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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal SQL Server Database Administrator - Interim Top Secret clearance required in Washington, District Of Columbia

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced SQL Server DBA who likes to work in a fast-paced environment and wants to make a difference. You'll see the fruits of your labor realized as real mission users employ your system and make new requests in an agile environment. You'll be part of a highly-responsive team who builds the highest quality software products for our national security customer. The Sr. DBA will be responsible for managing mission-critical SQL Server databases for cloud based applications. The Sr. DBA will administer all aspects of the SQL Server databases and be able to install, patch, upgrade, configure, and maintain SQL Server binaries and databases. In addition, the DBA will:

• Tune, administer, create and maintain SQL Server instances

• Develop and document procedures for backup and recovery of databases

• Perform backup and recovery

• Update, maintain, and implement security policies in accordance with client requirements

• Implement mitigations of security vulnerabilities

• Advise and coordinate future architectural changes with the development teams

• Provide support for software deployments

• Coordinate with developers on database updates

• Experience utilizing modern methods, such as Agile, Automation and DevOps



Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree with nine (9) years of professional experience or a high school diploma and thirteen (13) years of professional experience

• DBA experience with SQL Server 2016 and/or Azure

• Must have demonstrated experience managing mission-critical and operational databases

• Must have advanced knowledge and ability to support application developers in writing database queries and triggers

• Active Interim Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Azure DBA experience

• Five (5) years' experience utilizing modern methods, such as Agile, Automation and DevOps

• SQL Server Certified Administrator (OCA)

• Application Database Experience

• Unix/Linux Operating System experience

• Capacity to develop a clear understanding of the business needs and incorporate these needs into technical solutions

• Team player able to work under tight deadlines while juggling multiple priorities

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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.

Job Category : Engineering