Database Engineer (EM07-037)

Chantilly, VA

E&M Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. E&M provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

E&M Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Database Engineer to join our team in Chantilly, VA in support of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The NGA delivers world-class geospatial intelligence that provides a decisive advantage to policymakers, military service members, intelligence professionals, and first responders.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the high availability, multiple security domain, multi-site MySQL database implementation for a variety of applications developed by the software development team
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure the integrity, security, and high availability of the DBMS: implement database installation procedures, disaster recovery steps, master-master data replication, analysis and tuning, index maintenance, patching/IAVA mitigations, and monitoring of data.
  • Work to implement PL/SQL and SQL performance tuning, architecture changes, and development prototypes

Minimum Qualifications

  • 9 years of MySQL Database Administration experience, OR Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of MySQL Database Administration experience.
  • Active Security+ ce Certification
  • Experience in:
    • MySQL database administration in production environments
    • High availability configuration using MySQL replication
    • Database system patching including IAVA mitigations
    • PL/SQL programming, SQL query analysis, search optimization
  • Familiarity with Linux tooling such as iotop, vmstat, nmap, openssl, grep, ping, find, df, ssh, dnf
  • Familiarity with MySQL Workbench
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have and be capable of maintaining a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance at the required level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Oracle 19c RDBMS and PostgreSQL database administration experience in production environments
  • Familiarity with Linux tooling such as openssl, grep, ping, find, df, ssh, dnf.
  • Familiarity with Oracle SQL Developer, Oracle DataModeler, pgadmin, PHPMyAdmin is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Amazon RDS is a plus.
  • Familiarity with NoSQL such CouchDB and/or Amazon DocumentDB is a plus
  • Familiarity with Amazon RDS
  • Experience participating in and effectively contributing to a highly-collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and to work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
To Apply for this Position

You must have the Minimum Qualifications and Education in your resume to be selected as a candidate.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, E&M Technologies, Inc. provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. More benefit details here.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Features

Job Category

Engineering, Information Technology

Req. ID



United States Citizen

Clearance Type

Top Secret

Travel Required


Remote Work


Salary Range

$110K-120K USD

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