Database Administrator 4

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Database Administrator to become part of Northrop Grumman's organization supporting the Army Analytics Group's Research Facilitation Laboratory located in Monterey, California. The research team conducts a variety of studies and program evaluation efforts for clients across the Army, Office of the Secretary of Defense and greater DoD, conducting high-quality research with practical real-world implications. The research team works primarily within a data environment that houses a wealth of administrative, personnel, survey, and medical data (i.e., big data) on extremely large populations. Projects generally focus on resilience, health, and readiness among military service members, and include population-based studies, machine learning projects, measurement analysis, and pilot program evaluations.

The Database Administrator will:
- Maintain and ensure availability for multiple production and development databases
- Deploy and configure Oracle databases
- Test and perform upgrades to Oracle databases
- Conduct performance tuning of SQL, indexes, and databases in general
- Provide backup and recovery support and make recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements to the database environment
- Maintain security and integrity controls and formulate policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management
- Work closely with Cyber Security team to maintain compliance with DoD security requirements
- Create and maintain system documentation including procedures, policies, plans

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds,
experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related major and a minimum of 10 years experience in a systems operations position. Additional 4 years of applicable experience may be considered in lieu of degree
- Demonstrated competency in technical problem solving
- Experience administering Oracle Databases
- Experience performing database backups
- Experience hardening databases
- Must be detail oriented, highly organized, motivated, and a self-starter
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects, deadlines and responsibilities
- Excellent and well founded, written and oral communication skills are absolutely essential
- Ability to install, patch and troubleshoot Oracle Databases
- Experience with military/government
- Ability to hold a DoD Secret clearance (US Citizenship)

Preferred Qualifications:
- MS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related degree
- Current CompTIA Security+ Certification
- Experience administering highly available Oracle databases
- Experience with DoD security certification and accreditation is highly preferred
- Active DoD Secret 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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