Database Management Specialist

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Bossier City, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Job Family: Database Analysis/Design

ARMA Global is seeking a qualified candidate to provide Data Management Specialist services to support advanced customer cloud-based systems, acquisitions, and operations. The Data Management Specialist will support multiple databases in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment including MS SQL Server, Postgre, MongoDB and Amazon RDS. Must be able to support the infrastructure and provide technical advice implementing new capabilities. Must be able to assist with queries and reports. Design solutions to provide cost savings while maintaining SLAs.

+ Implement and configure database solutions

+ Migrate data from legacy systems

+ Implementation hybrid solutions with on-premises and cloud databases

+ Provide database documentation including data dictionary, ERD and other design documents

+ Administer multiple databases in AWS Cloud including NoSQL

+ Backup and restore databases

+ Manage database storage

+ Configure Auto-scaling Groups (ASGs)

+ Manage database monitoring and alerting

+ Design and implement new databases and refactor existing databases

+ Implement Business Intelligence solutions, improve query performance and reorganize data structures and indexes

+ Build data warehouse solution to roll-up and summarize data

+ Maintains scripts and queries in source control

+ Database requirements gathering and validation

+ Maintain interfaces with applications and troubleshoot issues

+ Interface with external systems using message queues

+ Coordinates with subject matter experts to obtain and verify data for new and existing databases

+ Develops and performs structured queries as needed; designs, develops, modifies and generates specific reports upon request; creates tables, queries, and forms; and provides hard copies as requested

+ Helps ensure the quality, accuracy, and consistency of all database entries

+ Creates and maintains documentation or users’ guides for each database and trains designated personnel on use of databases, as needed

+ Assists in the integration/connectivity of multiple databases operating at multiple independent levels of security

+ Excel and Power BI tools

Basic Qualifications:

+ Final Secret clearance

+ Strong attention to detail as well as analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Independent thinker who is adaptable to evolving customer requirements and direction

+ Receives and logs incoming/outgoing data products

+ Verify and check data received for incomplete and missing data. If necessary, work with data providers to acquire corrected data

+ Ability to work independently without supervision

+ Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

+ Experiences with DevSecOps and Agile Software development

+ Experience with data lakes

+ 5 years experience with databases

+ Experience administering and developing database systems in AWS Cloud.

+ Data base performing tuning (running traces and implementing indexes)

+ Work with versioning and source control

+ Work with Git or GitLab repos

Additional Qualifications:

+ Ability to work independently without supervision

+ Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

+ Experiences with DevSecOps and Agile Software development

+ Experience with data lakes

+ 5 years experience with databases

+ AWS Data Analytics certification highly desired

+ Previous experience with US government and DoD networks

+ DoD 8270 Level 1: COMPTIA Security + or higher

+ BS or BS in computer science


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to government systems and information; must have an active SECRET government clearance and must maintain their clearance.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job Posting: JC194220341

Posted On: Oct 07, 2021

Updated On: Nov 20, 2021