Northrop Grumman System Engineer 3 - VMWare/WIN Server (18-078) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) was selected by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to participate on the Missile Defense National Team. This team was chartered to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System for the United States. Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) serves as Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' focal point for all activities associated with missile defense, including Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), simulation & modeling, systems engineering, and target discrimination.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as aSystems Engineer/VM Ware and Win Serverbased out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Candidate will be a S8.2 System Development Engineer responsible for planning, deploying, integrating, and testing the S8.2 C2BMC network server systems.

  • Some travel may be required depending on the work to be performed.

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 into 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.

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You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 5 years experiencewith a Bachelor of Science in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or 3 years experience with a Masters degree in the same discipline

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA).

  • Active Secret clearance is required

  • System engineer with hands-on experience and knowledge of virtualization design, development, testing methodologies; experience with VMware (vCenter), ESX servers, NetApp NAS/SAN, Windows servers and SQL servers.

  • A solid understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols, network traffic analysis, diagnostic and troubleshooting experience

  • Microsoft Windows server experience with multi-user applications

  • Redhat server experience with multi-user applications

  • VMware server installation, configuration, management performance monitoring and tuning of virtual machines ESXi servers

  • Virtual machine troubleshooting and performance issues

  • Experience creating VM deployment templates and automated deployments

  • Understanding of standard DOD security practices such as, STIG compliance and system accreditation implementation efforts.

  • Through understanding of Network Attached Storage, specifically NetApp FAS series

  • Storage Area Network experience with high availability and performance for virtualization

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Effective communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio drawing tools.

  • Candidates with prior C2BMC network experience are highly desired.

  • Also desire candidates with knowledge, skill sets or experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as Wireshark.

  • While not required candidates with experience in the following areas are desired: Authentication & encryption methods/capabilities (ACS, Active Directory, GEM-X), Virtualization technologies such a VMware vCenter and vSphere.

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 that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Discount Program

  • On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)o Education Assistance o Training and Development

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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.