ID: VA-1081 Database Specialist II (U.S. Citizen)
Location: Fair Lakes, VA   
Education/Experience: BS in STEM-related field and 3-8 yrs experience
Job Type: Full Time                          .
US Citizenship Required: Yes

The successful candidate will join Athena’s growing biometrics systems business unit assigned to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) Program. 

Database Specialist Required Experience:

  • Developing and deploying big data or cloud-based database systems
  • Developing, publishing, maintaining engineering artifacts & documentation
  • DHS EOD Public Trust clearance, or ability to obtain one


Database Specialist Preferred Experience: 

  • AWS experience and/or certifications
  • Kubernetes/OpenShift
  • Docker
  • PostgreSQL
  • Scaled Agile Framework


The successful candidate demonstrates ability to work with data modelers, data architects, software developers and DBAs to achieve project objectives, using Agile development practices.

Athena Sciences Benefit Package includes:

  • Relocation assistance and signing bonus
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • STD/LTD
  • 401K
  • Paid vacation & sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Education assistance


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