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Tracking Code ERDC-17-0097-F
Job Code 17-0097
Posting Title Database Engineer
Post Date 2/16/2017
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel No Travel Required
City Vicksburg
State MS
Country US
Description DATABASE ENGINEER (ERDC-17-0097-F):

Bowhead seeks a Database Engineer for a real estate system environment which includes data design, database architecture, metadata and repository creation. The Database Engineer will administer complex enterprise databases and applications while applying knowledge of advance design to optimize performance and guide the team in implementation of practices in database maintenance and administration. This individual will establish and maintain security policies and procedures as it pertains to content and servers. The Database Engineer will work with management systems and determine a logical way to organize and store data.

Essential functions will include:

• Determine user requirements, set up, test and coordinate changes.

• Development, maintenance, and support of complex enterprise data systems and corresponding data marts.

• Responsible for troubleshooting the ERDC real estate systems and databases. Conducts research into new database applications and determines viability for adoption.

• Establishes development standards, evaluates existing subject areas stored in the databases and incorporates existing subject areas into an enterprise model and communicates requirements, transaction rates, volume analysis and other data to required personnel in a concise and effective manner.

• Creates new or enhanced components of the real estate databases.

• Responsible for keeping the various ERDC real estate systems and databases updated and to create reports for users and customers to view the data to track and manage funds by projects. Will report errors to the Real Estate Program Management Office (PMO).

Qualified candidates must have experience working with the following:

• Administer, install, update/patch and configure Linux 6-7, WebLogic, Apache and IIS
• Windows 2008-2012
• Unix Solaris 11-12
• The ability to write/modify jobs, procedures, scripts and tables in Oracle
• Java, Perl, ASP
• KSH/Bash shell scripting
• JavaScript, query, HTML, CSS
Requirements • Must have a BS degree and 8+ years of experience

• An active CompTIA Security + certification is required. Highly qualified candidates may be considered but will be required to obtain certification within 45 days

• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts

• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the SECRET level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Physical Demands: The office environmental conditions consist of computer stations and desks with adequate and adjustable lighting. Chairs are designed to fit the various individuals and the tasks being performed. Ergonomic evaluations are completed as needed, to provide up to date modifications to all work stations.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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