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Expert MongoDB DBA in Baltimore, MD at Volt

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Baltimore, MD
  • Duration:
    28 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $66.59/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt seeks seasoned Database Administrators who are proficient subject matter experts in using MongoDB.  This is an exciting new position with one of our major clients located in Baltimore, MD.

The Data/Database Engineer provides technical database administration support across multiple platforms.

  • Designs, develops, implements, and maintains data repository systems.
  • Develops user training and automate interface capabilities between database systems and other management systems to support the administration of the Agency’s programmatic data.
  • Identifies best practices and provide technical support for the following activities: standardizing data names, definitions, usage, and structures; defining database access controls; managing metadata and data element synonyms; and overseeing database administration efforts as part of a full systems development lifecycle.
  • Provides critical recommendations and solutions from the database administration perspective for complex problems throughout all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC); provide technical briefing and reports; participate in meetings and walkthroughs; analyze problems and provide solutions; provide support to application analysis, development, and validation team(s); and conduct research.


  • Must demonstrate experience in and ability to manage the development of database projects, including the installation, maintenance, upgrading and administration of full-featured database management systems and related tools.
  • Qualifying experience must include deployment of databases to large organizations and/or user communities.
  • Must demonstrate experience in database administration efforts for medium to large scale projects, and project management experience specific to the full SDLC.
  • Must demonstrate development of lessons learned in large scale database development and deployment.
  • Demonstrates the experience and ability to work without technical oversight and to lead and/or supervise a team of specialists.
  • Possesses superior oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables to SSA counterparts.
  • Possesses knowledge of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards and guidance so that requirements ensure for security and privacy compliance.
  • Possesses knowledge of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
  • Leads and/or directs the efforts of specialists on project(s) across components and/or technical areas.
  • Provides guidance and direction across components and acts in a consulting and/or advisory capacity.
  • Directs all aspects of database development and maintenance.

  • Provides leadership, technical expertise, and technical oversight in the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of databases, including the development and testing of logical and physical database designs.
  • Guides the development of standards, procedures, and conventions for use.
  • Maintains knowledge of leading-edge technologies, new methodologies, and best-practices applicable to work performed.
  • Recommends changes to business and technical processes based upon subject matter knowledge.
  • Ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of SSA data – including sensitive data.


  • MongoDB Expert DBA
  • Expert MongoDB architectural knowledge
  • MongoDB Tuning and Performance
  • Ansible Automation
  • SQL


  • Administration of MongoDB databases throughout the development and production lifecycles.
  • Designing, Building, and automating the MongoDB Architecture.
  • Design and develop logical and physical database designs from customer requirements.
  • Provide advice and support to development resources.
  • Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures.
  • Supporting the standing standards, policies and procedures of the customer team.
  • Provide mentorship to group members and will be expected to help develop and support mid and junior level staff.
  • May be scheduled for after hours on-call support and will be required to apply production packages during non-peak hours.


  • Master’s Degree with 5 years advanced IT experience or Professional level Certifications, or equivalent.

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.