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Database Engineer with active TS/SCI Poly

Company: Leidos Inc
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description Exciting opportunity to join the fast-growing National Security Sector here at Leidos!We offer competitive salaries, bonus programs, competitive paid leave, holidays, beyond ordinary benefits, and many opportunities for continual professional growth and development, including a robust technical upskilling program, paid/sponsored certifications, leadership development training opportunities and tuition reimbursement programs!We are looking for a Database Engineer/Oracle Database Administrator to join our high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology. We are using Test Driven Development (TDD) and test automation tools alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. Program execution follows DEVOPS best practices and employs robust development, test, and production environments. The program provides system engineering, development, test, integration, and operational support to a large, fast-paced program, and is infusing new technology and adding advanced capabilities while continuing to support an on-going mission and operational system.You will maintain and add new capabilities to a complex system with exacting interface, performance, and security requirements; provide database engineering expertise in the following areas: architecture, design, development, requirements analysis, data flow, network design/implementation, testing, and documentation for the system. You will analyze user requirements, system architecture, and system requirements specifications, and will provide database engineering expertise and develop system architecture and system design documentation; support the development of system configuration documentation, including designs for capacity and performance planning, and will perform engineering activities, to include risk assessments and analyses of alternatives for a variety of system related issues and concerns; provide solutions to challenging technical problems in distributed data replication, concurrent data access, and high availability.Primary Responsibilities:The selected candidate will provide guidance and support for database engineering of large-scale systems, major system elements, and interfacing systems that are part of a large complex network environment with geographically distributed components. The selected individual will interface with technical managers, system and software integration engineers, test engineers, information assurance engineers, and other project team members in an Agile environment. The selected candidate will be responsible for implementing database engineering practices to ensure the proper degree of engineering rigor is applied to all assigned tasks. The candidate will be responsible for communicating with and effectively collaborating with internal technical professionals on a day-to-day basis, and with POCs from customer organizations when necessary. The selected individual will actively participate in Program Increment Planning and related Agile team activities. Assigned duties may include:

  • Supporting database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow, and analysis activities.
  • Supporting the analysis and evaluation of system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts.
  • Supporting the development of long term and short-term requirements for database administration and design.
  • Assisting in developing databases, database parser software, and database loading software.
  • Translating requirements and data into usable database schemas by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts and macros, making updates to existing queries, and creating new queries to manipulate data into a master file.
  • Assisting in the development of database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system under development.
  • Developing requirement recommendations from a project's inception to its conclusion for a particular Business and IT subject matter area (i.e. simple to complex systems).
  • Developing database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system under development.Security Clearance Requirement:
    • You must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph to be considered for this role.Required Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline and four (4) to eight (8) years of related experience. Additional experience may be substituted for a degree.
      • Must have experience as a Database Administrator to include tasks such as data migration, data replication, user administration, backup and recovery, performance tuning, issue investigation, issue resolution, and general administration.
      • Must have a good understanding of databases, primarily Oracle and/or other relational and non-relational/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL and MongoDB.
      • Must have experience using Oracle SQL/PLSQL, and SQL in general.
      • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices.
      • Must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasking.
      • Must be capable of performing high quality work both independently, and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology and/or as a member of an Agile team.
        • Knowledge of programming languages to include Java.
        • Experience scripting with JavaScript, Bash/Linux shell scripting (in general), Perl, and/or Python.
        • Experience with Cassandra.
        • Experience with MongoDB.Careers.leidos.com/CONMDCSSKEYCONMDOriginal Posting Date:2024-03-05While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.Pay Range:Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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