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 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 contract relates to mission and business applications, tools, software development, database services, software testing, and web and cloud services.


    Responsibilities/Job Function:

    • Provides technical expertise for database design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, data flow and analysis
    • Develops relational and/or Object-Oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software
    • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design
    • Responsible for developing 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
    • The DBE works primarily at the front end of the lifecycle-requirements through system acceptance testing and Initial Operational Capability (IOC)
    • Develops requirements from a project’s inception to its conclusion for a particular business and IT subject matter area (i.e., simple to complex systems)
    • Assists with recommendations for, and analysis and evaluation of systems improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts
    • Translates 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


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI
    • DTO certification
    • Experience with database design, development, tuning and enhancement
    • Data load/transfer experience
    • Experience working and leading developments in an Agile environment

    • Experience working with and migrating applications to the AWS cloud

    • Experience with VBA, MS Access, Oracle, and PostgreSQL
    • Experience writing application life cycle documentation

    • 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 six (6) 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

    • Oracle Spatial and PostGIS, OpenLayers, GeoServer, ArcGIS Server, JPEG 2000 Internet Protocol (JPIP) tools, ArcMap, Python and ArcPy scripts



    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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