Lead Database Administrator at nFocus Solutions

Stack Overflow Cleveland, OH 2019-04-21

Job Description

Company Overview

nFocus Solutions is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies and intelligent business solutions for the public sector. We are a leading provider of applications, services and technologies that nonprofit organizations, communities, first responders and government agencies rely on to deliver services to the public at large. Our high-quality data management and analysis software enable our clients to achieve clear, well-defined results that change the world. Here at nFocus Solutions, we want to build a team whose values reflect our own: operating with integrity, putting the customer first, and making nFocus a great place to work. Come build something great with us.

Our Mission Statement — We build technology that gives our clients the power to solve big problems and make a positive difference in the world.

Job Summary

The Lead Database Engineer shall have a background in database administration and software engineering. The candidate will be the onsite liaison to the Government Technical Team for nFocus Solutions. Candidate will lead the nFocus team in sustaining and evolving an enterprise database application. Support the customization and optimization of the overall database management system. Assist the nFocus development team in identifying issues and assisting in developing and optimizing queries. Candidate shall assist with the deployment of software to the Government enterprise and support testing of the application once deployed. Candidate will be required to troubleshoot reported issues from the field and fix the issues or communicate the problems to developers for further diagnosis.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain and evolve existing enterprise database management system
  • Troubleshoot enterprise web application interface to DBMS
  • Optimize DBMS to support performance requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with specialization in engineering or computer science or a related field
  • Minimum of ten years work experience as a database administrator supporting web based distributed application development
  • Secret Clearance
  • IAW AR25-2 IT Level II, completed SA Security Course (CompTIA Security +)
  • DoD 8570.01M IT Level II (CE - MCSA SQL Server 2012/2014)

Skills

  • Proven technical leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to research and fix issues with deployed enterprise database management systyem
  • Ability to act independently with minimal supervision in customer facility
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server
  • Familiarity with Army Training Management, Training Organizations, Doctrine and Strategy
  • Ability to work closely with end user to identify, document and resolve system issues
  • Possess clear and precise oral and written Business English communication skills

Preferred Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Visual Studio
  • Automated Testing

Other Qualifications

  • Submit to required background check
  • Able to meet requirements to obtain a security clearance
  • Be self-motivated with ability to establish priorities and effectively manage time to complete multiple tasks within specified timeframes
  • Be organized with a strong sense of urgency
  • Adhere to established guidelines and procedures
  • Demonstrate high standards of quality and accuracy
  • Be in attendance and punctual as scheduled

Benefits and Perks

What We Offer: nFocus Solutions offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, health savings account and life insurance, along with a 401k plan with company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage. Relocation expenses are not an offered benefit.

nFocus Solutions Diversity Statement: At nFocus Solutions, we recognize and appreciate the value that comes from having employees with diverse backgrounds, points of view and life experiences. Respect for diversity is an integral part of our culture and a critical component in our strategy to deliver the best customer experiences.

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