Database Administrator

Ventera   •  

Reston, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 38 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Ventera’s mission is to be a growing business technology consulting firm recognized for earning the loyalty of customers and employees by committing to their success. Ventera delivers innovative business and technology solutions to unique customer challenges, to help our clients achieve meaningful results. Our team brings expertise and serves as a trusted advisor to our clients in the areas of Management Consulting, Software Engineering, and Data Solutions. Walking through Ventera, you will find a highly engaged and collaborative workforce. We strive to make Ventera a fun place to work, as well as a place where you will want to stay and build your professional career. Come join us!

Ventera is hiring for a Operational Database Administrator (RDS/PostgreSQL/Redshift) to support an ongoing development project with one of our Federal clients. The position is based in our Reston, VA office.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ Years’ experience as RDS/PostgreSQL/Redshift DBA

Required Database Developer Experience:

  • Experience in coordinating with Management / DB developers / Application Developers and BA team to implement DB solutions.
  • Experience with generaldatabasemonitoring utilizing tools such as Splunk, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, and SteelCentral.
    • Proficient with SQL troubleshooting and advanced performance and tuning
    • Proficient monitoring ETL and batch jobs
  • Experience with backup and recovery administration in AWS environments.
  • Experience with user, password, and role management utilizing tools like AWS Key.
  • Proficient with running SQL scripts for patching operations.
  • Continuous learner and teacher of best practices for configuration and tuning.

Nice to have experience

  • Experience with CICD pipelines (database automation)
  • Experience with scriptinglanguage like Python, Lambda etc
  • Experience with troubleshooting and resolving reports related performance issues
  • Experience with Oracle, SQL Server, etc.
  • Experience with Helpdesk support (Tier2/Tier3)