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Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Req #: R116769

Location(s):

  • US - MD, Annapolis Junction

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles defense and data challenges? Do you want to use your creativity to design, develop, and implement complex database structures? Parsons is now hiring experienced Database Engineers with a desire to work on projects that change the world.

Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We can offer training, development, and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our database engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.

PROJECT:

Parsons is sourcing candidates for a project within the Department of Defense to provide a wide range of skills and expertise to perform technology development, testing, integration of hardware and software applications, and associated documentation and training.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Parsons is seeking Database Engineers of various experience levels to perform the following:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Work primarily at the front end of the lifecycle-requirements through system acceptance testing and Initial Operational Capability (IOC).
  • 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.

REQUIRED CAPABILITIES

LEVEL 0:

  • Support the database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis activities.
  • Support the analysis and evaluation of system improvements, optimization, development and/or maintenance efforts.
  • Support the development of long- and short-term requirements for database administration and design.

LEVEL 1:

All capabilities described in Level 0, plus

  • Assist in developing databases, database parser software, and database loading software.
  • Assist in developing database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system under development.
  • Translate a set of requirements and data into a usable database schema by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts, and macros, update existing queries, and create new queries to manipulate data into a master file.

LEVEL 2:

All capabilities described in Level 0 and Level 1, plus:

  • Lead the development of database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system under development.
  • Lead the development of databases, database parser software, and database loading software
  • Develop requirement recommendations from a project’s inception to its conclusion for a particular Business and IT subject matter area (i.e. simple to complex systems)
  • 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.

LEVEL 3:

All capabilities described in Level 0, Level 1 and Level 2, plus:

  • Direct fulfillment of requirements from a project’s inception to its conclusion.
  • Direct organization of the requirements and data into a usable database schema by directing development of ad hoc queries, scripts, macros, updates to existing queries
  • Direct the overall 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.
  • Direct the development of complex systems using queries, tables, Open Database Connectivity and database storage and retrieval using Cloud methodologies.

QUALIFICATIONS

LEVEL 0:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) years of Database Engineer experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

LEVEL 1:

  • Three (3) years experience as a Database Engineer.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) years of Database Engineer experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

LEVEL 2:

  • Five (5) years experience as a Database Engineer.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) years of Database Engineer experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

LEVEL 3:

  • Ten (10) years experience as a Database Engineer.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university.

Five (5) years of Database Engineer experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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