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Northrop Grumman Principal Database Administrator in Arlington, Virginia

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking a Principal Database Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Arlington, VA.

The Principal Database Administrator shall be responsible for creating and maintaining all databases required for development, testing, training, and production usage and work closely with USMS staff. The Lead Database Administrator shall perform capacity planning required to create and maintain the databases. The Lead Database Administrator shall maintain the required Agile certification throughout the program's period of performance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and 5 years of project management experience -OR- Master's degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and 3 years of relevant project management experience

  • Possess an Agile certification from a recognized certification authority such as Scrum Alliance, Project Management Institute, ICAgile, etc.

  • US Citizenship is required in order to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of six years of experience designing, implementing, and maintaining complex databases, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods

  • Experience leading teams of Data Engineers performing data ingestion, extract, transform, load (ETL), and SQL analysis operations.

  • Experience designing, creating, and maintaining databases in a client/server environment, and conducting quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.

  • Experience with projecting long-range requirements for database administration and design in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function and presenting recommendations to senior officials.

  • Experience advising users on access to various client/server databases.

  • Experience applying knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end/back-end programming languages and performing database programming and supporting systems design.

  • Experience maintaining database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology