Next Tier Concepts, Inc.

  • Database Engineer

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  • Overview

    NT Concepts is currently hiring mid- to SME-level Database Engineers for immediate openings located in the Washington DC Metro and Northern Virginia area. Occasional CONUS travel may be required.


    Seeking a motivated Database Engineer with extensive experience working with modern database structures, database modernization efforts, database security, and big data repositories using Oracle, MySQL, and other technologies. A successful candidate will be of an enterprise-scale database modernization team focused on data readiness for machine learning implementation. The candidate will work with an experienced IT services team to develop, pilot, and deploy a database modernization strategy in preparation for machine learning initiatives. 


    Mandatory Skills


    • Demonstrated experience as a Database Engineer or Admin working on enterprise-scale development projects using Oracle, MySQL, Hadoop and big data database technologies
    • Demonstrated experience with cloud architectures
    • Demonstrated experience installing, configuring and deploying Oracle and MySQL database servers on physicals machines, VMWare virtual machines, or AWS EC2 instances
    • Demonstrated experience working with Red Hat Linux and Windows-based operating systems, including hardware configuration and network integration
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience migrating data from and to Oracle, MySQL, Hadoop and big database technologies. 

    Desired Skills

    • Demonstrated experience with database modernization efforts and enterprise-scale database transitions
    • Demonstrated experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
    • Experience handling ITAR data
    • Demonstrated experience working with customers, system architects and developers to implement system performance and information security-related requirements
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with Sponsors guidelines and security policies governing system design and working with security POCs to ensure compliance
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience working in a self-directed manner as part of a medium size agile software development team
    • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with the complete software development lifecycle
    • Experience working on teams executing machine learning solutions


    Founded in 1998, NT Concepts is a woman-owned national security solutions company focused on machine learning, software engineering, investigative services, and geospatial information systems. We provide a broad range of Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Community customers with solutions for enterprise, cloud-based, and mobile environments.


    NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V), making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


    All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.


    NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.   If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.



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