Database Administrator

Dulles, VA 20166

Posted: 09/24/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 82669

Job Description

The Systems Engineering Tools Group has an immediate need for an Applications Developer and Tool Administrator who builds and codes applications using languages such as IBM DOORS DXL, VBA, JavaScript, SQL, etc. and provides COTS tool administration support.

Tool Administration
Provide requirements management and tool administration for multiple programs in support of systems engineering teams
Guide systems engineers in utilizing the DOORS tool to effectively manage their requirements which may include defining schema, setting up databases, and identifying users and appropriate access levels
Provide support to maintain consistency across programs with respect to hierarchical structure, core attributes, and naming conventions
Identify, control, maintain and manage changes to program requirements baselines
Verify mapping of requirements to program documentation, identifying gaps and coordinating with responsible engineers
Gather and prepare requirements information in support of design reviews and technical meetings
Support DOORS users with process and tools questions and best practices

Applications Development
Experience in design and application of databases to support automation of common systems engineering processes
Knowledge of software engineering practices and software development methodologies
Develops new programs and subprograms, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software and scripts
Ability to develop innovative long-term solutions that are easy to use, integrate with other applications, and are straightforward to maintain

Customer Support
Excellent customer service attitude and problem solving skills
Effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator
Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment and interact with diverse customers and team members
Creates and delivers tool training via documentation and oral presentations

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
  • Expert in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in COTS tools support
  • Experience with VBA and macro development
  • Experience or knowledge of or willingness to learn DXL scripting or DOORS Administration
  • Experience with SharePoint a plus
  • Experience with Cameo Systems Modeler a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through to completion on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, often under strict deadlines.
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn new tools, approaches, and concepts
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule
  • Perform other duties as necessary
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
For more information call Mark Johnston @ 714-901-1435
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