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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: San Diego, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 99888 

The Leonardo DRS Global Enterprise Solutions business delivers world-class mission-critical satellite communications and security solutions with unmatched reliability and support anywhere in the world.

Job Summary

Opportunity Summary – This position is contingent upon contract Award    
LOCATION: Coronado, CA
Description:  Under direct supervision, assists in the implementation and maintenance of databases.

Job Responsibilities
  • Assists in designing, installing, monitoring, maintaining, and conducting database performance tuning while ensuring high levels of data availability. 
  • Assists in developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software
  • Assists in the installation, configuration and upgrade of database server software and related products
  • Assists with the design, coding, and scheduling of scripts/jobs to update, maintain, or transfer databases and simplify data entry for users
  • Collects metrics to analyze performance, and identify trends and improvement opportunities
  • Performs periodic maintenance on assigned databases
  • Conducts performance analyses, diagnose problems, and tune databases to optimize efficiency and effectiveness
  • Investigates errors and assist in problem diagnosis and solution development
  • Maintains data security by setting permissions and enforcing access controls
  • Helps devise, develop, test, maintain, and implement disaster recovery and archive procedures
  • Maintains documentation including, but not limited to, startup/shutdown, installation, backup and recovery procedures
  • Confers with colleagues on compatibility issues and upgrades
  • Coordinates with end users and technical staff to implement and maintain systems that utilize industry best practices to meet business objectives, while maintaining the security and integrity of the data, system and network
  • Generates metrics, project status reports and operating status reports for management and team members
  • Provides service desk and technical support to users
  • Performs routine problem analysis and resolution design for systems and applications
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values, and culture of the organization
  • Participates in the design and development of architectural layouts or enhancements to databases
  • Reviews description of changes to database design to understand changes and how they will affect data stores in terms of physical characteristics
  • Maintains timely and accurate helpdesk records using the ticket management system
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments 
  • Protects organization's value by preserving the confidentiality of information
Job Responsibilities Part II Qualifications
  • AA or 2yr Tech School w/2+ years OR Bachelor's Degree and <5 years of relevant experience, Prefer degree in Computer Science.
  • Understanding of and/or experience with database design principles and maintenance procedures
  • Knowledge of how to maintain database systems
  • Understanding of current principles and practices of managing database systems and ability to modify and maintain databases for specific user requirements
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to successfully interact with other IT professionals and end-users
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Is open and responsive to change and demonstrates a commitment to the process of continuous improvement by identifying and responding actively and with sensitivity to the needs of all customers
  • Active U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level security clearance
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Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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