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Data Administration Manager 2

Northrop Grumman | Montgomery AL 36110 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/29/2019

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Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

The qualified applicant will collaborate with Northrop Grumman's onsite database administration support and services delivery team for our State of Alabama Location Enforcement Collection.

System (ALECS)Data Center clients where Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM). The primary focus of the onsite DBA team is the State of Alabama Location Enforcement Collection System (ALECS); system is the federally certified system used by the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) to locate absent parents, establish paternity/support, collect and disburse child support payments, enforce child support agreements, and review case situations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The ability to work on Supervise/Manager a diverse team or with a diverse range of people providing as one of three onsite DB2 z/OS application DBAs support and services for the customers
  • Formulate policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management
  • Manage daily operations of the DBA team (supervision of the DBAS, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, performance management, and operating costs)
  • Share cost, schedule, and technical program management responsibilities with the Data Center Technical Services and Facilities and Operations Managers
  • Share ownership for all aspects of program performance on Data Center contracts
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the DB2 Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
  • Prepare for, participate in and provide a DB2 and application performance and tuning perspective from initial development design through implementation
  • Use your experience with DB2 to address and resolve problems
  • Tune the SQL statements in application programs for assigned projects from initial design, development through production
  • Logical & physical database design for projects
  • Database maintenance, on-call rotation, problem determination and resolution, database security. Candidate will be part of a 24 hour on call support team and will need to work off hours on some weekends and holidays.
  • Evaluate new products and tools, test and implement new or upgraded software
  • Collaborate on annual ALECS Disaster Recovery exercises
  • Design, implement and support database and application backup and recovery solutions using IBM and BMC tools
  • Upgrade and maintain DB2 and related 3rd party software at or above release levels of N-1
  • Adhere to all contract SLAs

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Science, Business Administration, Mathematics or related field with 6 years of experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree requirement
  • Minimum 1 year of team leadership experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of IT Mainframe experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of DB2 zOS mainframe DBA experience
  • Minimum 3 years of COBOL/DB2 mainframe application software development database administration support
  • Experience with DB2 Connect
  • BMC third party software experience (Catalog, Change, DASD, and Recovery Manager, Load, Unload, Copy, Recover, SQL Explorer, Apptune, Logmaster)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task across different projects
  • Self-motivated, highly committed, ability to work independently, perform well within cross-functional teams, work under strict deadlines with attention to detail
  • Proactive, results oriented
  • Motivated self-starter with a Can Do attitude and a proven track record of high customer service and exceptional delivery results
  • Ability to develop and maintain vendor relationships
  • Ability to troubleshoot mainframe and distributed processing problems in a DB2 Connect Enterprise server environment
  • Ability to directly interfacing with clients from end users to project management, sensitive to clients' needs, able to develop warm client relationships
  • Ability to travel to annual off site disaster recovery exercise
  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience with Powerdesigner or other logical modeling tool
  • 1 year experience with DB2 COBOL Stored Procedures
  • 1 year State government customer DBA project experience
  • 1 year Customer site DBA delivery experience
  • 1 year 24 x 7 x 365 DBA on call support delivery
  • 1 year SQL Server DBA experience
  • 1 year with SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) or other ETL tool

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.

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Location Montgomery, AL, 36110, United States
Categories Computer Software

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