Database Specialist

SQL, RDBMS, RedHat Linux OS, VM, Postgres, Configures databases
Full Time
$110,000 - $130,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description

Candidate will work as part of a team that designs, develops, and maintains flood forecasting and decision making software for the National Weather Service/Office of Water Prediction. Candidate will work very closely with government personnel, hydrologic and Hydraulic scientists and other partners, on a daily basis to make design and implementation decisions.

Title: Database Specialist
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL


  • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science and 6 years required experience, 10 preferred.
  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies in a service-oriented architecture and integrated development environment.
  • Knowledge with the following software/programming languages/tools: Java, C/C++, XML, Shell Script, Python, SQL, Postgres, Docker Container. Version control tools (e.g., svn, git, etc.)
  • Experience with RedHat Linux operating system, Virtual machine.
  • Solid hands-on experience with RDBMS modeling/admin and development. Also knowledge of hardware required for effective database operations.
  • Involvement in database design and data management planning and implementation.
  • Develop modernized database solutions that increase scalability and performance and minimize downtime; perform modeling to assess and enhance database capacity and performance.
  • Customize databases and software to meet client data storage needs including the ability to read, create and modify database models.
  • Configures databases and web servers to support application software while keeping databases and web servers compliant with defined standards.
  • Writes and maintains system documentation according to established standards to facilitate ongoing support and maintenance.
  • Work within a small team to include software implementation, O&M activities, technical writing, and coordination meetings.
  • Adheretoprojectspecificsoftwaredevelopmentguidelinesandpractices(i.e.,NWCProjectManagement)Assurethatsoftwareanddatadevelopmentprojectsarecompleteandaccurate


  • Education and/or experience working in Physical Science field.
  • Experience with geospatial databases and web-based geospatial technology.
  • Knowledge with Ceph platform is a plus


  • Analysis of existing scientific prototypes.
  • Implement databases and systems, able to integrate and store data being converted.
  • Overseeing data mapping processes.
  • Recommend improvements to existing database designs to structure the data for more efficient data management and access.

Posted By

Smita Mantha

Dice Id : RTX146efa
Position Id : 6082463
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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