Database Engineer - Dulles
Location:Dulles, VA
Full-time or Part-time:Full Time
Requisition Code:201904-1407
Job Description



Catapult Consultants is now hiring Database Engineers (multiple levels). The Database Engineer provides technical expertise for database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis. The Database Engineer works primarily at the front end of the lifecycle-requirements through system acceptance testing and Initial Operational Capability (IOC).  Responsibilities and qualifications may change based on level. 

Specific Responsibilities:
• Develop relational and/or Object-Oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software. • Project long-range requirements for database administration and design. 
• Develop a database structure that fits into the overall architecture of the system under development and has to make trades among data volumes, number of users, logical and physical distribution, response times, retention rules, security and domain controls. 
• Develop requirements from a project’s inception to its conclusion for a particular business and Information Technology (IT) subject matter area (i.e., simple to complex systems). 
• Assist with recommendations for, and analysis and evaluation of systems improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts. 
• Translate a set of requirements and data into a usable document by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts, and macros; updates existing queries, creates new ones to manipulate data into a master file; and builds complex systems using queries, tables, Open Database Connectivity and database storage and retrieval using Cloud methodologies.
• Participate in a cross-government cyber community that involves state, local and federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies and coordinate internally and with other Cyber Centers regarding ongoing cyber incidents and investigations. 

Minimum Qualifications:
• Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance required.
• U.S. Citizenship required.
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics OR related field. Four (4) years of experience may be substituted for a degree.
• Knowledge of SQL Server and its tools including the facets of successfully administering a wide range of simple to highly complex environments required.
• Knowledge Apache Hadoop, PostgresSQL, MYSQL or VMware or Oracle DBMS knowledge required.
• Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of database tuning: software configuration, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage required.
• Experience with data and schema design and engineering required.
• Experience with data migration from legacy systems to central repositories required.
• Experience with development and execution of database security policies, procedures and auditing-experience with database authentication methods, authorization methods, and data encryption techniques required.  
• Industry standard exchange schema implementation experience (E.g. Cybox or Capec) required.
• Ability to evaluate and install new software releases, patches and system upgrades required.
• Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall database and applications environment and ability to work independently (including making independent decisions) required.
• Data Scientist skills and experience, including understanding of Certification and Accreditation (NIST 800-53) processes as they apply to database technologies, preferred.
• Operating system and hardware platform knowledge preferred.
• Experience working with large unstructured data sets, with Map/Reduce technologies and with process development and deployment preferred. 

• DODI 8570.1 Compliance at IAT Level I certification highly desired.
• Cloudera Certified Professional (CCP): Data Scientist preferred.
• CCDH: Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop preferred.
• CCAH: Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop preferred.
• CCSHB: Cloudera Certified Specialist in Apache HBase preferred.
• CSSLP Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional preferred.
• Database specific certifications as appropriate to position preferred.  


Abilities Required:
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, or lift objects up to 10 pounds.
• The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision.
EEO Statement
Catapult Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in a dignified work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. It’s our policy to recruit, employ, retain, compensate, train, promote, discipline, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based solely on qualifications, performance, and competence. This policy reflects our belief that providing equal opportunities for all employees is a both our legal and moral responsibility, and good management practice.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.