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Senior Database Admin/Developer

Company: Steampunk
Location: Mc Lean
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview: As the Lead Postgres/MS SQL Database Administrator, you will be a key member of a high-powered team that provides management, engineering, development, and cybersecurity services across the organization. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who is interested in learning about the data and customer mission and has a proven ability to learn quickly and apply experience to solve real world engineering problems.Perform database administrator tasks including monitoring user access and security, monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast responses to front-end users, mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database, refining the logical design, installing and testing new versions of the DBMS, and refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements and conduct capacity planning. Contributions:

  • Act as the SME and provide best practice recommendations for Postgres security compliance and hardening
  • Create database related documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  • Manage user access permissions and privileges
  • Lead in developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans
  • Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Work closely with IT Project Managers, Database Programmers and Developers
  • Communicate with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  • Commissioning and installing new applications and customizing existing applications Qualifications: Required
    • US Citizen
    • Ability to obtain/maintain a Public Trust clearance
    • Bachelors degree in an IT-related field, or technical degree or diploma in related industry, or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ years of experience administering, patching, performance tuning, and securing PostgreSQL database.
    • 5 years experience creating extracting, transforming, loading, and enhancing objects to ingest structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data sources; implementing, maintaining and optimizing data warehouses; and/or gathering and implementing user requirements.
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to effectively troubleshoot, resolve, or escalate problems.
    • Experience providing project briefs to senior executives.
    • 5+ years of experience administering, patching, performance tuning, and securing PostgreSQL database Preferred
      • USCIS or DHS Experience
      • Experience writing and executing scripts or programs using one or more of the following languages to acquire and manipulate data in SQL and PostgreSQL.
      • Experience with scripting using Ansible, Python or similar dynamic languages
      • Fast learner, problem solver
      • Database Administrator certification Steampunk is a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042 and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause implementing the order. Therefore, this position requires full vaccination for COVID-19. About steampunk : Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors. Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit . We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program.

Keywords: Steampunk, Washington DC , Senior Database Admin/Developer, Administration, Clerical , Mc Lean, DC

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