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Northrop Grumman Staff Cyber Systems Engineer (Oracle) in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cyber Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Implementing the database redesign and refactoring of legacy models to support current mission needs in an Oracle environment

Responsible for creating a database architecture with a balance of volumes, logical and physical distribution, response times, retention rules, and security and domain controls to meet mission requirements.

Performing optimization and re-organization of existing databases to include changes to software and scripts (i.e. Stored Procedures) that interface with the database.

Integrate database related methods and applications to ensure that they meet performance standards for stability and resource utilization.

Adhere to accepted standards for development, including writing unit tests which provide a high percentage of code coverage, participating in peer code reviews, conducting design reviews, and generating test plans to ensure maximum stability and quality of code.

Working knowledge of development, test & configuration management tools is a plus.

Candidates must have good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.


Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

15+ years of experience as a systems, software, or hardware engineer in programs that encompassed system architecture development.

Experience with defining, designing, implementing, refining, and deploying relational databases.

Implementing a logical data model into physical persistence models

High proficiency in relational database technologies and in Linux

Expertise in SQL, database scripting languages

Experience with upgrading and patching of Oracle databases and Oracle's Virtual Private Database

Experience in backup and recovery support, security and integrity controls

Experience with Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) tools, processes, and procedures

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or similar degree and meets the experience requirements; or equivalent documented combination of training and experience.

Security Clearance: Candidates must have active TS/SCI clearance w/Poly

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

15+ years of experience performing technical roles for Government customer or Industry Customer

Familiarity with a system software build/release framework

OO programming skills (i.e. Java preferred, REST services)

Knowledge of SIGINT mission systems

Exposure to agile and scrum methodology environment is a plus

Experience with ElasticSearch

Good software development skills

Comfortable with rigorous methods for testing and documentation of results

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