Job Description

Location:
McLean,VA,US
Remote Work:
Yes
Job Number:
R0187560
NoSQL Database Administrator, Senior

The Opportunity:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. As a database administrator with a solid background in ETL development techniques and database technologies, you know how to manage and secure database technology. At Booz Allen, you can use those skills to improve the database technology supporting the federal government. 

As a NoSQL DBA on our team, you will be responsible for helping our clients migrate their data from one legacy system into a new, modernized system as part of their overall modernization journey. You will work closely with key client stakeholders, customers, and colleagues at the firm to understand data storage requirements, data needs, challenges, and objectives behind the management of the data. This role will also have you performing database testing and troubleshooting, conducting speed tests, and administering data flow validations. You’ll also work to design and document this new system as an ongoing effort to support critical client missions. As a senior member of the team, you’ll also be supporting more mid-level engineers with the testing and QA of their code along with an expectation of enhanced code velocity, design thinking, and the ability to work independently and provide feedback on required design updates throughout the process. With your technical expertise, mentoring, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we’ll focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers.  

Work with us as we improve database technology to change federal government for the better.  

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have:   

  • 6+ years of experience in a role encompassing industry standard ETL development techniques 
  • 5+ years of experience with data integration, and database technologies, including Oracle, Postgres, Cosmos, or SQL 
  • 3+ years of NoSQL expertise as DBA, Mongo DB, sharding, Replica sets on AWS cloud 
  • Experience with scripting and basic programming, including JavaScript, shell script, or Python 
  • Experience with data analysis and profiling of source data while developing or building robust ETL processes 
  • Knowledge of disparate data sources and targets 
  • Knowledge of data validation, cleansing, transformation, consolidation, de-duplication, aggregation, de-aggregation, and enrichment 
  • Knowledge of API development and testing 
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree 

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Nice If You Have:   

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies 
  • Experience with Azure Platform CI/CD or DevOps and software modernization efforts
  • Experience with designing data catalogues to transfer from SQL-based systems to NoSQL schemas
  • Experience with reporting tools, including Tableau or Power BI 
  • Experience with industry standard ETL tools such as SQL, scripting languages, data modelling techniques, or relational and NoSQL database engineering and configuration, including document store, Azure Cosmos, or AWS DynamoDB 
  • Knowledge of data transactional requirements, business logic pertaining to commit and rollback cycles, and how to implement to preserve the integrity of related data elements in government, financial and similar systems 
  • Ability to build ETL processes that apply to data migration and data integration scenarios to know their key differences 
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing product and respond strategically to client needs 
  • Ability to balance multiple efforts simultaneously and meet strict deadlines 
  • Ability to have a desire for learning and development, and a passion for exploratory analysis or exploratory learning 

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.  

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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