Database Administrator

The Mission Matters

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Powder River Industries, LLC team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers. As a member of our inclusive team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

About the Job

Powder River Industries is currently seeking a motivated Database Programmer to join our team in Omaha, NE. Participates in client/project meeting(s) for highly complex project definition, needs assessment and design review. Evaluates the needs and requirements of the users and provides technical expertise in the development of technical, structural and organizational specifications. Determines appropriateness of data for storage and optimum storage organization. Designs, develops, and integrates highly complex database systems for internal and external users/clients. Creates, documents and implements standards and/or complex modeling to monitor and enhance the capacity and performance of the database. Codes complex programs and derives logical processes on technical platforms. Designs user interfaces and business application prototypes. Performs complex analyses and reviews applications being released into production. Develops and oversees the implementation of test application code in client server environments to ensure that software conforms to build management practices. Remains abreast of and analyzes new and emerging technologies and tools for applicability to field. Prepares recommendations and presentation to management. Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.


  • 9 or more years of database engineering, design, development experience

  • Experience working with relational data modeling

  • Experience working with relational databases such as SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle, etc.

  • Experience working with database development methodologies, design and implementation

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills Desired Requirements:

  • Experience with numerical weather predictions systems like GFS, WRF, MM5, or the UK Met Office Model

  • Experience/understanding of Air Force weather forecasting operations

  • Experience with the Air Force CDFS-II cloud analysis and forecasting system

  • Familiarity with meteorological data formats like METAR, GriB, GriB2, and NetCDF

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain Secret Clearance. Current Secret Clearance preferred.

Powder River Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Location

On Site

Type of Job

Full Time

Published Date


Omaha, NE, USA

Powder River Industries

1938 E Harney St Suite 216, Laramie, WY 82072, USA

(307) 314-2431

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