SGT, Inc. Resident Database Administrator Intern in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION This unique opportunity is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students pursuing a career in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (MIS). This internship opportunity will provide the applicant entry-level experience with progressive responsibility and experience. The work will be hands-on support of the various missions at the EROS (Earth Resources Observation and Science) Center (, located near Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Resident Database Administrator intern(s) will be assigned a mentor. The interns will telecommute from campus with travel to the EROS Center as their schedule permits and as the project requires. It is expected that the selected interns will work on site at EROS during school breaks, and/or during the summer months. This position holds potential for full-time employment upon graduation, pending project funding.Education: Working towards a Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) or a related discipline and graduating in 2019 or 2020. Experience: 0-2 year s related experience is desired. Core Responsibilities: * Perform work under the direct supervision of project management as well as senior and principle database administrators * Perform database administration, installation, maintenance, and proper licensing of systems, including installation of database software, patches, and upgrades * Perform database backup and recovery duties, establish standards and schedules for database backups, develop and test recovery procedures for each database, and ensure backup schedules meet the recovery requirements * Install, upgrade, and configure Oracle/PostgreSQL, MySQL and Cassandra and related tools * Monitor database and hardware activity, provide and implement server and SQL tuning recommendations to meet service level goals. * Maintain the integrity of Project databases and ensure that the security requirements for the database servers are met * Write and debug shell scripts and database programs that enhance the utility of systems and provide an effective user interface to other systems * Provide and maintain current documentation of databases, database configurations, administrative tools, and procedures for implementation/adaptation of products and services. * Provide database expertise to software developers and participate in peer reviews of database code and design * Maintain a current awareness of database industry trends and uses to enhance support provided to the Project staff * Perform research and development in anticipation of technological database system innovations * Perform other work as assigned to ensure the success of the team Special Skills / Requirements:This position may be filled by a SGT teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line.SGT is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran. The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the SGT is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. SGT hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. SGT believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables them to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.Employer's Job# oKTs8fwXPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.