Northrop Grumman Database Administrator 3 in Chamblee, Georgia

Northrop GrummanTechnology Servicessector is seeking a Microsoft SQL Database Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chamblee, GA.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information Systems IRS Joint Operations Center (JOC) support program. The JOC Program provides service, support and technology to the IRS Enterprise Contact Center.

This position will serve in a dual-capacity with expertise in SQL administration/ development as well as Windows server administration. The candidate should be familiar with Government Enterprise Operations (EOPs), security, technology and software standards..

Preferred Qualifications:

Primary: SQL Developer/Administration

  • Maximizing database stability, uptime of databases supporting the Enterprise Production, Test/Dev environments through system monitoring, performance tuning, and routine maintenance tasks such as index rebuilds, file compressions, statistical updates, and database consistency checks.

  • Managing the storage environments for the databases, including optimal sizing, monitoring space, requesting additional storage, and providing growth statistics.

  • Creating tables, views, indexes, database links, views, materialized views, stored procedures, and other database objects as needed; creating and assigning database roles and privileges.

  • Creating and executing database backup and recovery policies, and maintain integrity and reliability of access to information.

  • Importing and exporting data to and from the database servers.

  • Performing routine backup and recovery testing, including testing and documenting recovery scenarios.

  • Working with application/development teams to assist in overall database design, helping developers tune queries assigning proper indexes, and aiding developers in the creation of triggers and stored procedures.

  • Responsible for database performance monitoring and capacity planning.

  • Monitor and analyze disk I/O, queue lengths.

  • Conduct troubleshooting of issues associated with supported SQL databases.

  • Performing SQL performance tuning tasks.

  • Creating and maintaining detailed SOPs, configuration documentation, and maintenance plans for the database environment.

Secondary: Windows Systems Administration

  • Implement Windows Server deployments and upgrades.

  • Implement server management and delegated administration strategies.

  • Manage and implement provisioning of Application servers including Web services and SQL server.

  • Monitor and maintain data and storage utilization.

  • Implement application updates as part of the change management process.

  • Perform and report server performance and event monitoring daily.

  • Plan and implement a backup and recovery strategy.

  • Monitor and maintain security compliance and policies.

  • Assist (EOPS SA and DBA) client teams with management of production server systems such as network security teams, data center teams, system security officers.

  • Assist ETD team with technical issues and break-fix resolution.

  • Serve as technical liaison between ETD and EOPs' SA/DBA.

  • Provide support of client site change control activities, supporting change control requests and review boards with respect to system implementation.

  • Perform security hardening via group policies, local policies, scripting, etc.

  • Distinguish between necessary security settings that would protect the system while insuring usability versus security settings to meet security compliance.

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Cisco Intelligent Contact Manager

  • Cisco Customer Voice Portal

  • Cisco Call Manager

  • Microsoft Windows 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, & 2012

  • Microsoft SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, & 2012

  • Avaya IP Products

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Microsoft SQL certifications can be utilized in lieu of a degree. An additional 6 years of experience in a large enterprise server environment may also be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • A High School diploma and an additional 7 years of experience in a large enterprise server environment may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • 3-5 years Microsoft SQL Analyst/DBA experience.

  • 1-3 years experience System Administration experience with Windows Server 2003 and 2008.

  • Minimum 6 years' experience in a telecom environment.

  • Must be eligible for a Minimum Background Investigation security clearance. (US Citizenship or Permanent Residence required)

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Cisco Intelligent Contact Manager

  • Cisco Customer Voice Portal

  • Cisco Call Manager

  • Microsoft Windows 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, & 2012

  • Microsoft SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, & 2012

  • Avaya IP Products

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.