Database Engineer Technical Specialist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
11 - 15 years experience
Aerospace & Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

Responsibilities:

The Program analyzes current NGA applicationsarchitecture, researches effective and efficient cloud technologies that allow for a minimally invasive transition to the cloud environment, without impacting NGA mission capabilities. NGA’s goal is to maximize the use of community and commercial clouds on all three domains for agility, innovation, integrated intelligence, enhancedsecurity and resource efficiency. This initiative will lead to the migration of approximately 313 identified activities from on-premise data centers to cloud environments. The programworks with Government andcontractor representatives from various unclassified and classified organizations in order to satisfy NGA’s goals for efficient cloud migration of these applications to Unclassified, Secret and Top Secret cloud environments. The candidate will serve as a Database Engineer on one of the program’s cloud engineering and migration teams. Designs, develops, builds, analyzes, evaluates and installsdatabase management systems to includedatabase modeling and design, relationaldatabasearchitecture, metadata and repository creation and configuration management. Uses data mapping, data mining and data transformational analysis tools to design and developdatabases. Determines data storage and optimum storage requirements. Prepares system requirements, source analysis and process analyses and design throughout thedatabase implementation. Evaluates, sizes and selects technology components, such as software, hardware, andnetworking capabilities, fordatabase management systems and applicationdatabases. Writes and tunes SQL queries for performance and scalability. Implements comprehensive backup anddatabase replication solutions. Specificresponsibilities and typical tasks could include, but are not limited to: • Analyzing ‘As-Is’database schemas • Creatingdatabase schema conversion strategies • Validating IOPS requirements • Cache optimization • Architecting highly available and fault tolerantdatabase design • Integrating software packages into variousdatabaseengines

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications: • Active TS/SCI security clearance • Bachelor's (or equivalent) with10 to12 years of experience, or a Master's and8 to10 years of experience • Extensive knowledge of scripting to support data ingest and management • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment with limited oversight • Technical writing and oral communication skills, possesses the ability to apply domain experience with the proper context for the Sponsor • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience • Experience deploying and managing Relational and NoSQL database technologies • Experience deploying and maintaining databases in Amazon Web Services Desired Qualifications: • Experience deploying Elastic Map Reduce clusters • Experience converting from costed databases to open source models • Amazon Web Services Big Data Certification • Experience migrating on-premises databases into a cloud environment • Experience using AWS Database Migration Service, Redshift, DynamoDB, and Aurora • Industry Database Certifications, for example Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL Database Administrator

Job ID 2018-49467

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