Satellite Reference Database Architect

12 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world's best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The Role:
Job Profile:
•Support the Master Database Architect wrt Database validation
•Make updates re-useable (i.e. Java scripts, SQL scripts) to optimise the process of incorporating patches onto different versions
•Keep informed all database users of the Database Management Tool of any activities impacting access (from info from Database Architect)
•Discuss improvements to the database system and processes with the other Database Architects and where applicable perform necessary changes, testing and updates to any relevant documentation
•Import, review and provide feedback on received Software Supplier, Equipment and Payload Instrument data
•Follow and suggest improvements to SRDB processes e.g data import, processing Database Problem/Change Report (DPR) Process
•Keep up to date the Master DB DPRs within the DPR system (JIRA software) (e.g. highlighting where patches have been made, marking patched

Qualifications and / or skills and experience

•Basic Programming (Visual basic, C or C++ etc.)

•Microsoft Excel

•SQL/ Java

•Database Management Experience Preferred (Access, My SQL etc.)

•Experience of Bug Tracking tools (e.g. JIRA, Redmine, Bugzilla)

•ESA standards Awareness

•Communication skills key as lots of interface with key stakeholders, able to adapt to a wide variety of audience

Responsibilities will include:

•As Satellite Reference Database (SRDB) Architects: development, verification, validation and release of data to users
•Responsible for providing SRDB patches (e.g. creating and executing Java Scripts or SQL scripts)
•Investigate problems during test related to the SRDB (e.g. analysis of test data)
•DPRs for Master DB attention and generally keeping the DPR 'thread' of information and DPR status up to date)
•Release of Master databases in line with schedule requirements to AIV, FV & ESOC and provision of sufficient release information in a release note for each DB release (DPR patches implemented, relevant OBSW db is compatible)