Postgres Automation Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ130166

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. Our work depends on TS/SCI level cleared Postgres Automation Engineer joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Springfield, VA.

This position supports the Geospatial Services & Solutions business area to provide high-quality, cost-effective solutions to the customer. As part of the GSS Team the engineer's expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment.


•Design, deploy, and maintain Postgres databases solutions leveraging automation and infrastructure-as-code.

•Monitor and tune the systems to achieve optimum DB/DW performance levels

•Develop, optimize, and tune stored procedures, functions, triggers, views, and queries, in support of business intelligence and analytic applications.

•Work in close collaboration with a group of Automation Engineers, Infrastructure Administrators, Front End Developers, and Data Scientists

•Evaluate and make recommendations regarding data integrity

•Diagnose, isolate and expediently resolve complex problems pertaining to data structures

•Develop methods of ensuring that data incompatibilities among systems are systematically eliminated

•Develop and recommend data management policies, standards, practices and security measures to ensure effective and consistent data management operations

•Administer production, staging and development environments

•Work with A&A Teams to maintain security requirements for operation of systems

•Maintain up to date documentation of designs/configurations, ensuring team members have continuity of recurring tasks

Required Skills:

•Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

•Minimum of 8 years related experience

•Strong experience in PostgreSQL, Linux/Unix scripting

•Demonstrated experience/knowledge working in a DevOps environment

•Understanding of Python, Bash, and Shell scripting

•Active TS/SCI clearance required and eligibility to obtain a CI poly


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.