Database Administrator

postgreSQL, SQL, Apache Hadoop, Hive, RDBMS, MySQL, MS SQL, hadoop, apache
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

We Are DDAO 

DDAO is an IT Solutions Services company that brings the best of our public and private sector experience to the government. Our name stands for Domain Driven Action Oriented and builds on the company’s philosophy of systematically breaking down our customers business domain, understanding their changes and helping them find targeted solutions. In Chinese philosophy, the Tao/Dao is the absolute principal underlying the universe, combining within itself the principles of yin and yang and signifying the way, or code of behavior, that is in harmony with the natural order. By understanding the domain of our customers, aligning our solutions and services to their mission; we seek to integrate our client’s people, process, and technology to optimize their business. DDAO specializes in delivering custom solution services to our clients, both government and commercial. 


Our expert team brings decades of experience in Business Process engineering, Solutions Architecture, Secure Solutions Development Lifecycle, Agile Change Management, and Management Consulting. We work hard to meet and exceed the requirements of each engagement and we are always learning and growing to deepen our expertise and meet the future needs of our clients. 


We are looking for growth-minded people with the skills and drive to design and deliver a wide variety of solutions. While we sometimes look for candidates to meet a specific demand, we typically look for talented candidates who are flexible enough to work in multiple different positions and organizations. Our desire is to pair candidates with the best fit to help them accomplish a mix of customer, company, personal and professional goals. 


Database Administrator 


Who are you? 

Do you have a passion for creating detailed database schema designs and configuring and optimizing database management systems? Do you take pride in ensuring all data retains its integrity and creates beautiful cascades that solve key business problems? Have you often wondered what the next release will do to your creations and planned to jump ahead of it? 


DDAO is looking for a Database Administrator who has a solutions oriented/design thinking mindset. As a DBA you will help our customers shape their data, optimize their queries, implement procedures that solve key problems in ways that makes the average Joe’s heads spin. In this role you will determine data organization, indexing methods, and security designs for multiple customer/application databases. You will be pivotal in helping to plan and coordinate the migration of existing (or legacy) databases to PostgreSQL. 


 What Will You Do? 

  • Definand create databases for applications 
  • Observe, evaluate and document existing solutions 
  • Manage the development and operational databases, as well as perform maintenance actions and patches to sustain their health 
  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously and successful perform under changing requirements and deadlines 
  • Help cultivate an environment that promotes customer service excellence, innovation, collaboration, and teamwork 
  • Help customers migrate to PostgreSQL 
  • Help Customers Design and implement PostgreSQL Capabilities 


Must Haves 

  • 4+ years experience as a database administrator MySQL or MS SQL or similar Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) 
  • 2+ years with PostgreSQL 
  • An almost OCD level attention to detail around data and your spidey senses go off when something doesn’t feel right 
  • You consider SQL a second language. It would have been a first language, but your parents thought it would make the other kids think you were funny 
  • Experience implementing, managing, and configuring large database systems in technologies PostgreSQL
  • You have worked with Version control systems such as git 
  • You’ve worked in a team collaboration tools 
  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or similar 
  • Must be a with the ability to qualify for and obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance 


Nice to Haves 

  • Experience with NoSQL solutions such as Apache Hadoop and Hive is a plus 
  • Extra points for working with multiple integrated data base solutions 
  • Demonstrated experience translating business and technical requirements into comprehensive data strategies and analytic solutions 
  • Mid-level expertise in developing and managing data technologies, technical operations, reusable data services, and related tools and technologies 
  • Demonstrated ability to adequately plan and meet delivery objectives and maintain adequate service levels in a highly dynamic, complex environments 
  • Experience in Federal Contracting 


Attributes of a Future DDAO Team Member: 

  • A thirst and passion for continuous learning 
  • Trust and authenticity in yourself and your team 
  • Courage to challenge the norm and speak your mind 
  • Ability to think strategically and take action quickly 
  • Possess content authority over your domain 
  • Able to translate complex ideas into plain language 
  • Have strong technical foundation 
  • Leverage good business sense 
  • Must have the ability to see and do the next obvious thing 


Washington, DC 
How do I apply? 
Interested candidates should complete an online application and email their resume and salary requirements to. 

Why Us? 

Culture and values 

We work on many different contracts, but we are bound by our culture and values. Together, we are building a business, serving our clients and learning from one another, all in an effort to bring the best solutions we have to our clients and to build thriving careers for ourselves. 

 At DDAO, we believe in active collaboration with our clients and their stakeholders to deliver the most value to their organization. By understanding the goals of the business, approach of the teams, and needs of the people, we are able to help identify critical constraints that are hindering their business and design solutions that optimize IT. 

Grow yourself, the business and our clients through a career at DDAO. 

You can create the future when you work at DDAO—for the business and our clients. We are at a pivotal time in our evolution and see many opportunities to serve our clients and expand our impact with new clients. If you want to join a company where you can see the impact of your contribution almost immediately, now is the time to join us. 

We are committed to helping you grow personally and professionally, and we believe that investing in ourselves brings more innovation, growth and measurable results to our clients. We support you in growing with ongoing training, a culture of coaching and continual feedback. 


**DDAO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and We Participate in E-Verify** 






Dice Id : 91095233
Position Id : 10112021
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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