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Data Architect Big Data

GAMA-1 Technologies in Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


We are looking for a Data Architect to support a government customer in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Data Management Duties:
* Design and implement relational database, file-based, and object-store data storage solutions.
* Analyze and assess existing data management practices to enhance database capacity and performance.
* Develop modern data storage solutions that increase scalability and performance and minimize downtime.
* Customize databases and data access software to meet high-performance data storage and data management requirements.
* Configure and deploy databases to support application software while keeping databases compliant with defined standards.
* Design and integrate data storage solutions compatible with intuitive, efficient data services providing modern data access.
* Conduct and oversee data discovery, data cataloging, and data mapping processes.
* Develop, review, and integrate project and enterprise Data Management Plans (DMP).
* Automate data ingest, decoding, and conversion functions, coupled with data and system monitoring tools.
* Adapt and optimize data management practices to high-throughput "big data" environments.

Data Management Practices:
* Write and maintain system documentation according to established standards to facilitate ongoing support and maintenance.
* Support active software implementation, O&M activities, technical writing, and coordination meetings.
* Apply software development life cycle (SDLC) best practices to all aspects of enterprise data management practices.
* Coordinate solutions to adhere to project-specific software development guidelines and practices.
* Assure software and data development projects are complete, accurate, and sustainable.
* Implement databases and systems, able to integrate and store data being converted.

Required Skills
5 - 10 years of experience related to the position. Must have knowledge of the following software/programming languages/tools: Java, C/C++, XML, Shell Script, Python, SQL, Postgres, Docker Container. Version control tools (e.g., svn, git, etc.). Experience with RedHat Linux operating system, Virtual machine. Solid hands-on experience with RDBMS modeling/admin and development. Knowledge of hardware required for effective database operations.

* Education and/or experience working in Physical Science field.
* Experience with geospatial databases and earth science data structures and formats (e.g. netCDF, GRIB).
* Knowledge of ObjectStore technology and Ceph platform.

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.

BS in Computer Science, related discipline, or equivalent. Master's preferred.

GAMA-1 Technologies

About GAMA-1 Technologies:


GAMA-1 is a rapidly growing technology business that is based in Greenbelt, Maryland. GAMA-1 Technologies provides strategic information assurance, information security, and business enterprise and networking solutions to the Federal Government. Our success is based on the utilization of industry and agency standards, establishment of standardized processes, and IT Services expertise. At GAMA-1, we believe employees should grow, achieve, and develop just as the company grows, achieves, and develops. GAMA-1 is committed to providing our employees with opportunities for career advancement throughout their employment. For more information, visit

GAMA-1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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Posted date: 12 days ago

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