Job Summary


  • Location:
    Sterling , Virginia
  • Category:
    Database Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Modis is looking for a full time candidate to fill a DBA position in Ashburn,VA.
The Database Administrator will have the following responsibilities:

  • Database Administration of an existing PostgreSQL installation
  • Transition from vendor administered database to self-administered database, which you will be responsible for.
  • Developing and maintaining SQL to exchange data with external vendors
  • Supporting customer, manufacturer and management reporting requirements
  • Member of a team designing and implementing a web scale NoSQL implementation

Base-level requirements for the Database Administrator position
Experience and Skills

  • Hacker mentality
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in either Computer Science or related field
  • Willingness to learn and master new skills
  • 5 or more years’ experience in Database Administration and Development (PostgreSQL preferred)
  • SQL script development and maintenance
  • Database Administration


  • Key subjects and programs with which you should have some level of familiarity with or working knowledge of:
  • SQL Development and maintenance
  • Database Administration
  • Linux Administration

Additional, but not required, skills

  • Ruby Active Record
  • Shell Scripting
  • NoSQL knowledge and experience
  • Work as part of a design team to generate requirements
  • Identify appropriate NoSQL solutions consistent with our business model
  • Ability to learn how to implement selected NoSQL solution.


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