SQL Database Engineer
Overview Peraton is seekinga SQL Database Engineer in Fairfax, VA to support our mission critical customer. Responsibilities Provision Microsoft SQL and MySQL instances, both in clustered and non-clustered configurations Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases Prepare documentations and specifications Handle common database procedures, such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc. Profile server resource usage, optimize and tweak as necessary Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders Qualifications REQUIRED: BA/BS degree and 5+ years of SQL database experience Strong proficiency in Microsoft SQL and MySQL database management Understanding of MySQL's underlying storage engines, such as InnoDB and MyISAM Experience with replication configuration in Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL Knowledge of de-facto standards and best practices in Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL features Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications Knowledge of limitations in MySQL and their workarounds in contrast to other popular relational databases Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires the candidate to already have a current Top Secret security clearance and to maintain the clearance. About Peraton Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the US and Canada. EEO Statement We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.