Computer Systems Architect/ Principal Computer Systems Architect
Employment Type: Full-Time
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret
TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
We are looking for you to join our team as a Computer Systems Architect based out of San Diego, CA. As a Computer Systems Architect at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.
What You'll get to Do:
* Ensuring workstation and/or server data integrity through evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions
* Supporting media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services
* Developing and promoting standard operating procedures
The Computer systems architect is responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining computing platforms (workstations and servers, to include web servers), storage solutions, and enterprise management solutions in support of business processing requirements. The successful candidate will perform software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages, schedule installations and upgrades, and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
The Computer systems architect will work with developer tools such as XML Spy, ACE, Beyond Compare, ClearCase, ClearQuest, ClearTeam, Hex Workshop, IP*Works, MSDN, MS Office, Visual Studio 2010, Resharper, Java JDK, Eclipse, OpenFire, Spark, Maven, and others. Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills are a must, as the incumbent has frequent interaction with internal and external customers. The Computer systems architect will monitor and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels, and ensure data/ media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
This position may be filled as a Computer or Principal Computer Systems Architect based on the requirements below.
Basic Qualifications for Computer Systems Architect:
* Bachelor's Degree within a related field with 2 years of systems administration.
Basic Qualifications for Principal Computer Systems Architect:
* Bachelor's Degree within a related field with 5 years of systems administration experience.
Basic Qualification for Computer and Principal Computer Systems Architect:
* Active Secret Clearance with last periodic investigation within the last 5 years
* Security+ Certification
* Understanding of Layer 2/3 Networking and interfaces with COTS Infrastructure needs to develop and assist with an enterprise level network
* Expertise in design, troubleshooting, and automation of the following COTS technologies including quality checking work products from the team
* VMware vSphere ESXi and vCenter or related
* Microsoft Windows 10 and Server 2016
* RHEL7 or related
* Network Attached Storage o Microsoft SQL Server, McAfee ePO or related
* Application of STIGs including automation
* Expertise in planning, troubleshooting, and quality checking of the following scripting languages including quality checking work products from the team
* Experience with Powershell, Python, Bash or related programs
* Familiarity with Atlassian toolset Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence and managing a 6-7 member team with toolset, or related.
* Expertise with Git and Git-LFS
* Knowledge of Windows LDAP, VMWare, and SAN storage systems.
* Knowledge of Python and Powershell scripting.
* Red Hat, Linux+ or similar certification
* Experience with 3-Tiered Architecture
* Experience working with subcontractors and US Government customers
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits t hat make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values in to practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.
Salary Range: $74,200.00 - $111,400.00Salary Range 2: $92,000.00 - $138,000.00
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.