Northrop Grumman Database Administrator 3 in Warner Robins, Georgia

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Database Administrator 3 (DBA) to join our growing team in Warner Robins, Georgia . The selected candidate will develop and maintain DoD customer databases and willensure data integrity, security, retention, and recoverability of the data. In this role, the DBA will design, build, test, and deploy quality database solutions that are consistent with project objectives, technology architecture standards, and industry best practices. The DBA will administer enterprise-wide data architecture, implement complex data structures, and provide daily management of all databases.


  • All aspects of Oracle and Microsoft SQL database administration including installation, configuration, upgrades, patching, migration, capacity planning, performance tuning, query optimization, backup and recovery.

  • Hardening of databases according to DISA Secure Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs).

  • Provide proactive database monitoring and issue resolution.

  • Implementation and ongoing support of high availability architecture (standby logical/physical clustering, hot standby databases, etc.)

  • Participate in project design and Oracle database design decisions. Refine and troubleshoot the design.

  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation about the database and the data architecture.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's, or 4+ years with a Master's degree.

  • Must have or be able to obtain an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.

  • Must be able to obtain CompTIA Security+ CEcertification within 6 months of date of hire.

  • Demonstrates high level of experience with Oracle 11g, 12c and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or higher.

  • Demonstrates high level of experience with multiple operating systems (UNIX, Linux, Windows).

  • Experienced in Database backup using RMAN and/or Veritas Netbackup, UNIX/Linux Shell Script, etc.

  • Experience with TOAD and other Oracle tools.

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working with high demands and short deadlines.

  • Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work well with development and infrastructure teams in doing database design, changes and enhancement to new and existing applications.

  • Understanding of High Availability and Disaster Recovery requirements and solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active (or 90 day recent) Common Access Card (CAC).

  • Active DoDSecret (or higher)Security Clearance

  • Experience supporting J2EE application.

  • Experience managing databases within VMware virtual environments.

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