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Principal Database Architect

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 6/15/2019
Job Reference #: 19002051

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Database Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.


The Principal Database Architect designs, models, documents, and guides the logistical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for complex applications.

Essential Functions:
·         Analyzes needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems, and develops technical, structural, and organizational specifications.
·         Create standards and develops modeling to monitor and enhance capacity and performance across multiple DB platforms and environments to include interaction with multiple databases.
·         Ensure architecture supports future enhancements and system integration activities.
·         Management of multiple disparate database environments, including managing data models, tables and schemas to store data across multiple applications environments
·         Develop and maintain complex scripts/programs to support data computation, data loading, and data integration, to include future data integration activities
·         Perform database management functions including resolving performance issues, making schema changes required for new functionality, and installing new releases and patches
·         Candidate needs to be able to keep up with latest development technologies and work well with teams/multiple stakeholders.
·         Strong project management and communications skills are highly desired.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.



Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of experience as a SQL developer
    • OR Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years' experience
    • OR PhD Degree in a STEM discipline with 0 years' experience
  • Experience in ETL tools including creating and maintaining SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience with SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS)
  • Experience in designing data models, schema, and tables
  • Active Secret DoD Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Python scripting
  • Experience implementing, tuning, and maintaining SQL databases using Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Experience working in Agile development and methodologies
  • Experience in PLM applications and terminology, specifically supporting Aerospace customers
  • Expertise with PLM and data interoperability standards such as PLM XML, eQube MI integrations/extractions, eQube BI reporting
  • Demonstrated understanding of Product Lifecycle Management Systems and Teamcenter 11.x
  • Demonstrated understanding of Aerospace effectively management principles
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.