Chenega Corporation Database Administrator in Gaithersburg, Maryland
The NJVC Spatial Solutions team has an opening for an experienced Database Administrator to work on cloud-based systems with a mission operations team. The team is involved in the operation and sustainment of multiple operational cloud-deployed geospatial solutions. A successful candidate will have experience with administration, support, and maintenance of cloud-based databases/Amazon RDS instances.
Sustain and manage multiple mission operational geodatabases of cloud-based systems.
Respond to DB Incident Reports (e.g. DB locks).
Perform DB checks.
Run DB queries.
Perform routing DB checks
Analyze future DB needs.
Work with users to implement data standards by creating and updating the data dictionary and automated data validation functions.
Other duties as assigned.
BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience
Experience in AWS/Cloud technologies
Extensive hands-on experience in all DBA tasks such as user management, backup and recovery, snapshot creation, and deletion.
Experience in RDS and SQL Technology
DOD 8570 Certification (Security+ or equivalent or higher)
Active TS/SCI Clearance
The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting.
Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals.
Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end-users on frequently asked technical issues.
Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, and previous customer service experience strongly desired.
Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
Native preference under PL 93-638.
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