Database Engineer

BAE Systems Plc Annapolis Junction , MD 20701

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description The Database Engineer/Oracle Database Administrator will join a high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant program. The program is 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 developing infusing new technology and adding advanced capabilities while continuing to support an on-going mission and operational system.

Job Summary

A Database Engineer is needed to provide support to maintain and add new capabilities to a complex system with exacting interface, performance, and security requirements. The selected candidate will provide database engineering expertise in the following areas: architecture, design, development, requirements analysis, data flow, network design/implementation, testing, and documentation for the system. She/he will analyze user requirements, system architecture, and system requirements specifications, and will provide database engineering expertise and develop system architecture and system design documentation. She/he will 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. The selected candidate will 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. She/he 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. She/he 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.

MDOPSRequired Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline and at least 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 have experience scripting with JavaScript, Bash/Linux shell scripting (in general), Perl, and/or Python.

  • Must have knowledge of programming languages to include Java.

  • 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 Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology and/or as a member of an Agile team.

  • Experience with Cassandra.

  • Experience with MongoDB.

  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework agile methodology.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.


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