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Software Engineer with DBA Skills
Ref No.: 17-00749
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/28/2017
CONTRACT DURATION: 2 YEARS
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
ABILITY TO GET SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE (Active or Interim Clearance is acceptable)
LOCATION: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

Seeking Software Engineers with Database Administration skills to support client's program in Colorado Springs, CO. This position will perform work in an agile development environment. Depending on the project phase and requirements, personnel may be required to work hours and days corresponding to the client's Middle East customer's work schedule.

Required Skills:
  1. PostgreSQL administration experience
  2. Expert level SQL knowledge
  3. Database Migration – Production level experience
  4. Database backup and recovery experience
  5. Database performance monitoring/optimization experience
  6. Experience with Linux
  7. Understanding of Client/Server Model
  8. Experience in the following environments:
    1. Environment: Linux
    2. UI: Swing, SWT/AWT, JavaFX
    3. Server: JPA/Hibernate, JBoss
    4. Database: MySQL, PostgreSQL
  9. Experience or knowledge of basic software practices such as coding standards and configuration management.
  10. Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to work effectively in a rapid paced, team environment.

Desired Skills:
  1. Database administrator certifications are a plus.
  2. Coding experience in Java is a plus
  3. Agile and SCRUM methodology experience.
  4. Experience developing enterprise Service Oriented Architecture applications.
  5. Familiarity with Java Foundation Classes and GUI toolkits.
  6. Knowledge of server side/database development, Computer System Administration; Net-centric, horizontal integration program expertise is a plus.
  7. Flexibility and willingness to take on unanticipated tasking is highly desirable.