Database Developer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Sioux Falls
South Dakota
United States


Database Developer

The Database Developer will support the Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC) Project Controls Office and the Remote Sensing Division project controls group as part of the Land Satellites Data System (LSDS) Program. The Developer will be responsible to provide system analysis, design, implementation and management of databases and the front-end web-based collaboration interface. The individual will work with the staff, contractor technical managers, and the government customer to design and implement core Postgres database applications and procedures with a front-end web-based Atlassian Confluence interface to meet requirements and needs of the TPCO and LSDS. The Developer will also provide application administration for the developed solutions.

The Developer must have the ability to work autonomously, in a team environment, with other contractor staff, and the Government customer. The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills and the individual must have the ability to take initiative, develop creative solutions, and have a willingness to learn.

Education : BS/BA in information systems, computer science or related database field preferred

Experience : 1 to 2 years of related experience desired

Requirements :

  • Ability to create and manage the data aspects within a database architecture
  • Ability to create and manage front-end web-based interfaces
  • Experience in database design, development, implementation, and query optimization
  • Experience in SQL and PL/SQL (or any other SQL based procedural language)
  • Ability to translate technical specifications, and/or logical and physical design into code for new or enhancement projects
  • Support anomaly investigation and troubleshooting activities
  • Willingness to participate in special projects and performing other duties as assigned
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, interpersonal, and communications skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to deliver code into the development, test, and production environments
  • Ability to learn and follow software development methodology, including secure software development; learn and follow architecture standards
  • Participate in design, code, and test inspections throughout life cycle to identify issues; participating in other meetings, such as those for use case creation
  • Participate in systems analysis activities, including system requirements analysis and definition (e.g., prototyping), and logical and physical design
  • Perform as a tester for unit, integration, systems, acceptance, and related testing
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple customers/projects
  • Knowledge or experience with PostgreSQL is a plus
  • Knowledge or experience with Data Warehouse is a plus
  • Knowledge or experience with MS Access, including conversions from MS Access to other DB systems, is a plus

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn and participate in Agile Development Processes including Continuous Delivery Implementation
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn and participate in Agile Detailed Planning environments such as Atlassian JIRA and Confluence

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .