Eagle Ray, Inc.

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Database Engineer

Database Engineer

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Security Clearance 
Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI)

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Eagle Ray Inc. is looking for Database Engineers to provide technical expertise for database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis. Develop relational and/or Object-Oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software. Project long-range requirements for database administration and design. The Database Engineers work primarily at the front end of the lifecycle-requirements through system acceptance testing and Initial Operational Capability (IOC).


  • Responsible for developing 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.
  • Develops 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.
  • Translates 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.


Required skills include:

  • 0-12 years of experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Computer Science or related.
  • Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance required.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Apache Hadoop, PostgresSQL, MYSQL or VMware or Oracle DBMS knowledge
  • Possess knowledge of SQL Server and its tools including the facets of successfully administering a wide range of simple to highly complex environments.
  • Experience with data and schema design and engineering
  • Demonstrated practical experience with data migration from legacy systems to central repositories
  • Industry standard exchange schema implementation experience (E.g. Cybox or Capec)
  • Be able to evaluate and install new software releases, patches and system upgrades.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of database tuning: software configuration, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage.
  • Experience supporting technology strategy / roadmap.
  • Experience with development and execution of database security policies, procedures and auditing-experience with database authentication methods, authorization methods, and data encryption techniques. 
  • Possess good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must work well in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Must exhibit good time management skills, independent decision making capability; focus on customer service.
  • Ability to work with the other technical members of the team to administer and support the overall database and applications environment.



Desired skills include:


  • Experience database engineering support to DHS, DoD or Intelligence Customers
  • Data Scientist skills and experience
  • Understanding of Certification and Accreditation (NIST 800-53) processes as they apply to database technologies
  • Operating system and hardware platform knowledge preferred.
  • Experience working with large unstructured data sets
  • Experience with Map/Reduce technologies
  • Experience with process development and deployment
  • Trained in Six Sigma Methodology
  • ITIL knowledge and certification

Desired Certifications:

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


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