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Staff Database Architect (TS and/or SCI Clearance Required to Start) Redondo Beach, CA

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today **.**

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman's Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is seeking to hire a Staff Data Base Architect at our Space Park location in Redondo Beach. This person will report to the Program Business Systems & Architecture Manager.

In this role, the Staff Database Architect will design, model, document, and guide the logical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for complex applications. In addition, the role will analyze needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems and develop technical, structural, and organizational specifications. Responsibilities may also include creating standards and/or modeling to monitor and enhance capacity and performance.

+ Designs, models, documents and guides the logical and conceptual relationship of data and database changes for complex applications

+ Analyze needs and requirements of existing and proposed systems

+ Provide high-level architectural guidance and makes recommendations on industry best practices used in database and collaboration tools and reuse of major architectural components

+ Manages, engages and influences key stakeholders to support the organization's key objectives

+ Able to properly understand business requirements and develop data models accordingly

+ Interacts directly with non-technical client stakeholders and act in a business-to-technical translation role

+ May create standards and/or do modeling to monitor and enhance capacity and performance

+ Maintains and monitors server load and automated scripts

+ Expertise in using advanced level calculations on data sets

+ Provides system database support in development of Power BI dashboards to meet organizational objectives

+ Provides help and guidance to junior database staff

+ Ability to take ownership of long-term projects and quickly adjust and enhance visualizations and dashboards according to changing business needs

This position requires the incumbent to possess a Department of Defense (DoD) active Top Secret (TS) security clearance or access to Special Compartmentalized Information (SCI).


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree with 14 years of experience designing, creating and managing relational and tabular databases such as SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, or SSRS; a Master's Degree and 12 years of stated experience OR; a PhD with 9 years of stated experience

+ Experience with data analytics and back-end database management of business intelligence software such as Power BI

+ Experience with Planning, Programming, Budgeting and/or Execution DoD processes and/or data

+ Active DoD TS and/or SCI Clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Security Plus certification

+ Data Analyst or Business Intelligence Certification

+ Experience with Deltek Cobra

+ Prior experience in Project Control

+ Prior experience or Master's Degree in Data Science or related field

+ Strong background in writing DAX queries or experience with MDX.

**Job Category** : Information Technology