Serve as a lead technical resource in the strategic oversight and planning of data services, data models, and database structural design and development. Define the strategic structural design and development of databases and metadata. Monitor industry trends and directions in database technology, data standards, and tools and develop and present substantive technical recommendations to senior management. Provide analytical support for the development of data and metadata policies and procedures for structural design and development to build, maintain, and leverage the data model and ensure integration with corporate data standards. Apply knowledge of characteristics of systems being added to the structure and the specifications for database interfaces to plan new designs for integration into the database structure and ensure effective integration and optimal database performance. Provide extensive technical and strategic advice and guidance of the highest level to senior managers and technical resources in the creation and implementation of new data standards and databases. Provide advanced technical direction to the maintenance of major existing databases supporting evolving applications and business processes. This position is located in McLean, VA.