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Applied Research Associates, Inc. is looking for candidates to join our Data Transformation of Foundational Military Intelligence (DTMI) team in Herndon, VA, where you will support our efforts by leading the analysis, design, implementation, testing, and deployment of the work leading up to and described in Task 6 and shall also ensure the activities undertaken in the other relevant Tasks support a well designed and implemented data environment. Utilizes the Government-provided conceptual data models, along with the results of the other DTMI Tasks, in order to derive the appropriate logical and physical data models required for the database design and implementation. 

Database Engineer Tools: PostgreSQL, MongoDB, S3, ElastiCache, SCT, DMS, Apache NiFi, AWS Data Pipeline, DIA’s Collaborative Operations & Development Environment (CODE)

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As of October 1, 2021, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), in compliance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, you will be asked to follow our process to request an accommodation.

Senior Database Architect/Data Analyst 1 Required Experience & Skills:

  • Due to the work you’ll perform and interactions with the intelligence community and DoD programs you need to currently hold a TS/SCI with CI Poly clearance
  • An MA/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics along with 8 or more years of experience
  • 8+ years experience with complex SQL queries, stored procedures, functions, and views; 3+ years experience with Sybase; 8+ years experience with SQL Server. A desire to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Experience in data management, creating, maintaining, and updating data records contained in the data catalog
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Security+ Certification

 About Us:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (aka ARA) is an employee-owned international research and engineering company known for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. We were founded in Albuquerque, NM in 1979 as the disco era was, thankfully, closing out and the personal computer era was beginning. We employ over 1,500 professionals and continue to grow. ARA offices throughout the U.S. and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense, civil, and health technologies, computer software, and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement.

ARA also prides ourselves on having a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets, so we give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. The company realizes employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. We are also very proud of our Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women to maximize career and professional accomplishments.