Northrop Grumman Systems Software Analyst 2 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects?

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) System Software Analyst plan, design, and oversee the execution of models and simulations, US Army Mission Command Systems (AMCS), and collaborative tools and services support to Army Warfighter Exercises (WFX). They install, configure, integrate, and administer the Army's Joint Land Component Training Capability (JLCCTC) models and simulations, including the Warfighters' Simulation (WARSIM) and its sub-components, and Army tactical servers and workstations; and perform systems integration tests between the simulation and tactical systems. The System Software Analyst prepare, build, and maintain domains, systems, and services specifically targeted to support the customer's management functions during training exercises. They analyze hardware and software system capabilities against customer requirements, and develop approaches using on-hand resources to fulfill those requirements.

The System Software Analyst also research existing and emerging technical products, programs, and systems to advise and guide the customer toward attaining technological solutions to problems. In concert with their operational functions during an exercise, the technical services engineers troubleshoot and or modify the Army's hardware and software to meet requirements. They apply technical, functional, and operational expertise to assist the customer with the prioritization of software change requests and purchase requests. The System Software Analyst also develop procedures to ensure the use of all Government-provided technology is in conformance with information security and assurance directives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university, 4 years of additional experience may be used in lieu of degree.

  • Minimum two years general system engineering or administration experience

  • MS Office suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access) operational proficiency

  • System engineering or administration experience with Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 r2, Active Directory, Windows SQL Server 2008 r2, Linux command line, and Symantec Ghost Server

  • Ability to diagnose Windows Server 2008 r2, Windows 7, and Active Directory errors to isolate and correct software configuration or compatibility issues

  • Security: Must have, or be able to obtain, a Department of Defense (DOD) Secret clearance.

  • Must be able to earn CompTia Security+ or other DoD approved baseline certification within six months of hire

  • Continuing education in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)/Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) computing environments is an ongoing, after hire requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Secret security clearance

  • Current CompTIA Security+, or Network+ certification

  • Knowledge of and firsthand experience with Army organizations and or Army constructive models and simulations

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.