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Chenega Corporation Database Administrator in St Louis, Missouri


NJVC has an opening for an experienced Database Administrator to manage aspects of the Oracle database including installation, configuration, design, and data migration within Aeronautical Production Systems.


  • Perform Oracle database migration from on-premise to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud leveraging records disposition schedule (RDS) managed services.

  • Analyzeze and evaluate system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts.

  • Develop long-term and short-term requirements for database administration and design.

  • Develop data migration strategy and its implementation.

  • Identify database requirements, analyze department applications, program, operate and evaluate existing systems, and design proposed systems.

  • Recommend solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.

  • Work as a part of a team to gather requirements from a customer for current system enhancements or new system designs.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline w/ 4+ years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree in a related discipline w/ 2+ years

  • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Experience as a database administrator including tasks such as data migration, data replication, user administration, backup and recovery, performance tuning, issue investigation, issue resolution, and general administration

  • Understanding of databases, primarily Oracle and/or other relational and non-relational/NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL and MongoDB

  • Experience with cloud-first, AWS native architectures, and RDS managed service in particular

  • Prior experience using Oracle SQL/PLSQL, and SQL in general

  • Previous experience scripting with JavaScript, Bash/Linux shell scripting (in general), Perl, and/or Python

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge in complex application integration

  • AWS certifications, like associates and developer

  • CompTIA Security+ or equivalent certification

  • Experience in either software development projects or software integration projects in a service-oriented environment (Cloud, SOA, Web-Services) or virtualization environment.

  • Prior experience with DoD Aeronautical Datasets

  • Prior experience with AWS cloud formation templates

  • Prior experience with Node, NPM, Swagger, REST API, Sass

  • Prior experience with configuration management tools

  • Prior experience in VB6, C++, ColdFusion, or Oracle

  • Prior experience with Oracle Spatial or PostGIS

  • Team Collaboration tools (Jira, Confluence)


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