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Database Engineer

Database Engineer

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Bachelor's Degree
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INCATech is an award-winning small business using the US Digital Services Playbook to modernize Federal IT systems and deliver breakthrough improvements in performance and efficiency. Our highly skilled and experienced staff of colleagues provide Information Technology (IT) support, Enterprise Information Management, Enterprise Content Management System (ECMS) Modernization, User Experience Design, Geospatial implementation, and Program/Project Management SDLC services to our customers. Our culture is based on empowering our staff and customers with knowledge and tools to achieve mission success and career advancement.



INCATech is in search for a Database Engineer. This position is responsible for providing technical expertise in the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of high-volume geospatial databases within the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.  Position requires critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to address complex issues involving backup/recovery, information life cycle management, and disaster recovery for geospatial databases designed to support very large user communities.  Individual must be able to support large enterprise initiatives and help resolve architectural issues in the environment and database infrastructure, as well as develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the database architecture and the application functionality. The Database Engineer will provide services as follows:


• Installs, maintains, and refreshes database for development and test environments
• Performs enterprise geodatabase upgrade and migration as necessary
• Analyzes performance issues and providing recommendation based on testing results
• Maintains database configurations in compliance with release management and change management
• Creates, configures, and manages Esri enterprise geodatabases
• Performs geospatial data processing/ETL and publishing of data into enterprise geodatabases
• Implements GIS data security, access, distribution, and retention
• Replicates, synchronizes, and restores enterprise geodatabases
• Troubleshoots and supports end user versioning, multi-user editing, and distributed data workflows within enterprise geodatabases
• Implements geodatabase design standards, including advanced geodatabase functionality
• Performs geodatabase administration, configuration, tuning, and performance monitoring
• Consults in the design, architecture, and implementation of backup and recovery, high availability, and disaster recovery strategies and the

implications of each with respect to enterprise geodatabases


• Minimum of 5 years of experience with geospatial database production support on medium/large environments
• Minimum 5 years of experience with database architecture within virtual environments
• Strong knowledge of RDBMS internals (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
• Strong database administration and SQL skills
• Operating system knowledge (Unix, Linux and/or Windows)
• Proficient with automation of maintenance tasks using RDBMS SQL procedural language (e.g., PL/SQL, TSQL, PL/pgSQL) and scripting tools such as shell script, Perl or Python
• Superior troubleshooting skills, battle-tested in high-volume production environments
• Hands on experience with RDBMS installations & configuration
• BS degree in computer related fields preferred
• US citizenship


Recommended Qualifications


• Esri Enterprise Geodata Management Associate or Professional Certification
• RDBMS Certification
• Experience with daily database administration activities such as storage layout, database replication, backup/restore, database patching, maintenance, upgrades, and access control should be second nature
• Extensive knowledge of high availability databases
• Maintenance and support for VLDB databases
• Virtualization of high-performance database environments
• Operations support as well as Cloud operation experience
• CompTIA Security+ Certification
• Top Secret security clearance


INCATech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.



  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Spot and incentive bonuses for outstanding contributions of individuals who are making a difference to our company