872 - Database Developer - Military veterans preferred

Frontier Technology, Inc. (www.fti-net.com)


  full-time   employee   contract


United States

Position:  872 - Database Developer Type:  Full Time Location:  Chesapeake, VA

Job Description

FTI is seeking a Database Developer to support a software development project in Chesapeake, VA. Work location may also be at FTI sites including Huntsville, AL, Dayton, OH and Crystal City, VA. The ideal candidate is a self-starter that prefers working in a dynamic, Agile environment supporting a Government client located in Washington, D.C.

This position requires the candidate to work closely with a team of analysts and application developers in the design, development, testing and implementation of optimized and secure database solutions that meet customer requirements and government information assurance security standards.   



  • (Minimum) Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related fields
  • Current DOD 8570 IAT Level II certification, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire


  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience in database disciplines including development and maintenance of hierarchical and/or relational databases, preferably in a government/contractor setting
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Ability to work with cross functional team (i.e. project manager, logisticians, engineers, program analysts)
  • Ability to work independently with a geographically dispersed team
  • Oracle and MySQL experience is a plus
  • Agile Scrum knowledge strongly preferred, including use of toolsets such as Jira, Trello, Redmine, etc.
  • Big Data/Advanced analytics experience with the Hadoop environment, NOSQL, MongoDB, HortonWorks, etc. also preferred


  • Works under the general supervision according to company policies and project specification
  • Works with a geographically dispersed team to achieve program development goals and objectives
  • Analyzes and reviews existing system and program logic to become familiar with the existing product features and database standards
  • Reviews, evaluates, designs, implements and maintains databases as required
  • Identifies data sources, constructs data decomposition diagrams, provides data flow diagrams and documents the process
  • Organizes system maintenance data in a format that can be readily manipulated, analyzed and socialized with the technical community and applicable stakeholders as required by the customer
  • Writes code for database access, modifications, and constructs including stored procedures
  • Assignments may include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, and installing, upgrading, and managing database applications
  • Other responsibilities include COTS software installation, integration and troubleshooting, user management and validation, and procedural documentation


  • Specific knowledge of industry and company database development standards and data quality assurance practices is required
  • Specific knowledge of system integration and application interface design issues is required
  • Understanding of database analytical tools, network architecture and protocols, security risks and security policies is required
  • Knowledge of large hierarchical and relational database techniques and methodologies is required
  • Understanding of data management in respect to availability, integrity and security is required
  • Familiarization with Scrum Methodology toolsets, such as JIRA, Confluence, and/or TFS is desired.
  • Understanding of the structure and functionality of GOTS applications strongly preferred
  • Past experience working on Naval Maintenance, Configuration Management and/or Logistics software systems is strongly preferred.
  • U.S. citizenship with current Secret government security clearance. 

FTI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D