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Malibu, CA, USA Req #204
Friday, December 18, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

For more than 70 years, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. We are looking for a senior SQL database administrator to help us make history developing the future of quantum and nano-electronic device technologies. As a senior database administrator you will be responsible for managing a data warehouse and developing data pipelines for scientific data. You will collaborate with scientists and engineers to ensure their data is organized and highly available so that rapid progress can be made in understanding and advancing our device technologies.


  • Administer an MS SQL database warehouse including configuration, security, updates, backups, and replication.

  • Modify and create new database objects such as tables, indexes, views, and stored procedures.

  • Write, analyze, and optimize SQL queries.

  • Develop scripts and data pipelines to automate extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a variety of sources.


  • 7+ years experience administering MS SQL databases.

  • Proficiency writing SQL queries and optimizing query performance.

  • Proficiency with at least one scripting language such as Python.

  • Familiarity with server virtualization technologies.

  • Familiarity with NoSQL data stores and integration with RDBMS.

  • U.S. citizenship; active security clearance or ability to obtain one.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. ยง 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA