Database Administrator / Principal Database Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: March 18, 2019
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The Software & Digital Technologies team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Database Administrator based out of Aurora, CO Office.
What You'll get to Do:
Northrop Grumman is looking for a talented and experienced Database Administrator with a strong Oracle background to join a large, dynamic program in Aurora, Colorado. This program is a large, complex Information Technology project which uses several COTS database products, including Oracle Database, IBM DB2, and PostgreSQL. The candidate should be familiar with these products supporting each through the entire lifecycle from design/development through delivery and operational support. The position requires an individual to work on a small, highly skilled team which supports mission critical systems by providing technical database support and establishing innovative, time sensitive solutions. The preferred candidate must work under minimal supervision, have the ability to multi-task and adapt to change, and possess strong organizational and communication skills. Additionally, the candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter with the ability to take ownership of assigned tasks, independently determine the approach to fixing problems and push to closure on scheduled milestones. In addition to database technologies, script writing utilizing PL/SQL, Python, PERL, and/or Java is desirable.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You'll Bring These Qualifications: (Basics)
Database Administrator - 3 years relevant experience with Bachelors; 1 year relevant experience with Masters; or 7 years relevant experience in lieu of educational requirement.
Principal Database Administrator - 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors; 4 years relevant experience with Masters; or 10 years relevant experience in lieu of educational requirement.
Current TS Clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have: (Preferred)
Active TS/SCI Clearance
Experience in designing, modeling, developing, and supporting large RDBMS systems
Experience with Oracle 11g and 12c in Linux/Unix environments
Strong understanding of SQL and Oracle PL/SQL
Experience with the installation, configuration, and upgrading Oracle databases
Experience working with Oracle Multitenant, Oracle RAC, and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Strong understanding of Oracle performance monitoring, tuning, and query optimization
Strong understanding of Oracle backup and restore procedures including RMAN
Familiarity with PostgreSQL and IBM DB2 a plus
Familiarity with Python, PERL, and/or Java a plus
General understanding of RedHat Linux 6.x-7.x
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
oTraining and Development
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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