Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Senior Database Developer/Programmer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2018 4:23 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This position supports the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) SSD program. The Karsun team is responsible for the development, maintenance, and enhancement (DM&E) and operation of multiple FAA Systems. All employees must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. The FAA SSD program supports the operations of multiple business applications, as well as development of new applications across different technologies. The Karsun software development team is responsible for the software design and implementation of web applications supporting multiple Business Lines within FAA. Successful candidates are modern web development specialists experienced in translating business requirements into software architecture.  In addition to strong software development skills, ideal candidates have demonstrated experience in working on an Agile Scrum team.    


    • Perform modifications to and maintenance of operational programs and procedures.
    • Analyzes business processes and procedures to recommend technical system/software solutions.
    • Prepares documentation of program development, modifications to code as needed.
    • Applies best practice for tuning SQL and PL/SQL for overall system performance.
    • Supports software development and test teams throughout the software development lifecycle. Includes incremental script execution and defect resolution.
    • Review proposed database structure changes by development teams and approve or modify based company standards and best practices.
    • Provides support for software releases
    • Researches interfaces to identify and code required updates to support integration

    Required Skills:

    • Ability to perform PL/SQL coding assignments including stand-alone SQL scripting and database stored code (triggers, packages, procedures, and functions) in compliance with standards and procedures.
    • Working experience in Oracle 10g, 11g and latest versions.
    • Design, implement, code, test and maintain Oracle PL/SQL including packages, procedures, triggers and functions in compliance with company standards and best practices.
    • Experience with logical and physical data modeling and RDBMS concepts.
    • Firm understanding of the overall architecture required to support common schema based objects used to store data and implement business logic.
    • Experience with software development lifecycle and software development common practices (code reviews, unit testing etc.).
    • Ability to provide guidance, oversight, and peer review to more junior database developers and direction to other technical resources as required.
    • Aptitude for debugging problems in complex, unfamiliar code
    • Have worked closely with applications implementing full life cycle
    • Ability to mine and parse large amounts of data
    • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential
    • Solid work ethic, self-driven, can function independently with minimal oversight and direction
    • Experience with PL/SQL analytical functions
    • Know how to optimize applications for better performance

    Desired Skills:

    • Have worked in development tools – Jira, Git and Confluence
    • Worked in Agile/Scrum team environment
    • Development work in SQL Server environment
    • Having worked at FAA in the past is a plus


    • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Math, or Science and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience    
    • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance

    Telework options for this position may be discussed with the Program Manager after three months of solid performance on the project.


    For more information on this or any other position, chat one-on-one with our recruiters during our weekly virtual chat event every Thursday at 12:00pm EST.


    Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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