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Sr.Technical Team Lead Database & Container Technologies


McLean, VA
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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.

Join MITRE, one of ComputerWorld's Top 100 IT Places to Work, where you will have the opportunity to lead a team of engineers that administer over 200 databases and containers.   In this role, you will use your management skills to help support complex enterprise-wide corporate database applications on-premise and in the cloud.

Provide strategic and tactical technical direction on Database and Container technologies.

Manage and coach a team of 11 senior engineers.

Interface with development and operations teams to provide advanced solutions for database or container challenges.

Ensure database and container platforms are maintained and enhanced as appropriate

Provide database & container support to internal development teams.

Develop and document division database and container policies and procedures.

Work with InfoSec to help create and implement security policies.

Provide customers with new database and container capabilities as they become available.

Implement highly scalable and cost-effective databases using AWS.

Assist with migrating on-premise corporate applications to AWS.

Required Qualifications:

10+ years of experience working in IT

5 + years of experience working with databases in development and production environments.

5+ years managing technical staff.

1+ years working with Docker containers.

1+ years working with AWS services.

Experience with building and administering databases.

Experience with using Linux operating systems and tools.

Experience with building and deploying Docker containers.

Experience with scripting automated solutions (e.g. Shell/Python).

Experience with using Amazon Web Services.

Experience with project management or Kanban tools like Jira.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.


Desired Qualifications:

Experience with Oracle, MongoDB, MySQL, & SQL Server databases.

Experience with continuous integration systems (e.g. Git, Jenkins).

Experience with DevOps tools and techniques.

Experience with AWS RDS (Relational Database Service).

Experience with AWS ECS (Elastic Container Service).