Database Engineer in St. Louis, MO at DCS

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Job Description

The Database Engineer provides technical expertise for database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis, and develops relational and/or Object-Oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for developing a database structure that fits into the overall architecture of the system under development and has to make trades among data volumes, number of users, logical and physical distribution, response times, retention rules, security and domain controls.

Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design.

Develops requirements from a project’s inception to its conclusion for a particular business and IT subject matter area (i.e., simple to complex systems).

Assists with recommendations for, and analysis and evaluation of systems improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts.

Translates a set of requirements and data into a usable document by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts, and macros; updates existing queries, creates new ones to manipulate data into a master file; and builds complex systems using queries, tables, Open Database Connectivity and database storage and retrieval using Cloud methodologies.

Job Requirements

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

8 to 12 years of relevant technical experience.

Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI.

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering).


DTO certification.

Experience with database design, development, tuning and enhancement.

Must have experience in the following: working and leading developments in an Agile environment, working with and migrating applications to the AWS cloud, writing application life cycle documentation, database transitions, and Data load/transfer experience.

Must be familiar with and have hands-on experience with the following software and applications Oracle Spatial and PostGIS, OpenLayers, GeoServer, ArcGIS Server, JPEG 2000 Internet Protocol (JPIP) tools, ArcMap, Python and ArcPy scripts, VBA, MS Access, Oracle, and PostgreSQL.

Must have current DODD 8570 compliant certification/training (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be DODD 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with.
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