Applications Developer

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

We are seeking a Database Developer in Herndon, VA. The position will support the Personnel Security/Assurance (PSA) Division within the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). The Database Developer is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining and implementing solutions to ensure the infrastructure operations.

Candidate duties will consist of but are not limited to:

  • Designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software. Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
  • Develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software. Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
  • Researches, tests, builds, and coordinates the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements. Designs and develops new software products or major enhancements to existing software.
  • Addresses problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
  • Consults with project teams and end users to identify application requirements.
  • Performs feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management.
  • Assists in the evaluation and recommendation of application software packages, application integration and testing tools.
  • Resolves problems with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
  • Participates in development of software user manuals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree 5 year experience, or M.S. degree 3 year experience, or Ph. D 1 year experience
  • Strong programming/development skills using PL/SQL (package, procedures, functions, triggers) and batch coding skills such as Bulk collections, dynamic SQL, and parallel processing
  • Solid experience designing partitioned and non-partitioned tables, indexes, temporary tables and external tables to maximize storage and performance
  • Strong SQL development, SQL analytics and tuning skills
  • Excellent analytic, troubleshooting and performance tuning skills
  • Detail oriented with strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyze complex and large amounts of data
  • Strong communications skills (both verbal & written)
  • Active Secret/SSBI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within the DMDC PSA division.
  • Experience in designing, creating and developing Oracle database systems
  • Experience in developing logical and physical data models
  • Experience designing OLAP systems
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

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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