Senior Database Developer

Location: Dahlgren, VA
Date Posted: 07-17-2018
!!!Active Top-Secret Clearance (Min Interim Top Secret)!!!

As a Senior Database Developer on this program, you will use your expertise and experience in the following areas and activities to deliver solutions and services to our customer:
DB Developer will focus on SQL Server Database performance optimization, tuning, and monitoring services to ensure optimal MS SQL Server performance, reliability and data integrity.  It is almost always the case that deficient database design or implementation issues are the primary root-cause behind poor SQL Server performance and unreliable system or poor data integrity.
  • Review and assess existing enterprise data-driven applications, to support new features, performance improvements, upgrades, and ongoing sustainment
  • Analyze large, complex systems to determine performance bottlenecks, application bugs, and opportunities to improve efficiency
  • Capture and analyze database activity to identify improvements in indexing, file structure, maintenance processes, and query performance
  • Plan and conduct database architecture assessments that examine DBMS and database configuration and performance
  • Identify areas of instability and deviations from best practices with database components
  • Participate in performance, load, and stress testing, and remediation of issues identified
  • Participate in security architecture reviews of large enterprise systems
  • Lead efforts to design and implement changes to data models for new and existing applications
  • Participate in all aspects of the application lifecycle: requirements analysis & definition, system design, implementation, testing, deployment, and sustainment
  • Participate in activities that ensure the successful use of these systems including: developing documentation, test scripts, and training materials
Required Skills
  • Active Top-Secret Clearance (Min Interim Top Secret)
  • Current CompTIA Security+ certification (DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 preferred)
  • Current MCP or MCSA Microsoft Certification
  • Experience designing, deploying, and maintaining SQL Server infrastructures on version 2008/2008R2/2012/2014
  • Strong understanding of complex data sets and designing data structures
  • Expert level development skills using T-SQL, PL/SQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Strong experience with data replication, performance tuning and script validation.
  • Expert level skills designing and implementing redundant and scalable SQL Server infrastructures using technologies including database mirroring, log shipping, replication, Always on Availability Groups, etc.
  • Proficiency with SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Profiler, and SQL Server Management Studio
  • Proficiency in query optimization
  • Experience designing, implementing, supporting, and analyzing enterprise scale applications that perform extract/transform/load (ETL) operations with external data sources and SQL Server
  • Seven (7) years of experience in the above listed areas
If you are interested in getting more information about this opportunity, please contact Irina Rozenberg  at your earliest convenience.

At Ariel Partners, we solve the most difficult problems that inhibit technology from enabling our customers to achieve their goals. Our vision is to be recognized by our stakeholders as an elite provider of IT solutions, so when they have their biggest challenges we’re on their short list. We’re looking for team members who share our values of: Integrity to do the right thing even when it hurts; Commitment to the long term success and happiness of our customers, our people, and our partners; Courage to take on difficult challenges, accept new ideas, and accept incremental failure; and the constant pursuit of Excellence

Ariel Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with federal, state, and local laws.

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