Sr. Database Administrator

What we do:
Novetta focuses on three core areas: Cyber, Entity, and Multi-Int Analytics . Our products are focused on processing and analyzing vast amounts of data in these core areas. Our services are focused on helping our customers move from complexity to clarity.
The Novetta Difference:
Our interdisciplinary expertise enables us to solve our customers? most complex problems through a combination of: Smart people, fresh approaches, and focused inspiration; Domain and subject-matter expertise; Agile and flexible solutions; Software that operates at scale and speed; A culture of challenge and continuous learning. At Novetta, we bridge the gap between what our customers think they can do and what they aspire to achieve.
Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our Core Values:
Integrity - Customer Mission Success - Employee Focus - Innovation
Position Description:
As a member of a fast-paced software development team, this candidate will be responsible for the support and maintenance of high visibility, high performing, and scalable solutions addressing mission-critical threat assessment needs throughout the DoD Enterprise.
In this role you will:
Provide Database support and maintenance; data storage, retrieval, flow; and analysis in support of an enterprise level, multi-user, big data aggregation, analysis, and reporting system using Oracle, Oracle RAC and PostgreSQL
Analyze existing GOTS/COTS systems? data feeds, schemas, and documentation; extrapolating data requirements from these analyses and translating them into design requirements
Enable mission information systems data management and processing, and collaborating with system developers to define interfaces between databases and other systems and applications for data ingestion
Ensure compliance with all DOD standards, regulations, policies, and STIGS
Provide direct technical guidance and client support; and other tasks as needed/as directed
The ideal candidate will be a driven team player that thrives in a small team environment. This candidate should be an exceptional problem solver with a demonstrated proficiency in critical analysis and abstract reasoning. This candidate should have a strong sense of observation and the ability to translate observations into technical solutions. The ideal candidate will be well versed in both SQL and NoSQL, Distributed System (Cloud), and Big Data technologies and have a demonstrated proficiency with implementing best practices for Enterprise datastores while adhering to all DOD standards, regulations, policies, and directives.
Basic Qualifications:
Active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance
Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science or Related Technical Field or Equivalent Experience.
5+ Years? experience implementing, supporting, maintaining, and optimizing Oracle Databases and related technologies
5+ Years? experience with Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) and related technologies
5+ Years? experience designing enterprise database solutions that employ high availability, data replication, redundant failover, and data compartmentalization
2+ Years? experience with Open Source SQL Database Technologies (PostgreSQL)
Demonstrated proficiency in database design, development, and management, software engineering principles, and ability to understand and work with new and emerging database technologies
Demonstrated proficiency with database security, data encryptions, and knowledge of commercial-off-the-shelf or open source database management software
Ability to develop tools, utilities, and procedures to automate maintenance functions and to define and develop tests for verification and validation of database solutions and installations
Understanding of DOD/IC Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes and concepts (IPAT, ASDS, DIACAP, DISA STIGs, etc.)
Security+ Certification to ensure DOD8570 compliance
Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Desired Skills:
Master?s Degree in Computer Science or Related Technical Field or Equivalent Experience
Demonstrated experience with NoSQL Database Technologies (HBase, Accumulo, ElasticSearch, Mongo, etc.) a plus
Ability to develop database reporting utilities and capabilities also a plus
Experience with Commercial or Government Cloud and Distributed Architectures and Technologies (VMWare, AWS, OpenStack, etc.)
Experience with Common Big Data, Search Platforms, and Concepts (Hadoop, Hive, etc.)
Demonstrated experience implementing and supporting a large, multi-node, Enterprise datastore
Demonstrated experience implementing and supporting a SQL & NoSQL hybrid Enterprise datastore
Demonstrated Proficiency with DoD/IC Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Processes and Concepts (IPAT, ASDS, DIACAP, DISA STIGs, etc.)
Experience with Agile Methodologies
Security Clearance:
Must have an active US Government TS/SCI clearance
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N ovetta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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