  • Collaborates with other teams as needed such as Unix, Windows, Web, Boundary, Citrix, DBA, Engineering,
  • Support Application DBA functions including DDL creation, SQL scripting, problem research, system patching, and change deployments.
  • Assist with design, development, implementation, and support of automated DBA processes using Teradata and Unix/Linux scripting.
  • Creates, maintains, and implements Backup and Recovery and disaster recovery for a large enterprise data warehouse.
  • Implements and administers access policies in compliance with DoD, industry and company standards.
  • Manage, design, support, and consult on practices of storage management, archive, restore, and disaster recovery.
  • Supports Development teams as needed.
  • Mentoring other DBAs as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Teradata DBA with more than 10 years’ experience including some experience with Teradata V17.10 or higher.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Teradata RDBMS at both physical and logical levels.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Teradata suite of tools: Teradata Studio, TDWM, BTEQ, ARCMAIN, FASTOAD, MLOAD, TPUMP, TPT, DBQL, PDCR.
  • Working knowledge of Viewpoint, Teradata Data Mover, Teradata BAR technology.


  • Familiar with Unix/Linux and KSH, BASH, and PERL scripting.

Security Clearance:
Active Top Secret clearance required. Requirements to obtain a clearance include US Citizenship, security investigation, etc.

BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Engineering, Business, or Mathematics is desired.

Spalding Consulting, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. We will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, military status, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws. Spalding Consulting, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages minorities, women, disabled, and veterans to apply for job openings within our company.

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