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Database Specialist
Job Location :
820 W. Diamond Ave. Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
United States
MDA Information Systems LLC
820 W. Diamond Ave. Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
United States
http://www.mdaus.com/careers
Employment term : Full Time
Degree : Bachelors
Travel : Yes
Job level : Mid Level 2-6 yrs.
Work Authorization :
  • USA: Citizen
  • MDA Information Systems LLC is seeking two Database Specialists/Data Analysts of varying skill levels to maintain existing customer databases in Postgres/PostGIS. Successful candidate will work with the customer to understand existing workflows, improve processes, maintain data and ingest new data. Database Specialists will load new data, run existing spatial queries, and write or tweak data queries to provide new functionality. This position requires an understanding of database structure and use in Postgres and PostGIS, as well as a basic understanding of GIS technology and spatial thinking.

    Successful candidates will work closely with other analysts, government task leads and analysts, and Project Managers.

    To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain existing Postgres database
    • Load new data to same standards
    • Run existing spatial queries and create new/tweak existing queries to answer intelligence questions
    • Work closely with staff to create database reports and updates as needed
    • Elicit and produce data requirements based on customer communication
    • Communicate with stakeholders as appropriate

    Qualifications:

    Successful candidates will have:

    • TS/SCI with Polygraph
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, geography or related field
    • Journeyman to expert level experience with databases, particularly Postgres/PostGIS
    • Functional knowledge of GIS and geospatial software such as ArcGIS, QGIS
    • Knowledge of best practices for data standards, data management, data quality
    • Ability to effectively communicate with peers

    The Company

    MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government. MDA Information Systems LLC offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    MDA Information Systems LLC Profile:

    MDA Information Systems LLC is visibly recognized as the go-to provider of essential geospatial and information solutions.  
    We are always looking for dedicated, ambitious individuals to join our highly recognized team of professionals. MDA offers competitive salaries and great benefits to all employees. MDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Come join our team and help us design and build systems that will meet the rapidly evolving needs of this exciting industry.

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