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SQL/Oracle Database Administrator 2/3

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman's Global Operations Security is seeking a motivated Database Administrator in the Oklahoma City area ready to gain and apply enterprise-wide experience to ensure the security, reliability, and availability of multiple systems/platforms in support of our Nation's defense.
Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining operations of multi-user database services.

  • Providing technical support for database systems and associated networks.

  • Installing, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing database servers.

  • Instructing and assisting users in the use of databases.

  • Installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management of databases.

  • Developing and documenting technical processes and procedures as needed.

  • Providing backup and recovery services; managing file systems and disk space; and managing virus protection on a routine basis.

  • Investigate information, network, and communications needs of users, and make recommendations regarding software and hardware purchases.

  • Coordinating actions with users, IT staff, server administrators, network engineers, and IT management.

  • Recommending and implementing system/process enhancements to improve performance and reliability of the system.

  • Reviewing trouble ticket queues to identify issues that need to be addressed.

  • Working through the ticket queue without intervening management direction (self-motivated).

  • Resolving tickets within established SLAs and raising issues that require management attention or involvement.

  • Establishing and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.

  • Participating in new installations, testing and special projects as needed.

  • Exhibiting good communication skills, an energetic approach, and patience with customers.

  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.

  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

  • Lifting equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

    This position may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below.
    Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

    • Associate's degree and 4 years of experience OR Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience OR Master's degree and 0 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.

    • IAT Level II certification (ex. Security+ CE) or greater.

    • Active DoD Secret clearance.

    • Ability to be cleared to special access programs.

    • Experience maintaining operations of multi-user database services.

    • Experience providing technical support for database systems and associated networks.

      Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

      • Associate's degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.

      • IAT Level II certification (ex. Security+ CE) or greater.

      • Active DoD Secret clearance.

      • Ability to be cleared to special access programs.

      • Experience maintaining operations of multi-user database services.

      • Experience providing technical support for database systems and associated networks.

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Bachelor of Science or other technical based degree.

        • DoD Top Secret clearance.

        • Experience with SQL Server, Analysis Services, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Management Studio, and SQL Server Reporting Services

        • Experience with Oracle and MySQL Databases in Windows and Linux environments

        • Experience with Apache, IIS, NodeJS, and PostgreSQL

        • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments

        • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked enterprise environment

        • Linux/Windows Server management experience

        • Networking experience, including subnets, routing and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification

        • Solid understanding of Enterprise-level storage concepts

        • Windows Active Directory, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems

        • Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions

        • VMWare (current version) experience

        • Red Hat Satellite Server, Ansible experience

        • Familiarity of enterprise backup solutions and disaster recovery methodologies

          Salary Range: $63,000.00 - $94,600.00Salary Range 2: $77,700.00 - $116,500.00
          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.
          The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
          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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
          We are a pioneering company.
          With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Oklahoma City , SQL/Oracle Database Administrator 2/3, IT / Software / Systems , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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