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Mid- Level Data Modeler

A Mid-Level Data Modeler with TS-SCI eligibility is needed in Herndon, VA to assist a DoD customer with conceptual, logical, and physical data models as part of a team that will rehost the MIDB database and data environment into a cloud-based and innovative environment.

Works with Mission SMEs and Modernized Integrated Database (MIDB) production SMEs to analyze, discover, define, and document MIBD’s current databases and data structures organized around objects that relate to the Infrastructure mission. Redesigns the data model using requirements and guidance provided by the Government and migrating the data into the new data models. Applies Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML models) to identify data values from disparate source systems that are null or incorrect. Develops conceptual, logical, and physical data models. Works with implementors of the models such as Data Engineers and Database Engineers.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As of October 1, 2021, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), in compliance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, you will be asked to follow our process to request an accommodation.

Mid- Level Data Modeler Required Experience & Skills:
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active TS clearance with SCI eligibility and willing to submit to a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree along with 2-4 years of experience 
  • Experience in data modeling principles/methods including conceptual, logical & physical Data Models. (2+ years)

Mid- Level Data Modeler Preferred Experience & Skills:
Above all, we value passion, a desire to learn, and teamwork. We are confident that if you possess the right attitude, work ethic, and skillset that you could succeed in the role. In addition to the experience and skills above, if you have any of the following you will be able to accelerate your effectiveness and impact.
  • Active TS-SCI security clearance
  • CI polygraph taken within past 5 years
  • Master’s degree
  • Knowledge of metadata management, data modeling, and related tools (Erwin, ER Studio, or others).
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, S3, ElastiCache

About Us:
Applied Research Associates, Inc. (aka ARA) is an employee-owned international research and engineering company known for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. We were founded in Albuquerque, NM in 1979 as the disco era was, thankfully, closing out and the personal computer era was beginning. We employ over 1,500 professionals and continue to grow. ARA offices throughout the U.S. and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense, civil, and health technologies, computer software, and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement.

ARA also prides ourselves on having a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets, so we give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. The company realizes employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. We are also very proud of our Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women to maximize career and professional accomplishments.

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