Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Database Engineer in Springfield, VA, Melbourne, FL or Rochester, NY. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
Please note that this position requires US Citizenship and a Top Secret Security Clearance.
Must work on-site in Springfield, VA, Melbourne, FL or Rochester, NY - No remote work
The Database Engineer will join a team supporting the creation of a research and development AI/ML framework for tactical UAV systems, that could also be extended to other DoD remote sensing systems.  The engineer will be part of a multidisciplinary team working on designing, implementing, automating, and deploying a geospatial data pipeline that may occasionally include experimentation and prototyping ML capabilities. 
  • The Database Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing cloud-based repository and indexing to support data gathering and processing workflows.
  • Designing a scalable search index.
  • Support and maintain indexing based on rich image metadata and geospatial coordinates.
  • Predict how daily increase in data volume will impact long term performance.
  • Aid in the design and implementation of scalable, automated, and reliable software solutions.
  • Support all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test of software products.
  • Works closely with cross functional members of the engineering organization to monitor operational performance of the overall system and identify new efficiencies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and other contractors.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience OR a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.
  • An active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Minimum 4 years with Structured Query Language (SQL) experience and performing query optimization.
  • Data modeling experience.
  • Database setup and configuration in the cloud.
  • Python programing knowledge.
  • Exposure to geospatial data.
  • Experience with traditional relational database management systems such as PostgreSQL/MySQL/Amazon RDS.
  • AWS knowledge.
  • Manage, monitor performance, capacity and security of database systems in cloud environment.
  • Conducts performance tuning and optimization.

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