Sr. Principal Database Administrator

Sr. Principal Database Administrator

Northrop Grumman





Sr. Principal Database Administrator

Details of the offer

Information Technology
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 is seeking a Database Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Baltimore, MD.
The candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, building, analyzing, installing, and maintenance of database management systems. Implements and maintains smooth operation and physical design of databases. Conducts performance tuning of indexes and databases in general. Reviews database design and integration of systems, provides backup recovery and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements.
Responsibilities include database modeling and design, metadata and repository creation and configuration management. Uses data mapping, data mining and data transformational analysis tools to design and develop databases. Determines data storage and optimum storage requirements, monitors database performance and takes corrective action to ensure optimal performance, and high availability of the database. Maintains security and integrity controls. Formulates policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management, and monitors transaction activity and utilization. May develop stored procedures and/or triggers. The Database Administrator works closely with System Development team to ensure that applications or tools are compatible and integrated with the applicable database system (Oracle, DB2, etc.). Experience working in an Agile environment.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards as applicable to RDBMS
Responsible for creating and implementing the physical design, development and maintenance of all of the databases
Work in an Agile environment.
Conducts capacity planning required to establish and maintain the databases
Full knowledge of industry practices, performance tuning, and optimization.
Independently demonstrates the skill and ability to perform fairly complex professional tasks while also to work in groups
Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies
Perform complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives
Ability to maintain security and integrity controls, maintain database objects under version control, etc.
Participate in the development of policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management, and monitors transaction activity and utilization.
Additional Responsibilities include:
Install server software
Configure database servers
Monitor and maintain system health and security
Design backup processes for server and associated data
Create accounts for all users and assign security levels
Establish a disaster recovery protocol
Provide end-to-end technical support and problem resolution
Schedule and perform regular server maintenance
Create database management procedures
Evaluate data analysis models and procedures
Participate in company's cross-training program



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