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Database Specialist 

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions, LLC, is the leading provider of enterprise, web-based learning management software. Meridian’s powerful yet easy-to-use solutions are leveraged by organizations dedicated to building world-class learning enterprises inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. With over 10 million users worldwide, Meridian offers a flexible, best-of-breed learning management system that gives organizations and users alike a seamless, integrated experience, all while strengthening the bottom line. Recognized as a leading learning management system by top industry analysts, Meridian’s software is being used by some of the world’s largest, most successful organizations, including Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Meridian believes learning is first, learning is yours, and learning is without limits. The company is headquartered in Reston, VA. For additional information about Meridian Knowledge Solutions, visit www.meridianks.com. Visit the Meridian Blog and follow @MeridianKS on Twitter for more learning insights and perspectives.

Meridian is seeking a Database Specialist for an opportunity with our client in Arlington, VA. Responsibilities include:

(a) Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases.

(b) Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function.

(c) Designs, creates, and maintains databases in a client/server environment.

(d) Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.

(e) Advises users on access to various client/server databases.

(f) Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.

(g) Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., COGNOS)/back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL). Performs database programming and supports systems design.

(h) Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.

 
Position Requirements

Certifications and experience:

• Certifications appropriate for the Solution Platform proposed (i.e. – Data Architecture, Database) - Preferred

• At least five (5) years of Database Specialist experience.

* US Citizen

* Fluent in English (written and spoken)

* Have at minimum a high school diploma or GED equivalent

This job operates in an office setting which incurs moderate noise consistent with a business office. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some physical attributes are required, for instance, manual dexterity/typing, read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation, the ability to lift up to 25 lbs. as well as, ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 
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Division Meridian Knowledge Solutions  
Req Number INF-19-00046  
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