Principal Database Architect

Requisition ID: R10019429

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne - FL, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for your customers? Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems relies on our team to provide the insights needed to drive performance across a broad range of strategic activities. We are looking for a passionate Database Architect to design and develop automated, end-to-end, ETL pipelines from disparate data sources.
You will share in the ownership of the technical vision and direction for advanced analytics systems that change the way we see and use data. We are looking for people who are self-motivated, hardworking, and have demonstrated the ability to find innovative solutions to complex technical problems. 

Job Responsibilities:
•    Design, develop, and maintain a scalable ETL pipeline
•    Data preparation/cleaning, integration, and automation from heterogeneous sources
•    Ensure data integrity and system availability
•    Identify, evaluate, and recommend core technologies and strategies
•    Monitor and optimize system performance
•    Decompose user requirements into logical functions/components

Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field with 5 years of experience OR Master's Degree with 3 years of experience
•    3+ years of experience working with ETL techniques and frameworks
•    Experience with integration of data from multiple sources
•    Experience with SQL Server administration
•    Demonstrated proficiency utilizing Python, C#, SQL, and/or SSIS
•    Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)
•    Experience with Agile Software Development

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Master’s degree in a STEM field with 3 years of relevant experience
•    5+ years of experience working with ETL techniques and frameworks
•    Expert in Python, C#, SQL, SSIS, and data visualization tools
•    Windows Server administration
•    Experience with Git version control and the Atlassian suite
•    Experience with data virtualization (e.g. PolyBase administration)
•    Development experience utilizing Hadoop, Spark, PowerShell, and automation scripts
•    CompTIA Security+ Certification
•    Active DoD Secret Clearance

Salary Range: 79700 - 119500

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.