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Database Manager - Entry to Experienced Level at National Security Agency (Fort Meade, MD)

base Manager - Entry to Experienced Level at National Security Agency

Full Time

Responsibilities


NSA Overview


The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. The need to maintain our core Computer Science group is vital to provide the technical capabilities necessary to successfully execute NSA's mission.



Description of Position 


Database Managers at the NSA design, develop, test, and deliver database systems. They manage life cycle support of database systems. Typical tasks include applying patches and upgrades, diagnosing and resolving problems, monitoring and improving performance. Database Managers at the NSA migrate data from legacy systems to modern systems and design and manage backup and recovery processes and continuity of operations plans. 


Database Managers select appropriate database technologies for specific requirements, such as online transaction processing systems (OLTP), decision support systems (DSS), data warehouses, object-oriented or other non-relational data stores, real-time systems, and mass storage systems. They acquire data, coordinate data flow, and promote data quality.



Job Summary


NSA is in search of Computer Science professionals to solve complex problems, test innovative approaches and research new solutions to storing, manipulating, and presenting information. We are looking for you to apply your computer science expertise to projects that seek to create new standards for the transformation of information. If you want to develop technologies and tools and be a part of cutting edge innovations; join our team of experts! Help protect national security interests as part of the world's most advanced team of computer science professionals!



Qualifications


Salary Range: $25,500 - $63,267 (Entry/Developmental)



*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.



Entry is with a high school diploma or GED and no experience.



Experience in database development, administration, or maintenance; systems administration; application administration; and/or information technology support or management is desired.



Salary Range: $59,534 - $77,396 (Full Performance)



*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.



Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience.



Degree must be in a Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field. Technical/vocational or military training certificate in a computer-related field is an acceptable substitute for the Associate Degree.



Relevant experience must be in database development, administration, or maintenance; and systems administration, application administration, and/or information technology support or management.



Salary Range: $72,030 - $133,465 (Senior)



*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.



Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 6 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience.



Degree must be in a Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field. Technical/vocational or military training certificate in a computer-related field is an acceptable substitute for the Associate Degree.


Relevant experience must be in database development, administration, or maintenance; and systems administration, application administration, and/or information technology support or management.



Competencies


The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for experiential learning and strong problem-solving, analytic and interpersonal skills who is: 


- willing to take the initiative


- innovative


- able to work effectively across several different functional areas in a collaborative environment


- able to communicate effectively (both orally and written)


- well-organized and able to handle multiple assignments