Red Arch Solutions

Database Engineer

Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
Job ID
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


We are an official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using AWS. We promote the advancement of our staff in achieving AWS certifications.


Red Arch is seeking a Database Engineer to support NGA.


The scope of this effort relates to the development and maintenance of several databases for NGA to include Print-on-Demand (PoD), Intent-to-Publish (NIP), Source Content Management and Services, and Forward Based Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) – Geospatial Services/Computer to Plate (FBG-GS/CTP) Production System.


 Responsibilities/Job Function:

  • Create data scripting automation to replace manual data entry procedures

  • Conduct data mining of internal NGA and external NSG databases for the purpose of data comparisons and synchronization. The databases comprise of: Print on Demand Database, Forward Based GEOINT Database, DART, GEOSQRL, and DLA Catalog

  • Prepare Mapping, Charting and Geodesy (MC&G) chart files for hardcopy, print, and online softcopy dissemination

  • Enhance existing databases that enable the tracking of NGA maps, charts and digital products that are produced across multiple NGA Source offices

  • Maintain databases on multiple domains (NGANet and SECNet), adhering to NGA guidelines and policies NI 8955.5R5 and NI 8010.2R7

  • Attend the Production Management Working Group (PMWG) weekly meetings

  • Update and maintain databases such as: Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, Visual Basic, Visual Basic.Net, and SQL Server

  • Perform database scripting using Unix, Linux, SQL, Java, Oracle, Database Management Tools, HTML, XML, multiple Operating Systems to ensure daily loading of GEOINT data on multiple NGA networks

  • Use COTS and GOTS applications (Unix, Linux, SQL, Java, Oracle, Database Management Tools, HTML, XML, multiple Operating Systems, C Shell, JSON Cloud Administration) to load Geospatial data into Geospatial databases and into disk storage and extract Geospatial data from relational Geospatial databases

  • Monitor data dissemination and performance activities on the multiple security domains produced by NGA Production Systems

  • Track and provide metrics on data holdings and any quality issues


Minimum Qualifications

  • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with CI Poly

  • Demonstrated experience in Unix, Redhat Linux, and Windows operating environments

  • Demonstrated experience in the planning, design, development, and maintenance of relational database management systems such as: Oracle, Oracle Spatial, MySQL, Sybase, Visual Basic, Visual Basic.Net, and SQL Server

  • Demonstrated experience in SQL and CGI scripting

  • Demonstrated experience using style guides (organization-wide)

  • Demonstrated experience using COTS and GOTS tools to load data into databases and into disk storage and extract data from databases

  • Demonstrated understanding of Controlled Access Program Coordination Office (CAPCO) Markings and Implementation

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and eight (8) years of relevant technical experience

    • An additional four (4) years of relevant technical experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification 

Desired Qualifications


  • Experience transitioning and maintaining databases in the AWS C2S cloud


Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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