Sotera Defense Solutions

MarkLogic Administrator

2 months ago
Top Secret


Sotera Defense Solutions, a Top 50 Government Contractor recognized by the Washington Business Journal, is looking for top talent to join our team!


Sotera has a career opportunity available for a MarkLogic  Administrator to support our mission critical customer in Vienna, VA.   The qualified candidates:

  • Installs monitors and maintains database server software in accordance with database standards and best practices.
  • Administers database security and maintains logins.
  • Monitors and addresses database server performance issues.
  • Writes and maintains appropriate documentation of policies and procedures for database administration functions.
  • Assists the Application Development staff by developing efficient XQuery code to access and manipulate database objects as projected in functional requirements.
  • Responsible for creating Forests and Replicas.
  • Responsible for configuring and maintaining database replication.
  • Responsible for creating Corb and maintaining Corb scripts.
  • Responsible for updating XQSync property files and transferring data between MarkLogic databases.
  • Responsible for assisting developers with all of the above.
  • Responsible for assisting the production DBAs with their tasks.
  • Responsible for developing Gradle tasks and implementing Gradle.

Qualified candidates must possess an active Top Secret clearance.




  • 4 years MarkLogic Server development / administration experience on a large data system.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field; AND
  • 4 years of information technology experience involving the analysis, design and maintenance of databases.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.
  • Working knowledge of MarkLogic 8.0.x preferred.
  • Support application programmers and testers in the testing of database applications. Provide technical assistance to other team members.
  • Create cleanup processes as requested by the development staff.
  • Investigate and resolve technical matters of significance within databases by analyzing and researching possible causes and making appropriate corrections to ensure stake holder satisfaction.
  • Administrative experience with MarkLogic Server
  • Have familiarity with Linux/Unix administrative commands.
  • MarkLogic Server cluster experience

Qualified candidates must possess an active Top Secret clearance.



About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.


Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at  


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