SGT, Inc. Junior Database Developer Architect in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) is looking for an Junior Database Developer/Architect to fill a position in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. SGT, headquartered in Greenbelt Maryland, is the primary contractor to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ( performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center (Sioux Falls, SD) ( The multidisciplinary staff, in partnership with NOAA, uses their unique expertise to elicit, store and provide detailed analysis of user requirements, and Earth Observation system capabilities. Responsibilities: The Junior Database Developer/Architect will support the Technical Support Services Contract, Remote Sensing Division development group as part of the USGS Requirements Capabilities and Analysis for Earth Observations (RCA-EO). The Developer/Architect will be responsible to provide system analysis, design, implementation and management of databases. The individual will work with the staff, contractor technical managers, and the government customer to design and implement core Postgres database applications and procedures to meet requirements and needs of the project. The Developer/Architect must have the ability to work autonomously, in a team environment, with other contractor staff, and the Government customer. The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills and the individual must have the ability to take initiative, to develop creative solutions, and to have a willingness to learn.Education: BS/BA in information systems, computer science or related database field preferred Experience: 1 to 2 years of related field preferred Requirements: * Ability to create and manage the data aspects within a database architecture * Experience in database design, development, implementation, and query optimization * Experience in SQL and PL/SQL (or any other SQL based procedural language) * Ability to translate technical specifications, and/or logical and physical design into code for new or enhancement projects * Support anomaly investigation and troubleshooting activities * Willingness to participate in special projects and performing other duties as assigned * Excellent quantitative, analytical, interpersonal, and communications skills * Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment * Proficient with Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Other Qualifications: * Ability to deliver code into the development, test, and production environments * Ability to learn and follow software development methodology; learn and follow architecture standards This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the SGT website (Http:// This position may be filled by a SGT teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line. SGT is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran. The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the SGT is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. SGT hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. SGT believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables them to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.Employer's Job# o7wt8fwYPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.