Work Location: Dulles, VA

Epic Systems is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. Epic is seeking a Data Engineer to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

• Collaborate with software developers and architects to conceptualize and implement database schemas in alignment with microservice architecture principles.
• Leverage experience as a SQL database administrator and SQL database developer to craft robust solutions.
• Utilize data analytics techniques to derive valuable insights from the data stored within our databases.
• Harness the power of Erwin to streamline and optimize database design processes.
• Work within an Agile development framework, adapting quickly to evolving requirements and delivering results efficiently.
• Bring your expertise in one or more of the following database platforms: MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, MySQL, to bear on assigned projects.
• Develop and maintain high-performance RDBMS database solutions that stand as paragons of reliability and scalability.
• Be the go-to expert for optimizing SQL queries and database performance, ensuring optimal response times and resource utilization.
• Diagnose and resolve database-related issues with agility and precision.
• Establish stringent data security measures and access controls to uphold data integrity and compliance with security policies.
• Oversee and manage all aspects of database performance, including capacity planning and backups.
• Collaborate closely with DevOps teams to automate database deployment and management processes.
• Actively participate in code reviews, lending your considerable expertise to software developers on database-related matters.
• Stay at the forefront of the industry, continuously updating your knowledge of the latest database technologies and best practices.
• Apply your understanding of Service SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) and object-oriented principles to align database solutions with broader architectural goals.

Required Skills:
• Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
• Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability.
• 10+ years of directly relevant experience as an SQL database developer/engineer
• Proficiency in data analytics techniques to extract actionable insights from the data.
• Extensive experience with Erwin for efficient database design.
• Agile development mindset, with a track record of success in Agile environments.
• Expertise in one or more of the following database platforms: MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, MySQL.
• Exceptional skills in crafting and optimizing complex SQL queries for peak database performance.
• Proven ability to diagnose and resolve intricate database-related issues swiftly.
• Strong background in implementing data security and access controls.
• Demonstrated capability in overseeing database performance, including capacity planning and backup strategies.
• Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools for automating database deployment and management.
• Outstanding problem-solving skills and a demonstrated ability to thrive in cross-functional team environments.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Desired Skills:
• Experience with other database technologies (e.g., NoSQL databases).
• Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and object-oriented principles.
• Proficiency as a full lifecycle developer/administrator for comprehensive database management.

Required Education:
BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

Desired Certifications:
• DoD 8570.1 IAT Level I or II