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PostgreSQL DBA with Oracle and AWS (US Citizens only)

Remote, Remote · Information Technology
NorthHill Technology Resources has a need for an PostgresSQL DBA with Oracle experience.  This is a fully remote, direct hire opportunity with our client, an award-winning Federal Integrator.   This role with be supporting a Department of Homeland Security Program, US Citizenship is required.

As an PostgreSQL DBA you will support our federal customer. In this role, you will develop and support technical solutions to the ever-growing needs of the customers in database administration and warehousing areas.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience designing, developing and managing enterprise-level databases using Oracle and PostgreSQL
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud-based database solutions such as AWS RDS
  • Ability to demonstrate the proper techniques used for database backup and restoration, managing database performance and performing typical security lockdown procedures
  • Familiarity with ATO/ Security accreditation processing and strategic security policy implementation
  • Extensive experience in ETL, process mapping, and data transformation
  • Be up to date on the current technology landscape, be technology agnostic, and have a passion for staying current and experimenting with new approaches and tools.
  • Able to communicate effectively with high-level U.S. Government, senior management, internal customers, and external partners
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD pipeline
  • Provide operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex database management systems architected using a microservices framework
  • Design, create, maintain and scale enterprise level databases as a part of technical solution to meet customer objectives and project requirements
  • Monitor and configure database systems and databases to achieve optimum performance levels; Perform indexing, data partitioning and performance tuning as required
  • Lead complex database software installations, patching and upgrades to operating systems and related database software packages
  • Document backup and recovery procedures, perform backups, automate and monitor logging
  • Ensure database data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate solutions of varying complexities
  • Support external audits and conduct audits of databases to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines; 
  • Leverage open source platforms, tools, databases, front-end frameworks, and middleware
  • Provide thought leadership for innovative data solutions to address complex business problems
  • Act as SME for customer-facing project delivery for data management, database administration and data analytics projects aimed at federal government
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience with improving performance on enterprise applications with large data
  • Experience in Test Driven and Behavior Driven Development frameworks
  • Familiarity with revision control systems such as Git/Github
  • Familiarity with container technologies
Education:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, data analytics, business intelligence, economics, statistics, or mathematics
Clearance:  US Citizenship with ability to obtain Public trust clearance

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