Database Engineer

Information Technology Washington, District Of Columbia


Database Engineer

Horizon Industries Limited (HIL) is a dynamic IT and Management Consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. We are currently seeking a Database Engineer for a proposed full-time position, in the Washington, DC area.

Job Description:

The Database Engineer will update and maintain a national GIS directory. This directory supports a nationwide effort to map and assign street addresses to every location in the nation. The Database Engineer will be working with government counterparts and receives and transforms data-sets from around the country. These data-sets are then transformed and loaded into the national database, resulting in a map that is sent back for verification. Versions of this created database will be available to the public.


Required Skills / Experience:

  • Five (5) years’ experience with using the ESRI ArcGIS Desktop application to maintain and develop geospatial databases.
  • Two (2) years’ experience with using the ERSI Interoperability Extension to ArcGIS Desktop.
  • Two (2) years’ experience with developing Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) routines.
  • One (1) year experience with using the ArcGIS Desktop application to produce maps.

This position requires obtaining and maintaining a security clearance, which requires US Citizenship or Green Card Status.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Location: Washington, DC area

Company Overview:

Horizon Industries Limited was founded in 1996 and based in Vienna, Virginia; Horizon is a dynamic, SBA-certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) with professional and talented strategists, technologists, and consultants with a wide range of expertise, experiences and personal accomplishments.  Horizon provides expertise in the areas of IT, analysis and evaluation, data analytics, business process management, acquisition and financial management, cost and risk assessments, Independent Verification & Validation, program management, systems engineering and design, databases design and management, logistical warehouse services and administrative support services.  Horizon also offers capabilities related to financial, operational and technology consulting and risk management services, strategic planning, leadership effectiveness, anti-fraud waste and abuse programs, financial and operational assessments, regulatory compliance, workflow automation, and audit readiness services.

Horizon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and it is our policy to consider all applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, or any other factors prohibited by law. Horizon will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Horizon’s legal duty to furnish information.