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Associate Database Architect

Northrop Grumman | Suffolk VA 23436 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/12/2019

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Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

This position supports a unique Joint Staff capability supporting the installation, integration, testing, evaluation, and synchronization of simulations and gaming tools used in future immersive training capabilities for Joint Training Exercises and Experiments. As member of the Joint Staff J7 team thisDatabase Analyst (DBA) provides the primary capability for the conceptualization and development of databases for military models and simulations (M&S) used in computer-assisted joint and combined exercises and rehearsals.


1. Responsible for and participates in the design, planning, development, implementation, maintenance and administration of databases. The Analyst will compile, synchronize, test and participate in continuous improvements to military models to enhance performance, provide for increased functionality and support version and release certification.


3. Identifies, develops and maintains parametric data for simulation databases. Maintains and reconciles entity class lists for simulation federation partners and verifies and validates the integrity of systems and objects in Exercise Datasets (EDS).


4. Conducts research of military units, organization; equipment, and Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) using classified and unclassified sources. Translates real and fictional friendly and enemy force structures and associated objects into simulation databases.


5. Analyzes and determines information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, data output and reporting capabilities and exercise database performance.


6. Organizes and directs planning sessions and conferences.


Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college, 4 years of additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.

  • Joint staff experience and knowledge on military systems; equipment; and tactics; techniques; and procedures (TTP); and familiarization with joint doctrine and Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES) is desirable.
  • Direct experience working with and knowledge in one or more of the following models and their parametric databases:
    • Air Force Synthetic Environment for Reconnaissance and Surveillance/Multiple Unified Simulation Environment (AFSERS/MUSE)
    • Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation (JCATS)
    • JCATS Low Overhead Driver (JLOD)
    • Joint Deployment Logistics Model (JDLM)
    • Joint Theater Level Simulation (JTLS)
  • Knowledge and use of SQL DEVELOPER with relational databases; and ORACLE Procedural Language/Structured Query Language (PL/SQL) on a LINUX operating system; developing relational scenario databases.
  • Knowledge and use of Vi; Vim; and/or GEDIT editor programs in a UNIX/LINIX environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Writing and readingSIMSCRIPT to locate errors in scenario databases or in program code.


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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Location Suffolk, VA, 23436, United States
Categories Computer Software

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