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Database Engineer

Job ID: 2209371
Location: , United States
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Database Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description

Description

The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team that is committed to applying their education and vast experience to provide for natural resource conservation practices in support of an effort by Federal and State agencies, universities, and professional societies to deliver science-based information to landowners.  Our mission is to build the technology to help people understand, preserve, and increase the productivity of our natural resources, ensuring that all of us are able to enjoy the benefits of productive soil, clean air and water, and abundant wildlife that come from a healthy environment.  This team provides conservation services and data information to the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), a subsidiary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

The Database Engineer (DBE) will use their technical skills within a SQL Server environment solving complex problems and researching solutions to technical challenges. The DBE will work with a project team to administer the database platform that includes size system hardware (physical and virtual), maintenance steps, and tuning/troubleshooting performance issues. Integrating the DBEs into each team streamlines communications and reduces friction needed for data related changes. Essentially, the DBE delivers technical solutions and will support the enterprise platform and associated technologies that compliment and support NRCS initiatives and overall mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration, maintenance, and support of production databases in an enterprise operations environment
  • Enterprise Database administration including data backups and testing while working within a Microsoft SQL Server-based enterprise environment
  • Database Performance: Implement Best Practices and Compression/Scheduled Automated tasks for indexing
  • Maintain application data feeds
  • Configure and maintain multi-site data failover capabilities
  • Provide direction on data solutions, data integration points, and security
  • Provide guidance on data related items in applications and the rendering of data delivered through services
  • Capture, track and fix existing database discrepancies identified by quality control checks and end user
  • Work side by side with the development team on scripts to move data through the pipeline

 

This opportunity is contingent upon award. 

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Business Information Systems or Engineering; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years of experience working with Databases in an enterprise environment
  • Working knowledge of and ability to utilize Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or higher
  • Recent experience supporting live production databases
  • Proficient knowledge of services and how data is passed through them
  • Knowledge or experience working with Java, .Net, Pega, Python, or JavaScript
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Successful candidate is subject to a background investigation by the Government and must be able to meet the requirements for a “Public Trust” security clearance.

Preferred Skills:

  • 4+ years of experience working with Databases in an enterprise environment
  • Proficient knowledge of and ability to utilize Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or higher. MySQL Experience.
  • Experience working with Bitbucket, Git, SonarQube, HTML, JSON, XML, Angular JS, REACT is a plus.
  • SAFe Agile experience including methodology and concepts experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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