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Northrop Grumman Principal Database Architect in Aurora, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering & Sciencesorganization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman is looking for a talented and experiencedPrincipal Database Architectwith a strong Oracle background to join a large, dynamic program in Aurora, Colorado. This program is a large, complex Information Technology project which uses several COTS database products, including Oracle Database, IBM DB2, and PostgreSQL. The candidate should be familiar with these products supporting each through the entire lifecycle from design/development through delivery and operational support. The position requires an individual to work on a small, highly skilled team which supports mission critical systems by providing technical database support and establishing innovative, time sensitive solutions. The preferred candidate must work under minimal supervision, have the ability to multi-task and adapt to change, and possess strong organizational and communication skills. Additionally, the candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter with the ability to take ownership of assigned tasks, independently determine the approach to fixing problems and push to closure on scheduled milestones. In addition to database technologies, script writing utilizing PL/SQL, Python, PERL, and/or Java is desirable.

You'll Bring These Qualifications: (Basics)

Principal Database Architect -5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in Science;3 years relevant experience with Masters

Experiencein OracleDatabase

Current TS Clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have: (Preferred)

Active TS/SCI Clearance

Experience in designing, modeling, developing, and supporting large RDBMS systems

Experience with Oracle 11g and 12c in Linux/Unix environments

Strong understanding of SQL and Oracle PL/SQL

Experience with the installation, configuration, and upgrading Oracle databases

Experience working with Oracle Multitenant, Oracle RAC, and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Strong understanding of Oracle performance monitoring, tuning, and query optimization

Strong understanding of Oracle backup and restore procedures including RMAN

Familiarity with PostgreSQL and IBM DB2 a plus

Familiarity with Python, PERL, and/or Java a plus

General understanding of RedHat Linux 6.x-7.x

Security+ Certification

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Additional benefits

oEducation Assistance

oTraining and Development

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 : Information Technology