KEYW Corporation

Database Engineer

2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Posted Date
Database Design
US-AZ-Sierra Vista
US-AZ-Sierra Vista


Join our IT engineering team as a database engineer responsible for the infrastructure of a mixed-use data center supporting integration, testing, and cyber security of the DCGS-A family of products. In the IT team we design and implement infrastructure that increases scalability and performance of the services that support our integrations organization.


As a Microsoft SQL Database Engineer, you will be part of a team that designs, develops, and maintains IT infrastructure to further evolve the Web Oriented Architecture and enable continuous improvement of DCGS-A products. Specifically, you will:

  • Work in a primarily Windows Server 2012 R2 AGM environment ensuring continuous access to capabilities for all supported users with effective SQL database management
  • Directly support all basic database administration functions including client and end point device support - Assist with a team in planning, designing, and deploying computer baseline settings using Army Golden Master (AGM) server 2012 R2
  • Support the Operating System (OS) provisioning / patching infrastructure (WDS, IAVA, WSUS, SCCM, ect.) as it applies to mandatory security updates to the enterprise in addition to offering recommendations for improving/enhancing the current software distribution processes and procedures
  • Assist in maintaining hardware and infrastructure systems primarily consisting of standalone Dell servers, UCS blade storage, Netapp storage, and Cisco networking
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and help debug system issues across the infrastructure.
  • Gain or improve working familiarity with other data center / enterprise technologies (VMware, Linux, ect.) and IA requirements (RMF, DICAP, ODAA) as needed


Required Skills:

  • A Technical Bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience is required (No substitution for a degree)
  • At least 1 year experience with Microsoft SQL database management in a DoD environment
  • Demonstrated experience working in a VMware virtualized DoD environment and supporting databases for VMware vCenter Server 
  • In-depth working knowledge of enterprise supporting operating systems i.e. Microsoft Windows 7, 10, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, or Linux
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Active Directory Group Policies, Exchange, and other Windows Server roles
  • Must be a self-starter, willing to take complete ownership of complex technical problems
  • Should be able to think clearly and articulate with appropriate level of abstraction his/her thought process on complex technological issues
  • Experience in creating technical documentation
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 qualified on first day of work. (Baseline and computing environment certifications)

Desired Skills:

  • MCSE or other related Microsoft certification in server 2008/2012 SQL
  • CCNA or other networking certification
  • At least 1 year of experience with an automated patching system i.e. IAVA, WSUS, SCCM, Altirus, or Puppet
  • Demonstrated knowledge of LAN topology, routers, hubs, switches, and network protocols (TCP/IP, IPX)
  • Working knowledge of storage systems and automation
  • Experience in scripting (VBScript, batch files, InstallScript, Wise Script, etc.)
  • Experience in SharePoint server administration
  • Familiarity of project management principles 


Clearance Requirement: This position requires a TS SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation. 


KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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