At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
The Payload and Ground Systems, a division within Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Sector is known for pushing the boundaries of innovation, redefining engineering capabilities, and driving advances in various sciences through cutting edge technology. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, and 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.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking an Engineering Field Service Representative (FSR) to join our team.
This position will be based out of Aurora, CO, with a Long-Term, unaccompanied, International Assignment to Australia for approximately six (6) months, with the ability to extend in six (6) month increments for a period of four (4) years.
Selected candidates will attend an approximate two (2) month-long training course at the Northrop Grumman factory in Aurora prior to departure to the field site. Additional travel to Hawaii and other installations within the PACOM Theater of Operations may be required on short notice.
What You'll Get to Do:
The position is for an Engineering Field Service Representative (FSR) to be embedded with a U.S. Army unit supporting the U.S. Army Pacific Command (PACOM).
The FSR will provide direct support to a Northrop Grumman Tactical Edge prototype system being built for the U.S. Army. The prototype system will replace functions from existing programs to bring Intelligence data to tactical units and employ cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to partially automate the development of targeting solutions.
The FSR will be embedded with the unit and be the system subject matter expert, providing training on the system hardware and software, as well as supporting the Soldiers in the unit with systems operations, employment, and routine maintenance. The Army's intent is for Soldiers to be the primary operators and maintainers of the system, with the FSR providing training and assistance as needed to keep the system fully mission capable. The FSR will have reach-back support to the Northrop Grumman factory in Aurora, CO for higher levels of support as needed.
This position requires being onsite and does not support remote or hybrid work.
9 Years of relevant experience with a completed Bachelor's-STEM degree; 7 Years of relevant experience with a completed Masters's-STEM degree; 4 Years of relevant experience with a completed PhD-STEM [completed STEM degree is required to be considered for this role]
Must have an Active/Final TS/SCI DoD security clearance, with eligibility/willingness to submit to a counterintelligence polygraph if/when needed
Ability to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot all the following:
Hardware: antennas, both trailer mounted and on-ground; Dell servers; client workstations; routers and switches; associated power and communications cables
Software & Operating Systems: VMware (including ESXi, vSAN); Windows Server 2019; Red Hat Enterprise Linux; Windows 10; Cisco IOS; and be familiar with Active Directory and DNS
Familiarity with configuration of encryption devices
Ability to coordinate for and support external interface integration, connection to network points of presence, and checkout/confirmation testing efforts
Experience with installation of containerized software systems using Docker
Able to apply operating system and software patches and updates on all prototype software and operating systems either independently or with reach-back support
Willing to work flexible hours, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays when required to meet Unit Operations and Training Requirements; may include travel to training sites
Meet the requirements of DoD 8570.1-M at the IAT II or IAT III Level
Must have Security+ and be current with Continuing Education (CE) requirements: CCNA Security, GSEC, and SSCP
Must have at least 40 hours of documented training in two or more of the following computing environments:
VMware version 6 or 7, Data Center Virtualization (ESXi, etc.)
Microsoft Windows Server
5 or more years of operational experience supporting and maintaining RF antennas in a multi-INT environment, including imagery/GEOINT
Hold VMware VCP-DCV, version 6 or newer certification and at least 1 other of the following:
Microsoft: MCSA Windows Server 2012 or MCSA Windows Server 2016
Linux: Linux+, LPIC-1, or Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
The ideal candidate would have the training, skills, knowledge, and capabilities of an Army 35T30 (Military Intelligence Systems Maintainer/Integrator), or a 353T (Intelligence Systems Maintenance & Integration Technician)
With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on Earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. #definingpossible
Salary Range: $123,800 - $185,800
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.