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Northrop Grumman Staff IT Infrastructure Systems Engineer 5 - TS/SCI/Poly required in Fairfax, Virginia

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to support multiple engineering teams responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of Enterprise IT infrastructure, both on-premise and in the cloud.

This position is located in Fairfax, Virginia, and requires a TS/SCI Clearance and Polygraph.

The ideal candidate is experienced with Systems Engineering principles, including requirements management and verification & validation, and has a broad technical background that spans across multiple facets of Information Technology (IT) such as software, IT hardware, networks, desktops and platform services. Along with technical acumen, this role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills for frequent interactions with Government technical and programmatic leadership.

This position will be in direct support of the Infrastructure Division Lead and will include the following roles and responsibilities.

Requirements tracking and validation to install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, software and system management tools

Recommend and support approaches to ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability

Track the monitoring and testing of infrastructure and network performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with engineers to implement those fixes

Recommend and support security, backup, and redundancy strategies

Lead team execution of custom automation to increase system efficiency

Participate in the design of information and operational support systems

Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

Follow and advocate sound systems engineering and Agile processes, across multiple engineering teams.

Implement engineering processes for new requirements, change management, and resource management

Implement engineering processes for engineering to operations transition


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of14 years of experience, a Master's Degree and a minimum of 12 years of experience, a PhD and a minimum of9 years of experience, or a total of 18 years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree.

TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance

5 or more years of demonstrated experience inengineering and/or support for enterprise IT systems and services

2 or more years of demonstrated experience providing Systems Engineering support to IT infrastructure systems and services including but not limited to Linux systems, Windows, Active Directory, Networks, and Security

Demonstrated experience developing technical documentation of requirements, designs, and engineering processes

Preferred Qualifications:

INCOSE Certified

Demonstrated experience of at least 1 year with cloud computing concepts and principles, such as the AWS Well Architected Framework

Demonstrated knowledge surrounding application security accreditation processes, procedures, and best practices

Demonstrated technical leadership experience of 2+ years, providing direction and guidance to one or more engineering teams.

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Job Category : Information Technology