Junior DBA

Centurion Consulting Group

Junior DBA Herndon, VA

Centurion is looking for a Junior Database Administrator (DBA) to provide support to MongoDB analytics platform and embedded Oracle RAC based applications. This position requires close coordination with the Engineering, Software Development, Software Testing, and Information Technology teams for our main product development activities.  Centurion is a collaborative environment that fosters advanced research, concept exploration, product development and interaction with the nations leading aviation subject matter experts. Centurion prides itself on a work environment where employees can succeed.


  • Provide support to both a MongoDB and Oracle RAC implementation which includes the specific tasking to:

    • Create complex SQL and MongoDB scripts and procedures in order to retrieve data, insert data and modify data in an efficient manner
    • Design/optimize MongoDB databases to facilitate simple and complex data driven applications.
    • Identify slow running queries and initiate appropriate resolutions to improve performance
    • Perform overall Mongodb evaluation and provide a plan to predict storage growth, perform database version upgrade and storage expansion.
    • Improve or create installation Automation of a RAC cluster using an RPM process with Keywords to ensure a repeatable process across all environments, including documentation on design, implementation and support
    • Improve or create automation of Database Server Configurations Optimization Settings, including Performance and Security Settings, including documentation on design, implementation and support
    • Improve or create to schema configuration management (CM tooling, build plans, RPMs and ongoing change management processes)


  • Bachelors degree in a technical field or equivalent with 5+ years of experience
  • 2+ years experience in one or more of the following areas is required:
    • MongoDB DBA
    • Oracle DBA
  • Knowledge and experience with MongoDB Compass, Robo 3T or similar software
  • Strong Analytical and Communications Skills required
  • Willing to learn application(s) and perform data analysis as needed to complete the identified tasks
  • Excellent presentation development and delivery
  • Excellent problem solving, issue identification, analytical and technical documentation skills required
  • Able to work independently and productively under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment


  • Experience in MongoDB data modeling, schema design and CRUD operations
  • Experience in MongoDB Performance tuning
  • Experience in both of the following areas is preferred:
    • MongoDB DBA, Mongodb version 4.x
    • Oracle DBA, Oracle RAC version 12c

Position Details:

  • Clearance: N/A
  • US Citizenship or Authorization to work in US required
  • Travel: < 10% (CONUS)
  • Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V
  • No third parties or subcontractors

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