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Sr. Principal Engineer Database (TS/SCI/Poly)

Northrop Grumman | Herndon VA 22096 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/24/2020

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Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Database Engineer/Developer to be a member of an application development and support program.

Job Responsibilities:
  • The Database Engineer/Developer will support the full lifecycle of software development on a program utilizing the agile software development methodology.
  • The Database Engineer/Developer will support the Operations and Maintenance of existing applications as well as support the migration of these applications to the cloud.
Experience developing using Java or another coding language is a plus.



Basic Qualifications

• 9 Years with Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.

7 years of relevant work experience may substitute for a degree.
• Experience related to Oracle 11g or higher
• Experience in Database schema creation, standardization and management
• Ability to translate a data model or logical database design into an actual physical database.
• Experience in database performance management and tuning and proactively monitoring the database
• Experience overseeing daily performance of database and identifying sources of performance problems in coordination with software architect and enterprise DBA.
• Experience base-lining and forecasting database performance data and tuning database hardware/software configurations
• Experience providing technical support in the evaluation of database object names, data elements, and other objects
• Experience in writing SQL and PL/SQL procedures, packages and scripts
• Have good communication skills
• Ability to formulate and articulate an approach to solve problems
• Ability to work independently; is a self-starter

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with Postgres
• Experience with Cloud
• Certification in Oracle Database Administration
• Prior development experience using Java or another coding language
• Experience with Oracle 12c Container and Pluggable databases
• Experience in developing automated tasks to collect database metrics, assess data quality, and to perform database utility operations
• Experience in using Oracle data pump import and export to populate development, test, training and V&V environments
• Experience in management of user and application accounts and privileges to maintain least privilege best practices
• Experience in providing remediation inputs to system accreditation process and applying changes as needed
• Experience in database script deployment within an Agile software development environment

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 Herndon, VA, 22096, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

Location Maptop

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