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Senior Level Database Engineer (Bash, Unix, JIRA)

Position Description:

  • The Database Engineer shall be responsible for the evaluation and selection of a database vendor, the design, implementation, configuration, sustainment, security, backup/recovery, troubleshooting, and performance of a RDBMS to ensure the availability and consistent performance of a Configuration Database application. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical database skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Labor Requirements:

  • Support the database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis activities
  • Support the analysis and evaluation of system improvements, optimization, development and/or maintenance efforts
  • Support the development of long and short term requirements for database administration and design
  • Assist in developing databases, database parser software, and database loading software
  • Translate a set of requirements and date into a usable database schema by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts and macros, updates existing queries, creates new ones to manipulate data into a master file
  • Assist in developing database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system
  • under development
  • Lead development of database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system
  • tinder development
  • Lead development of databases, database parser software, and database loading software
  • Develop requirement recommendations from a projects inception to its conclusion for a
  • particular Business and IT subject matter area (i.e. simple to complex systems)
  • Develop 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
  • Direct fulfillment of requirements from a project’s inception to it conclusion
  • Direct organization of requirements and data into a usable database schema by directing
  • development of ad hoc queries, scripts, macros, updates to existing queries
  • Direct the overall 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
  • Direct the development of complex systems using queries, tables, Open Database
  • Connectivity and database storage and retrieval using Cloud methodologies

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experience using the Unix CLI
  • Experience writing scripts using Bash/Python
  • Minimum 5+ years RDBMS administration experience
  • Experience with the planning, data modeling and development of database tables into usable database schemas
  • Experience developing complex RDBMS ad hoc queries, Triggers, and Stored Procedures for database storage and retrieval
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native RDBMS monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Knowledge of RDBMS backup and restore best practices
  • Knowledge of RDBMS High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) best practices
  • Experience with troubleshooting and sustaining a critical production RDBMS

Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • Experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) principles, concepts, and tools such as Ansible and Salt Stack
  • Experience with the Atlassian Tool Suite (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Experience with Git Version Control

Minimum Experience Required:

  • Ten (10) years’ experience as a DBE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is require& Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of DBE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

Why ProObject?

A culture of people with a passion for technology, career growth, and training
  • Humble, smart, and a consultative approach to how we serve our mission customers. To us, is not about bragging and "rock star engineer" status.
  • If you love technology, learning, and growing in your career, we'd make a great team.
  • ProObject was one of the first software engineering companies (many moons ago), that put our money where our mouth is: Robust training ($5250 per year) and certifications for all of our team members.
AWS Select Consulting Partner
  • As an AWS select consulting partner, we have tons of training and certs with AWS if you're ready to get into cloud engineering and expand your career.
Family-oriented, family-feel, and respect for your time
  • We're a family-owned company and we care about all of our employees. The difference is easy to see with us compared to other firms.
  • We also don't believe in concepts like "work-life integration." For us, we believe in balance and support for your "outside of work" life. We respect that time.
  • Comp time available
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  • Our staff and the Baltimore sun ranked us a top workplace for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021.
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