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Job #: R-00012852
Location: Ballston Spa, NY
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Database Manager to work at the Navy Nuclear Power Training Commands Kesselring Site, Ballston Spa, NY. This is an opportunity to use your experience to help Leidos support the Fluor Marine Propulsion (FMP) LLC Training Programs and Technologies - Computer-Based Training Development Personnel subcontract. In this subcontract we transform curricula designed by instructional experts, experienced Navy Nuclear Power technicians, and Navy Nuclear Propulsion subject matter experts into computer-based training (CBT) products used in the Navy's self-paced nuclear power plant training program. The successful candidate will use their database skills in developing, populating, managing, and transforming databases used to track nuclear power trainees' academic progress. Candidate will be performing database management related activities such as design, development and testing. Requires the understanding and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of databases and has understanding of other related areas. Assists in developing solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require technical knowledge. Assists in developing training software and corresponding programs using third-party software. Can interface with customer personnel to review status of work in progress, discuss new work and help define solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology with five (5) years of professional experience or equivalent combined Education / experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be proficient in the development of interactive software applications using object-oriented software (e.g., C# or C++), methodologies and practices.
  • Must be experienced in the development and maintenance of business software applications, systems and products involving interactive user interfaces.
  • Must work with the FMP's subject matter experts to generate technical specifications to implement desired functionality/interactivity into software applications.
  • Must be proficient in the development and maintenance of business software applications.
  • Must assist FMP in the design and development of interactive software applications,
  • including the recommendation of methods and software.
  • Must have an active or current US Final Secret (or higher) security clearance to start work.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Software development experience in C#, C++
  • Knowledge / familiarity with the following:
    • Javascript
    • SQL and Oracle databases
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Visual Studio
    • Entity Framework
    • LINQ
    • GIT
    • ASP.NET
    • MVC
    • Agile development methodologies
  • Familiarity with Navy Nuclear Power Training Program is a plus.
  • Successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work as a member of a virtual team.
  • Hands-on experience managing databases for any of the Armed Forces is a plus.
  • Active or current DoE L or Q clearance is a plus.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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