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AWS Database Administrator

Company: IBR (Imagine Believe Realize)
Location: Suitland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The AWS/Azure Database Administrator must be able to meet the key criteria below: -

  • Location: Initially remote support with hybrid support in Suitland, MD after pandemic
  • Years Experience: 7+ years
  • Education: Bachelors in computer science, computer engineering, cyber security or other relevant IT field
  • Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance
  • Citizenship: Must currently be a United States citizen
  • Key Skills:
  • Strong experience working with database cloud (AWS) or Azure administration (i.e., Postgres, SQL, Oracle)
  • Experience with DBA activities such as patching, backup/recovery, maintenance, troubleshooting and database monitoring
  • Experience with migration to the cloud and with automation and infrastructure as code (CloudWatch/Terraform)
  • AWS or Azure certification -required -OverviewDo you want to help IBR build a portfolio of next-generation data collection systems? The AWS/Azure Database Administrator is responsible for integration and implementation of the public cloud infrastructure that will support Census Systems Enterprise Database shared services. The AWS Engineer will adhere to internal team standards and processes as well as documentation for the design, implementation, operations, and accreditation of COTS infrastructure management solutions. You will build and integrate new systems and assist in the migration of applications, COTS, GOTS, and FOSS products to public cloud resources; provide technological recommendations of infrastructure solutions; implement the solution(s) required to fulfill system and solution level requirements; and support development, integration, test and validation activities to prove system effectiveness, performance, and readiness during critical test events. -Responsibilities
    • Operational responsibilities will include supervising performance of database installations, configurations, and migrations as required
    • Proactively diagnosing and resolving problems affecting database systems
    • Maintaining database configurations in compliance with release management, change management, and office of information security requirements
    • Perform daily activities like production support and continuous database monitoring.
    • Deploy Hot/Cold Backup and Recovery of databases using RMAN
    • Deploy Database Recovery Techniques
    • Understand the full application stack from the OS through custom applications using Amazon cloud-based computing environments with a focus on database administration
    • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of infrastructure on AWS Gov Cloud or Azure
    • Implements migration efforts with application teams, including data migration
    • Ability to identify and make recommendations for poor database performance
    • Helps design and maintain an enterprise-wide baseline of operating systems and software
    • Identify and improve on possible points of failure in the infrastructure/applications and support troubleshooting incidents
    • Work closely with our architect and engineers to design and implement scalable software services, networks, systems, and storage environment that effectively reflect business needs, security requirements, and service level requirements
    • Reviews and provides input to policies and standard operating procedures -Qualifications
      • Experience with RDS databases (Oracle, Postrgres, MS SQL, Maria) and Aurora databases (MySQL)
      • Experience with DBA activities such as patching, backup/recovery, maintenance, troubleshooting and database monitoring
      • Experience with automation and infrastructure as code such as CloudFormation/Terraform
      • Experience monitoring production database workloads using CloudWatch, OMS, etc.
      • Experience supporting production database workloads in Postgres, Oracle, MS SQL, and/or MySQL
      • Experience with migration to the cloud
      • Experience with system integration and automation and operating/managing AWS infrastructure as code or Azure
      • Experience integrating databases with other application components (AWS Lambda, Weblogic/Tomcat) or Azure
      • Ability to create and utilize AWS CloudFormation templates to automate creation of AWS images
      • Knowledge of AWS or Azure user, security and networking configurations
      • Experience planning, installing, configuring, patching, and troubleshooting issues on the following platforms:
        • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
        • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
        • Experience with development, designing, building, maintenance, and operations of web application and database environments on AWS, including services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, CloudWatch, ELB, RDS, etc.is a bonus
        • Experience maintaining and administering with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Maven, GitHub, Artifactory, SonarQube in a cloud environment and developing/writing scripts using Shell, Python, Bash or Perl a bonus -About IBR
          Imagine Believe Realize, LLC (IBR) is an emerging small business focused on delivering software and systems engineering solutions to government and commercial clients. Our talent acquisition strategy is tailored to career seeking candidates who embrace continuous learning and desire to grow as a professional in the software/systems engineering industry. We strive to enhance our team members ability to thrive in the workplace by creating a proper work/life balance and first class benefits package that includes: -
          • Nationwide medical, dental, and vision insurance
          • 3 weeks of paid time off and 10 paid federal holidays
          • 401k matching
          • Life insurance, short term disability and long term disability at no cost to our employees
          • Health Care Flex Spending and Dependent Care Flex Spending accounts
          • Training and education assistance opportunities -IBR is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to offer employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. IBR does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. -Learn more at http://www.teamibr.com -If alternative methods of assistance are needed with the application process, additional contact information has been provided below:

Keywords: IBR (Imagine Believe Realize), Washington DC , AWS Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Suitland, DC

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