Database Developer - Database Architect, w/Poly - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-17
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Mclean
Virginia
United States

Responsible for designing, planning, implementing and administering databases, including security, access, and documentation.

 
Customer’s collaborative, entrepreneurial business analytics group is seeking technical expertise in Cloud-based database administration as well as DevOps practices (automation, continuous integration) to help with growing business analytics requirements.
Core requirements:

- 15-20 years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.

- Experience with Oracle software development including but not limited to triggers, functions, procedures, and packages utilizing PL/SQL.

- Excellent customer service, communication, and collaboration skills.
- Experience working on teams utilizing DevOps tools and services, such as Github, Puppet, and Jenkins to enable efficient software development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
- Ability to design, evaluate, select, implement, and support databases and metadata structures and previous experience redesigning data systems and processes.
- Ability to analyze information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.
- Ability to review requests for data and data usage, research new and/or better data feeds, coordinate new data developments ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structures.
- Ability to coordinate testing of designed applications, design dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading and managing database applications.
- Ability to evaluate and make recommendations on data integrity, performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, and continuous efforts to improve performance and functionality.
- Must stay up-to-date of industry technological enhancements and changes, assess and select enhancement/innovations deemed feasible and appropriate.
Desired/Optional: 
- At least 6 months on-the-job experience in Cloud-based database and tools such as Amazon RDS (or equivalent in training or professional expertise), including architecting automation and optimization of deploying instances, testing, and executing backups.
- Experience with IC security and solutions development and integration, including work, training, or experience with Cloud-based platforms.
- Experience with optimizing data for consumption by visualization and web tools; experience with Tableau and D3.js preferred.
- Familiarity with different Cloud database storage solutions (MySQL, Oracle, Postgress, Redshift) and ability to provide complete assessment of technical characteristics of proposals and alternatives considered to optimize database performance; demonstration of initiative in learning new tools and crafting proposals as necessary.
- Experience and advocate for Agile practices and tracking mechanisms such as JIRA and/or previous experience or training as a Scrum Master.

1. Provides expert-level design and development of relational databases.

 

2. Identifies and directs information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.

 

3. Leads new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.

 

4. Reviews business requests for data and data usage, researches data sources for new and better data feeds.

 

5. Leads continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.

 

6. Assignments may include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading, and managing database applications.

 

7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced Analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 

8. Serves as a technical team or task lead.

 

9. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

 

10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

 

11. Participates in special projects as required.

Qualifications:

15-20 years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.

 
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline.

 

Master's Degree preferred.

 

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