General Dynamics Information Technology Sr Principal Analyst, Database in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Job Description

Responsible for designing, planning, implementing and administering databases, including security, access, and documentation.

  1. Participates in the design, maintenance, enhancement, coding, and administration of relational databases.

  2. Analyzes and determines information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.

  3. Coordinates new data development ensuring consistency and integration with existing data warehouse structure.

  4. Reviews business requests for data and data usage, researches data sources for new and better data feeds.

  5. Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality, including performing proactive maintenance such as ensuring continued space availability, monitoring activity, and documenting problems, changes, and solutions.

  6. Assignments may include design of data dictionaries, database structure and layout, installing, upgrading, and managing database applications.

  7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced Analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  8. May serve as technical team or task leader.

  9. Stay current on vendors' best security practices in relation to organizational requirements.

  10. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  11. Participates in special projects as required.

DAY TO DAY DUTIES: Operates and checks the day to operation of fielded databases. Performs system checks, backup, recovery, and load analysis. Must be able to build or rebuild replication scheme. Troubleshoots systems with other operations functions and application developers when required. Database administrators shall have all applicable database systems certifications required for the server and storage hardware that is part of the current SITE operational baseline.


Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

SQL cert required

sec+ or higher required


10-15 years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID 2018-38541

Number of Positions 1

Job Locations USA-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground

Job Function Information Technology

Security Clearance Level Top Secret

Full/Part Time Full Time