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Job #: R-00024175
Location: Groton, CT
Category: Database Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Health Operation of Leidos is currently looking for a Programmer/Database Manager to support studies at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) in Groton, CT.  NSMRL conducts research and investigates the effects of medical, psychological, and performance issues associated with the health and performance of naval personnel in operational and non-operational settings. 

Primary Responsibilities

The ideal candidate shall:

  • Support human subjects research data analyses by creating/programming applications using .NET, Python, SAS, and/or MATLAB.
  • Responsible for writing and maintaining source code, creating and maintaining software applications and applying frameworks involved in a software release.
  • Duties include computer programming, documenting, managing configuration, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks involved in a software release life-cycle and resulting in a software product.
  • Development and implementation of applications for data retrieval and entry.
  • Perform database administration tasks including installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance, tuning, and backup/recovery using Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Perform database maintenance tasks such as dumps/uploads and upgrades.
  • Maintain compliance with applicable security protocols.
  • Manage database logins/permissions and oversee database access.
  • Ensure database and website availability.
  • Consistently meet task deadlines while maintaining high quality of deliverables.
  • Promote adherence to database policies within the program.
  • Perform troubleshooting investigations of databases and coordinate resolution of problems.
  • Interact and effectively communicate both written and orally with a wide variety of people.
  • Adhere to security procedures to protect the database from accidental or intentional damage or loss.  Perform backup of databases, as needed.
  • Document database design and development.
  • Design and distribute free standing as well as ad hoc reports.
  • Provide command support duties as directed.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited US university, or international university of equivalent standard, in computer science or related field.
  • Candidates must have 4+ years of experience or have CompTIA Certification in lieu of experience.
  • The candidate will be required to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level.  Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level.
  • Due to Federal contract requirements, US citizenship is required.
  • Candidates must demonstrate expert working knowledge in Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in human/animal subject research within a Military setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
  • CompTIA Security+ certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak well and concisely and confer with professional colleagues on a peer basis. 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Database Management

Leidos

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 33,000 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.

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