General Dynamics Information Technology Database Specialist in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Job Description

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design

  • Tests designed applications.

  • Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.

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

  • Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.

  • Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., COGNOS)/backend programming languages (e.g., SQL).

  • Stays current on vendors' best security practices in relation to organizational requirements and maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education

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

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • 0-2 years of related database analysis and/or administration experience.

  • Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases.

  • Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design in conjunction with other managers in the information systems function.

  • Designs, creates, and maintains databases in a client/server environment.

  • Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.

  • Advises users on access to various client/server databases.

  • Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.

  • Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., COGNOS)/backend programming languages (e.g., SQL).

  • Performs database programming and supports systems design; Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in Oracle 11g and/or Oracle 12C database administration. PL/SQL is a needed qualification.

  • Knowledgeable in WebLogic Server and E-Business Suite database administration.

  • Experience in Windows SQL Server and backup and recovery for database administration.

  • Understand the entity-relational designs for schemas and business processes.

  • Have basic knowledge of Linux and Windows commands as an administrator.

  • Have a Security + certification or be able to obtain a certification in 3 months.

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.

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Requisition ID2018-40639

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Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelNone

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