Database Engineer

Other Columbia, MD


Description

** Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required.**

For over 10 years Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Communities toughest software and analysis challenges. Our staff enjoy the benefits and career growth opportunities of an established organization with the amazing culture of a small company. We are an employee-owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.

Visionist is seeking an experienced database engineer to join our multi-disciplinary team. You will be working on a prime contract that provides engineering services in support of a robust software product, to include software development, maintenance, deployment, and tech support. This software product is a full stack suite that provides audio ingest, storage, query, playback, analysis, and transcription features. The program tool is used by national and tactical analysts on small systems (laptops) and large systems (server farms). This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to make a difference on a dedicated team supporting a critical mission!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop relational and/or Object-Oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software.
  • Develop database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the system under development.
  • Provide analysis and evaluation of systems improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts.
  • Provide recommendations for trades among data volumes, number of users, logical and physical distribution, response times, retention rules, security, and domain controls.

Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience as a DBE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • A Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline is preferred. An addition 4 years DBE experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Expertise in database connectivity, storage, and retrieval using Cloud methodologies is highly desired.
  • Experience in SQL required.

Nice to Haves:

  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms preferred.
  • Knowledge of cloud databases and NoSQL data model a bonus.

Who We Are: 

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services to the Intelligence Community. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develop a wide range of products, from high level software UX/UI design to low level reverse engineering and spans everything in between. Our tools are used throughout the agency and our expertise is sought out by industry leaders. Our focus in cyber (CNO), data science and analytics, and user experience design has made the tools we create unlike any in the world. If you’d like to join a group of individuals supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Our collaborative work environment harbors creativity and innovation which makes us the front runners in our field. The mission is our focus, and our people are our passion. 

Benefits Highlights:

  • 15% retirement combined contribution (5% matching + 10% additional) to 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year.
  • 4 weeks paid time off.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Carefirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Continuing education via tuition reimbursement, training and conferences.
  • $7,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take-out meals and more.
  • Lifestyle reimbursement (fitness, tech and/or charitable matching).
  • Annual raises and bonuses.

U.S. Citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain/maintain a government security clearance. Visionist Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.