Database Administrator (AHT) Beavercreek, OH

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Database Administrator (DBA) in support of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. NASIC is responsible for creating all-source intelligence defining the present and future air, air defense, cyber, space and ballistic missile threats to enable military operations, force modernization, and policy making. This DBA will be an active part of a team of Database Administrators who will share in the administration of Neo4j, Oracle, MariaDB/MySQL, MongoDB, etc. This environment includes ever growing opportunities with modernization such as Cloud technologies and DevOps CI/CD pipelines. Development of containerization and Kubernetes skillsets will be critical as the NASIC Database architecture continues its Digital Transformation efforts. This candidate will be planned to support a production environment on site at NASIC/WPAFB once properly cleared to support mission critical needs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3 years' experience OR a master's degree with 1 year experience OR a high school diploma/equivalent with 7 years' experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Database Administration

  • Able to obtain IAT Level II certification such as CASP+ or Security+ U.S. citizenship with ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Department of Defense Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance

  • Experience with DevOps architecture such as Kubernetes, Nexus, Harbor, Docker, GitLab, etc.

  • Experience with Oracle, MariaDB/MySQL, or MongoDB, or graph Database administration

  • Experience with Apache, NGINX, or JBoss Server administration

  • Experience with scripting using tools such as Bash, Python, Perl, PowerShell, etc.

  • Candidate must demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Active CompTIA CASP+ or Security+ certification

Salary Range: $70,100 - $105,100

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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.