PAE, Inc Database Developer in Falls Church, Virginia

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Database Developer

The Customer has a need to improve data-driven decision-making by providing executives and other decision makers with information needed to monitor and analyze the performance of the organization. The information is assimilated from various sources and made available via a Cognos Enterprise Reporting and other Web-based tools. The projects support the decision making process by delivering the basic input to executive decision making -- usable and relevant information. The project has customers at all levels of the organization.

Our innovative office is seeking a well-rounded Database Developer – SME to join our Infrastructure and Data Services team. Candidate will be responsible for supporting the Business Intelligence efforts to include the COGNOS enterprise reporting environment and will include database programming support, testing developed reports and assessing impacts of changes and troubleshooting to multiple IT projects. Candidate will develop data extraction, transform and load (ETL) scripts using Cognos SPSS, Twister, etc., and may participate in code reviews/work with programmers to tune SQL code. The candidate will implement database upgrades, backups and restores and may provide support to customer systems inside limited maintenance windows, which may include weekends. The candidate will configure, optimize, and support Oracle, Postgres or other relational databases. The candidate will develop and maintain web interfaces to data sources to support the enterprise reporting and other web applications. The candidate will design, develop and implement complex database systems, programs and applications. The candidate will work with users to identify and develop system requirements taking into account desired results, hardware limitations and operating requirements.

Job Qualification:

  1. Five (5) years of demonstrated on-the-job experience with database design, development, administration and data migration tasks.

  2. Three (3) years of demonstrated on-the-job experience with the experience with backup and recovery of mission critical databases.

  3. Three (3) years of demonstrated on-the-job experience with database tuning and troubleshooting for performance related issues.

  4. Five (5) years of demonstrated on-the-job experience supporting operational environments to include ensuring software and systems quality and functionality.

  5. Demonstrated on-the-job experience developing, deploying and supporting Enterprise-level Business Intelligence Dashboards with a diverse set of tools and tailored to a wide variety of audiences.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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