Careers - Metronome


Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.

PostgreSQL Engineer

Job Title
PostgreSQL Engineer
Requirement ID
Reston,  VA
Other Location

Employment Type: Full-time

Required Security Clearance: TS/SCI (ability to obtain poly prior to start date)

Required Education and Experience:

  • HS/GED with 12 years' experience
  • Associates with 10 years' experience
  • Bachelors with 8 years' experience
  • Masters with 6 years' experience
  • PhD with 4 years' experience

Required Certification: DOD 8570 IAT Level II certification (i.e. Security+CE) or above

Functional Responsibility:

The PostgreSQL Engineer will be responsible for architecting, developing, securing and tuning a large Postgres 9.6/10 database that supports multiple applications and logical replication.

  • Design table architecture, build views, scripts, queries, indexes, and secure the data.
  • Oversee and monitor performance across several disciplines, and when required, take steps to resolve issues
  • Provide expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers.
  • Direct multiple contractor and subcontractors teams through to project completion.
  • Select the software development processes in coordination with the customer and system engineering.
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects.
  • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software.
  • Delegate programming and testing responsibilities to one or more teams and monitor their performance.


  • Must be able to design table architecture, build views, scripts, queries, indexes, and secure the data.
  • Must understand VPD and visibility.
  • Must understand how to analyze, troubleshoot, and improve query performance.
  • Must have current Security+CE certification.


  • Experience migrating data from MongoDB and/or Oracle to Postgres is a plus.

Work Schedule: Shift Schedule: This is a second shift position, Monday-Friday, 2:00PM - 10:00PM.

Background Screening/Check/Investigation: Successful Completion of a Background Check will be required as a condition of hire.

Benefits: Metronome offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefit eligibility is determined on the type of position (full-time, part-time, temporary). Metronome’s range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Application Process: Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment.

  1. Select Create Profile and Apply to Requirement
  2. Complete your Profile and Answer the Questionnaire
  3. Upload a current resume
  4. Complete the Online Application and Submit

Evaluation Process: Metronome will evaluate applicants based on how well they meet the qualifications of the position above. Your completed application (including questionnaire, resume, and online application) will be used to determine your eligibility and how well you meet the qualifications for this position.

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to your resume and application; if either your resume or application contradicts or does not support your responses, you will disqualify yourself and not receive further consideration for this job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Metronome does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process should contact Metronome Human Resources at or 703-957-4082. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Required Skills

See above