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Database Specialist - NATO SECRET

Job Title: Database Specialist - NATO SECRET
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Geilenkirchen, Germany
REF: 787
Contact Name: Mark Gale
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

0490 - Database Specialist L3, Germany


NATO SECRET clearance required

Immediate start



The majority of systems developed by NCIA rely to some degree on the presence of a database system. Frequently, NCIA requires additional workforce to help with the development, testing and administration of databases.

There is also an occasional requirement for a database expert to review database designs of capabilities being developed by contractors on behalf of NCIA.


Activities to be performed:

  • Develops and maintains specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles and a detailed knowledge of database architectures, software and facilities
  • Analyses data requirements to establish, modify or maintain object/data models
  • Evaluates potential solutions, demonstrating, installing and commissioning products
  • Uses database management system software and tools to investigate problems and collect performance statistics and create reports
  • Carries out routine configuration / installation and reconfiguration of database and related products.
  • Design and implement RDBM and OODBM systems
  • Define data structures, logical and physical databases using CASE tools
  • Revise database design; implement stored procedures, triggers; apply normalization and other harmonization activities
  • Define advanced queries
  • Use built-in Data Access classes in Application Frameworks to create Database Interfaces and classes in applications to be able to accessand manage databases
  • Evaluate and select commercial or academic databases for use
  • Prepare Data Dictionaries and other related database documentation

Requested Skills & Competencies

  • Oracle Database and Oracle Application Server Administration skills are essential qualifications
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft Technology Associate IT Infrastructure
  • Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Certified Implementation Specialist
  • Knowledgeable of both relational and non-relational (NOSQL) database principles, design, implementation and/or administration
  • Knowledgeable of Object Oriented Database principles design, implementation and/or administration
  • Experience with writing queries and query optimization
  • High-level knowledge of other computing disciplines including software development, system integration and IT service provision
  • Understanding of polyglot consistence and map reduce technologies

NATO SECRET clearance required