Database Analyst Senior - TS/SCI w/ poly required - Military veterans preferred

2019-04-16
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Ft Belvoir
Virginia
United States

Applicants must possess active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

 

Responsible for knowledge and proficiency with an enterprise database technology (e.g., Relational, SQL database, In-Memory databases, NoSQL databases and new emerging databases). Establishes and maintains security and integrity controls. Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Proposes and implements enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; and participating in professional societies. Identifies customer database requirements. Defines optimal conceptual, logical and physical data models that address customer requirement and balances performance (e.g., indexes, views, snapshots) and storage (e.g., normalization, de-normalization). Incorporates security, back-up, and disaster recovery into database designs. Establishes database parameters that maximize database performance. Installs, configures, and patches database management systems (DBMS). Writes database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata). Controls access permissions and privileges. Ensures that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly. Conducts capacity planning. Communicates regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security. Clones application environments. Ensures availability of related application technology (e.g., web services, applications, batch processors, job schedulers, etc.). Provides Tier III support for the application technology stack. Applies application, security, and database patches. Migrates new software code and break fixes. Verifies shell/SQL scripts, packages, and stored procedures for system enhancements. Installs and configures third party products that integrates with the underlying application.

 
 

1. Participates in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.

 

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

 

3. Coordinates 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. Participates in 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. May serve as technical team or task leader.

 

9. Stay current on vendors' best security practices in relation to organizational requirements.

 

10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

 

11. Participates in special projects as required.

Qualifications:

5+ years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.

 
 

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

 

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

 

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

 

ABOUT:

General Dynamics Information Technology solves our customers’ challenges through future-focused technology and services, ingenuity and deep mission-knowledge. Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference – helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.

 

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Education:

BA/BS in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.