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Northrop Grumman Database Engineer/ Principal Database Engineer (Northern Virginia or Washington D.C.) in Herndon, Virginia



At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented self-motivated Database Engineer/ Principal Database Engineer to join an exciting, complex, mission-focused software development project working with a team of qualified diverse individuals at one our Northern Virginia locations (Herndon, VA; Chantilly, VA; Reston, VA) or Washington D.C .

The Database Engineer supports the scrum team by performing relational database engineering and management activities associated with supporting, maintaining, and enhancing the application.

Job Duties:

  • Architects, designs, and implements bug fixes, capability updates, and enhancements to the various repositories

  • Performs research and development and provides technical support to identify and integrate new and emerging data sources into the FounDRI environment

  • Specifies and designs automated processes (e.g., extract, transform, and load) to ingest data into the data environment

  • Researches, identifies, and implements data enrichment technologies that can be incorporated into the ingest stream

  • Designs and implements storage and indexing strategies to provide efficient storage and retrieval

  • Supports design and development of data access APIs to accommodate new data sources and to allow enterprise access to access data



This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below

Job Category : Engineering