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Database Engineer

Company: VT iDirect
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented Database Engineer with a strong background in software design and development to work in a team that will implement next generation features for iDirect satellite communication products. This engineer will work with an outstanding team of engineers with the goal of delivering a premier IP-based satellite communication product making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world.Our teams use Scrum for Agile software development, and as such we work in diverse teams where thoughts and ideas are shared and collaboration is actively encouraged. This gives team members the opportunity to work across products, getting to understand exactly how products operates, and how it fits within the larger iDirect communication solution. Design, develop and test the back-end logic & database systems, middleware logic and API software, with a sensitivity to overall user experience. Work in close collaboration with other full-stack developers, embedded application engineers, systems engineers and test engineers throughout the design, development, integration and release process to ensure that the application software is correctly implemented. Use efficient lab and test / debugging techniques to integrate features and troubleshoot problems. Actively maintain expertise and an awareness of the state of the art in full stack development, including front-end tools, data streaming, database technologies, unit test tools, code coverage analysis and full CI/CD pipeline integration.EDUCATION:Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline is preferred.PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:

  • Strong problem solving and communications skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with technical leadership potential and proven success in a structured development environment.
  • Possess the ability to proactively drive technical solutions in a collaborative environment.
  • Good software design skills using proven and best practice design methodologies & related principles; Strong command of Object Oriented Design and Object Oriented Programming techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing quality and maintainable software.
  • Hands-on experience in Database, SQL, and postgreSQL
  • Strong documentation and writing skills.REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:
    • 3 years experience in PostgreSQL development
    • Solid experience in optimizing database performance, performance tuning, schema optimization
    • Knowledge of OOD/OOP
    • Knowledge in Python software applications is a plus
    • previous experience in Linux environment DESIRED SKILLS:
      • Knowledge of networking protocols, good to have
      • Git experience is strongly desired. Job ID: 2021-1391 External Company Name: ST Engineering External Company URL: Street: 13861 Sunrise Valley

Keywords: VT iDirect, Germantown , Database Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Maryland

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