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Senior PostgreSQL Database Engineer ( R-00080095 )

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Senior Network Engineer

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Reston, Virginia, United States

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, keep reading!

We are in search of a PostgreSQL Database Engineer who has experience in PostgreSQL Community Edition to join our team based in supporting the contracts at the Social Security Administration.

The Senior PostgreSQL Database Engineer has subject matter expertise and experience functioning as a PostgreSQL database engineer and administrator, supporting our customer by providing design, build, configuration, test, update, documentation, implementation, operational support, and upgrades for PostgreSQL Open Source (Community Edition). The candidate shall demonstrate extensive knowledge in PostgreSQL database administration and best practices. The candidate shall demonstrate knowledge of cloud solutions and services in a hybrid cloud environment. The candidate must be self-motivated, be able to collaborate in a team environment, and show initiative to support and promote solutions that enhance the modern development environment.

Find your “Why” with us!

Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it. Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find you passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. We are excited for you to take your place in our Leidos Family.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Excellent ability to communicate with team and customer regarding activities supported
  • Solid experience with Open Source PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of automated methods and best practices for installation and configuration of PostgreSQL and other SQL product tools
  • Knowledge of the PostgreSQL architecture and internals
  • Strong experience with Database Administration tasks such as index creation and management, integrity checks, configuration, patching, statistics
  • Documentation skills for creating processes and procedures
  • PostgreSQL database operational support skills for educating application development and testing users
  • Strong experience with database performance factors, monitoring tools, and tuning procedures
  • Expert skills in Database Management including backup and recovery procedures
  • Strong problem determination skills and root cause analysis
  • Experience with GIT or other source control tools
  • Experience with scripting
  • Ability to communicate with senior executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of strategic importance to the organization/project.
  • Ability to negotiate and compromise to convince internal and external parties to accept concepts, practices and approaches of the area.
  • Accept other duties as directed by management.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent ability to communicate with team and customer regarding activities supported
  • Solid experience with Open Source PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of automated methods and best practices for installation and configuration of PostgreSQL and other SQL product tools
  • Knowledge of the PostgreSQL architecture and internals
  • Strong experience with Database Administration tasks such as index creation and management, integrity checks, configuration, patching, statistics
  • Documentation skills for creating processes and procedures
  • PostgreSQL database operational support skills for educating application development and testing users
  • Strong experience with database performance factors, monitoring tools, and tuning procedures
  • Expert skills in Database Management including backup and recovery procedures
  • Strong problem determination skills and root cause analysis
  • Experience with GIT or other source control tools
  • Experience with scripting

Desrired Skills:

  • DEVOPS experience a plus
  • Automation using Liquibase or other schema management tools
  • Two years of experience using Python or Ansible

Education & Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and 5+ years of experience in a training-related field or Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of experience in a training-related field
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust

Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00