Northrop Grumman Senior Operational Systems Engineer: TS/SCI/Poly in Chantilly, Virginia

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is currently seeking a Senior Operational Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Northern Virginia.

Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for our customers? If so, there is a future for you to support a portfolio of highly visible and strategic programs at Northrop Grumman.

You will provide SME Technical support services to the Sponsor's Operation Support Division. The emphasis of this activity shall be to establish and maintain operational awareness across the sponsor's operational support infrastructure and any business systems utilized to support operations. Activities under this task shall include but are not limited to:

Link, analyze, and assess technical capabilities for operations and business systems between all internal applications

Organize and facilitate TEMS (technical exchange meetings)

Consolidate and compose technical information into clear, readable documents used to support the sponsor's infrastructure support services; to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.

Provide reporting and overall awareness of operational activities utilizing the appropriate reporting and analytical tools

Ability to collect, compile, evaluate and publish information and statistical data / metrics into documents, records, forms, reports, plans, policies and procedures

Responsible for integrating graphics and information generated from meetings and facilitation sessions, using automated tools, and research methods into final deliverables

Optimizing support for ongoing, rapidly changing operational activities/needs by applying technical knowledge/expertise to ensure that technical documentation is properly created and maintained, at the system and strategic level

Assist in identifying potential gaps and/or risks so that operational support is properly maintained

Must be a strong and flexible communicator, facilitator and collaborator

Coordinate project schedules, including participation in meetings; documentation; distribution of minutes and actions; and tracking actions across the organization to completion

Experience in Agile software methodologies or equivalent

Ability to research, analyze, prioritize, problem solve, and work several tasks concurrently with minimal supervision

This job requires a heavy amount of coding and automation through scripting working hand in hand with computer operations personnel. The job includes task generation, data collection and parsing, file transfer, and task tracking. Support is primarily focused on automation of currently manual tasks to speed the availability of data sets to end users and decision makers. Personnel in this role will design and develop tools using a variety of development approaches.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in STEM field and nine years of systems engineering (software development) experience.

High level software development expert

Four (4)+ years' experience programming in Python

Two (2) + years' experience programming in Bash

Active TS/SCI w/poly clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong interpersonal communication skills to interface with a variety of customers and independently design and develop tools to meet requirements

Experience with both Linux and Windows

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.