• Database Engineer

    Location US-VA-Alexandria | US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/25/2018 1:45 PM)
    Job ID
    S-08
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    Database Engineer 

     

    WOOD is currently hiring Database Engineers in Dulles and Arlington, VA.  We have opportunities for Entry Level and Sr. Level professionals. The Database specialist will provide database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow, analysis and support.

     

    TS with SSBI within 5 years required, TS/SCI preferred. 

     

    WOOD Consulting Service, Inc. is a Management Consulting and IT Services firm providing innovative results to our Federal customers.  Our diverse array of services and solutions are designed to help our clients leverage, protect, and maximize their information technology investments.  We offer a fantastic benefits package including but not limited to:

     

    • 4 weeks PTO, 10 paid holidays
    • Company Sponsored Health, Dental and Vision through BCBS
    • Team culture that promotes personal and professional growth
    • Matching 401K
    • Educational Reimbursement up to $4500 annually
    • Continued training and learning through WOOD University
    • PMI certified training
    • Competitive salary and much, much more…

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include (based on experience):

    • Develops relational and/or Object-Oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software.
    • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design.
    • Responsible for developing a database structure that fits into the overall architecture of the system under development and has to make trades among data volumes, number of users, logical and physical distribution, response times, retention rules, security and domain controls.
    • The Database Engineer works primarily at the front end of the lifecycle-requirements through system acceptance testing and Initial Operational Capability (IOC).
    • Develops requirements from a project’s inception to its conclusion for a particular business and Information Technology (IT) subject matter area (i.e., simple to complex systems). Assist with recommendations for, and analysis and evaluation of systems improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts.
    • Translates a set of requirements and data into a usable document by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts, and macros; updates existing queries, creates new ones to manipulate data into a master file; and builds complex systems using queries, tables, Open Database Connectivity and database storage and retrieval using Cloud methodologies.
    • One or more of the following- Apache Hadoop, PostgresSQL, MYSQL or VMware or Oracle DBMS knowledge
    • Possess knowledge of SQL Server and its tools including the facets of successfully administering a wide range of simple to highly complex environments.
    • Demonstrated practical experience with data migration from legacy systems to central repositories
    • Be able to evaluate and install new software releases, patches and system upgrades.
    • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of database tuning: software configuration, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage.
    • Experience with development and execution of database security policies, procedures and auditing-experience with database authentication methods, authorization methods, and data encryption techniques.
    • Possess good communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Must work well in a team environment as well as independently.
    • Must exhibit good time management skills, independent decision making capability; focus on customer service.
    • Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall database and applications environment.

     

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    • Must have a Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility (SSBI within the last 5 years)
    • S. Citizenship required.
    • Level 3- Must have Bachelors Degree and 4 years experience or Masters Degree with 2 years
    • Level 4- Must have Bachelors Degree and 6 years experience or Masters Degree with 4
    • Level 5-6- 8/10 years with Bachelors or 6/8 with Masters
    • Possess good communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Must work well in a team environment as well as independently.
    • Must exhibit good time management skills, independent decision making capability; focus on customer service.
    • Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall database and applications environment.

     Desired Skills:

    • Experience database engineering support to DHS, DoD or Intelligence Customers
    • Data Scientist skills and experience
    • Understanding of Certification and Accreditation (NIST 800-53) processes as they apply to database technologies
    • Operating system and hardware platform knowledge preferred.
    • Experience working with large unstructured data sets
    • Experience with Map/Reduce technologies
    • Experience with process development and deployment
    • Trained in Six Sigma Methodology
    • ITIL knowledge and certification

     

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