SQL Database Development Engineer

KEYW   •  

Sierra Vista, AZ

Industry: Software


8 - 10 years

Posted 334 days ago

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The team supports all system specific development areas inside the DCGS-A v3 baselines including the following types of artifact solution development: Architecture, Infrastructure, Software, Database, Web, and Software. Solution development occurs within the SEC PPSS software development lifecycle. Additionally the team is responsible for communicating with field support elements to resolve critical issues in a timely and effective manner. As a part of this team, your work efforts will contribute to the maintenance of the mixed-use data centers and standalone development environments supporting integrations, testing, and cybersecurity of the DCGS-A family of products.  Bottom line we build, implement, and maintain software tools and system environments used for delivering new IT solutions to the U.S. Army.



As a Senior DCGS-A v3 SQL Database Development Engineer, you will work as a system specific subject matter expert for the DCGS-A v3 databases under sustainment. You must communicate and collaborate to resolve issues with all data stakeholders to further evolve the DCGS-A v3 systems development environments.  Specifically, you will:

  • Work with Relational Databases such as MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server
  • Preform database Performance and Tuning
  • Drive automation of installation, configuration, monitoring, operational and support tasks for Databases
  • Design, implement and maintain all functions of database systems, including access, methods and time, device allocations, validation checks, organization, security, documentation and statistical methodology
  • Define technical infrastructure environment for RDBMS platforms for Highly available Database
  • Implement HA solution and define Backup/Recovery strategy
  • Assist in development of systems and procedures affecting database management, design and maintenance
  • Evaluate, test and produce recommendations for the selection, user and deployment of DBMS software, data management tools and utilities, data warehouse and replication tools
  • Support problem resolution; consult and advise in application design and tuning; plan, organize and execute product benchmarks for threshold and functionality
  • Provide data administration support of the development and maintenance of production and non-production database environments for distributed applications
  • Participate in product evaluations, design review session, data requirement meetings and consulting with application development products
  • Review ongoing and proposed projects to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement
  • Review project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards, Identify, clarify, and resolve project activity issues and risks, escalating them as needed
  • Document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary
  • Review technical documentation to verify compliance with PM requirements and established architectural standards and guidelines
  • Production support responsibilities include maximizing system availability, ensuring swift and complete database recovery, optimizing database and availability through ongoing maintenance, and ensure conformance to audit and operating standards
  • Assisting with communication interfaces/integration to associated systems
  • Upholds enterprise policy guidelines and recommends new and improved guidelines


Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline and 9 years of professional work experience is required (No Degree Substitution)
  • At least 1 year of experience with either DCGS-A Fixed, DCGS-A v3, or other DCGS-A POR Database  
  • 2+ years of experience with scripting and automating database tasks
  • 2+ years of production support or technology administration supporting internal systems
  • 1+ years of Linux/UNIX background
  • Demonstrated experience working in a virtualized DoD environment
  • In-depth working knowledge of Fixed supporting operating systems (RH Linux, Microsoft Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and others)
  • ·         Experience in scripting (PowerShell, VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)
  • ·         Experience in creating technical documentation
  • Working knowledge of storage systems and automation
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ce) and (technical computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to start of work
  • Secret Clearance Required. TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment


Preferred Qualifications

  • Microsoft Certified System administrator SQL Server 20XX
  • Oracle Certified Associate
  • MySQL, MySQL Cluster, MySQL Replication
  • Oracle RAC
  • Microsoft SQL Server PowerShell scripting
  • Software development experience (Java preferred)
  • Emerging technology knowledge of NoSQL databases (Hadoop)
  • Demonstrated experience with software developers or Lab Management operations
  • Direct DCGS-A Fixed experience in AFG/IRAQ
  • Familiarity of project management principles
  • Experience in scriptinglanguages like Python, JavaScript etc.

ID 2017-17186