Senior Database Engineer



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Senior Database Engineer

Position Description
CGI is looking for a Senior Database Engineer who will be responsible for establishing database management systems, standards, guidelines and quality assurance for database deliverables, such as conceptual design, logical database, capacity planning, external data interface specification, data loading plan, data maintenance plan, and security policy. Your future duties and responsibilities
Adapts business requirements, developed by modeling/ development staff and systems engineers, and develops the data, database specifications, and table and element attributes for an application.
Documents and communicates database design.
Evaluates and installs database management systems.
Codes complex programs and derives logical processes on technical platforms,
Builds windows, screens, and reports.
Assists in designing user interface and business application prototypes.
Participates in quality assurance and develops test application code in client server environment. Provides expertise in devising, negotiating, and defending the tables and fields provided in the database.
At more experienced levels, helps to develop an understanding of client's original data and storage mechanisms.
Determines appropriateness of data for storage and optimal storage organization.
Determines how tables relate to each other and how fields interact within the tables for a relational model.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Master?s Degree is required plus 3-6 years of relevant experience
Experience making certain that security policies, privacy policies are complied with and that data is protected, available to only authorized users and complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
Knowledgeable of federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards, and guidance, so that requirements support security and privacy compliance. Knowledgeable of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
Experienced at advanced level in database management and data administration support for large data systems across multiple platforms. Advises on best practices and provides database management and administration tasks such as standardizing data names, definitions, usage, and structures.
Experienced in supporting an installed mainframe environment both in a data center and in a hybrid cloud environment and/or retooling a mainframe-oriented infrastructure environment to a Platform-as-a-service environment.
Leads and directs database specialists to manage databases, manage database projects, and provide database administration functions.
Leads and manages large database projects including the design, installation, configuration, backup and maintenance of data integrity. Performs or oversees data administration tasks and tuning of full-featured databases to maximize efficiency and availability.
Experience designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining data repository systems.
Provides design and development of interface capabilities between database systems and other management systems to support access and usage of programmatic data.
Experience with development of databases including logical and physical designs. Can manage and oversee full SDLC phases of projects. Makes recommendations on improvements in design, configuration and data administration.
Leads, advises or oversees the critical database usage standards, procedures, and conventions. Advises on new technologies and best practices in this area such as Data Lakes, data warehouses, big data platforms.
Presents technical briefings on designs, recommendations, project progress, status, issues, and solutions on data administration and database development projects.
Excellent Oral and written communications.
Expert level experience with: MS Office, MS Project, Specific relational, hierarchical, or OODB database product and structure knowledgeDesired Certs / Other: Commercial certifications for database products, Certs or specialized advanced training of commercial databases such as DB2, Oracle, OODBs
Desired Emerging Tech Experience: Cloud, Big data platforms and data analysis, Emerging backup and storage technologies
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