Database Engineer — 5+ Years of Experience

Washington, DC

Job Responsibilities

  • Working with a Docker containerized stack (Kuberneties/OpenShift), that contains both PostgreSQL (EDB) and MongoDB database clusters (OLTP and OLAP). Experience with mission critical financial applications is a benefit.
  • Improving the performance, reliability, and architecture of the database clusters.
  • Design, implement, and maintain PostgreSQL database clusters.
  • Working within a matrix-based organization across multiple Scrum teams to perform the following tasks:
  • Architect redundancy in the system to minimize Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
  • Provide data recovery systems and tools to minimize Mean Time to Recover (MTTR)
  • Collaborate with other engineers to develop deployment and maintenance automation for existing and new services
  • Analyze and troubleshoot problems with the database, network, storage, servers and underlying VMware hosts
  • Assist with scheme migrations, currently using FlywayDB


  • PostgresSQL (EnterpriseDB)
  • NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • ETL
  • VMware or VirtualBox
  • Bitbucket (GIT)
  • Linux (RHEL)
  • Scripting/development skills (Python and BASH)Additional Skills
  • FlywayDB
  • Hibernate ORM
  • Splunk or ELK
  • Pentaho
  • Nexus – Artifact Repository
  • OpenShift
  • Kubernetes
  • Windows server 2016
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • App Detective
  • Twistlock
  • Tableau
  • Cloud based services (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Database Performance Monitoring: SolarWinds DPA, Quest, Idera Qualifications
  • Fully embrace DevOps culture, eliminate barriers and bridge moats
  • Government or large organization experience
  • Demonstrated experience prioritizing work and closing out tickets in a timely mannerEducation
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or similar preferred.

Additional Requirement

U.S. Citizenship

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