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Senior Database Administrator

Melbourne, Florida

Job ID AS20211210-70755
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Senior Database Administrator
Job ID: AS20211210-70755
Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Description:

L3Harris Corporation is looking for an Oracle Database Administrator with experience in managing SQL Server database and working within Red Hat Linux, Solaris operating, Windows OS. You will support multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, maintaining, managing databases (via command line, OEM, and SSMS).

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage databases while working with Oracle RAC, Grid infrastructure (ASM and Clusterware), Data Guard (logical and physical standby), Oracle Enterprise Manager. SQL Server database management on VMWARE
  • Regularly work with database backup/recovery, high availability, and data replication for both Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Develop and improve response times of database queries by completing system performance tuning and diagnostic-related tasks
  • Support systems and database patching and upgrade requirements while adhering to security standards
  • Control the security of the database systems and how users interact with the data
  • Complete database activities including documenting database processes and creating jobs and stored procedures.
  • Plan and execute Implementations of new data related applications and systems
  • Review and implement new database designs based on developer requirements
  • Complete health monitoring activities and proactive correction of issues
  • Regularly collaborate with other engineering teams and
  • Obtain and maintain clearance.
  • Periodically work On-call rotation with other team members and be within 1-hour driving radius of the Melbourne, FL facility.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field, and minimum 6 years related experience; or a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field, and minimum 4 years related experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of database administration with Oracle and SQL Server databases (2012 and later) performing the specification, selection, evaluation, testing, deployment, and operation of database applications.

Additional Skills Considered:

  • Experience developing, configuring and maintaining Linux and Windows Operating Systems (OS).
  • Prior FAA telecommunications and database administration experience is a plus.
  • Experience in performing Oracle to SQL Server migrations
  • Experience with Postgres 9.5
  • Experience in Oracle Database 11g, 12c, 19c
  • Experience with migrating databases to lower cost options.
  • Experience writing and debugging stored procedures
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience configuring and performing core database administration from installation to disaster recovery

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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