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Senior Principal Database Engineer 114-004


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.


Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Herndon, VA

Job Description

Senior Principal Database Engineer:

The selected Database Engineer will work within a Production Operations team with experience supporting data management processes, database engineering and management; deploying, maintaining, tuning, and enhancing database systems.


  • Database engineering and management activities associated with high volume, multi-format data management services.

  • Maintains large-scale data management solutions including developing efficient storage, indexing, and access approaches.

  • Updates data enterprise architecture models (if needed) and data abstraction layer to enable access to new data sources.

  • Designs and implements indexing strategies for ingested data.

  • Developing a strategy for continuous performance tuning of databases

  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9 years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR A PhD; an additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement.

  • Experience with Postgres, SQL, and database performance tuning

  • Experience installing application software in an operational environment

  • Experience with Agile, AWS, RDBMS technology, Elasticsearch, Linux

  • DoD IAT Level II certification

  • DoD Approved Clearance and Poly.


  • Familiarity with NoSQL technology (Hadoop and/or EMR).

  • Data modelling experience.

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