Database Engineer

Leidos is looking for Database Engineer in FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, MD. This local job opportunity with ID 11118103 is live since 08/27/2018.

Job Description


The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Employer currently has an opening for a Database Engineer to work at our Ft. Meade, Maryland location. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience supporting an important, fast-paced, mission critical program.


Job Summary and Primary Roles and Responsibilities

The selected individual must be able to efficiently investigate complex database issues and provide solutions in a dynamic, complex, production environment. He/she must have the ability to effectively interface with customers, system administrators, database team members, software developers, and senior-level management. He/she will be expected to learn and understand data models and data architecture documents. Solutions developed to support the customer's needs will be written using SQL, PL/SQL, and scripting languages. Other tasks may include applying Oracle patches and upgrading the database structure, as well as tasks in data conversion and other database-centric process improvements.

External Referral Eligible


Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline and 4 years of related experience.
• Must have at least 4 years general experience as a Database Administrator to include experience with tasks such as data migration, data replication, user administration, backup and recovery, and general DBA tasks.
• Must have at least 3 years of Oracle Database Administration experience.
• Must have at least 2 years of experience with Linux (RHEL).
• Must have 2 years of shell scripting experience.
• Must have 2 years experience with PL/SQL.
• Must have good communication skills, both verbally and written.
• Must be an independent thinker capable of working proficiently independently as well as within a team.


Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

• 3 years experience with Oracle Grid/RAC in a Linux environment.
• Experience with real time highly available data replication technologies such as Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Streams, Oracle Golden Gate, Sybase Replication Server.
• Experience with MySQL.
• Experience with Cassandra.

Employer Overview:
Employer is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Employer reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Employer with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. 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. Employer will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Employer is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet. read more

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