Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator 3 in Fort Meade, Maryland

Systems Administrator 3

Requisition ID: 18002704

Location(s): United States-Maryland-Fort Meade

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an experienced candidate to provide on-site Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support for the Situational Awareness/Force Protection/Common Operational Picture components of the Global Command and Control System – Joint (GCCS-J) program to include frequent customer interaction and system verification and validation in a classified lab environment. This position will be located at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) at Fort Meade, MD.

GCCS-J is a command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence system consisting of hardware, software (commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf), procedures, standards, and interfaces that provide an integrated near real-time picture of the battlespace necessary to conduct joint and multi-national operations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 6 or more years of experience as a military operations analyst/specialist (10 or more years of experience in lieu of a BS Degree

  • Experience operating and testing command and control (C2) systems, to include 2 – 4 years of experience with GCCS-J, specifically applications related to maintenance of the Common Operational Picture (COP).

  • Experience with government test activities such as System Integration Tests (SITs); System Acceptance Test (SATs); Operational Assessments (OAs), and Limited User Assessments (LUAs).

  • Experience troubleshooting software, writing trouble reports, tracking status, and working with software developers to resolve issues.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including software demonstrations and briefings.

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Secret, or higher, clearance level.

  • Security certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the operational missions of US Combatant Commands.

  • Familiarity with Information Assurance (IA) and mitigating security vulnerabilities.

  • Ability to gather user requirements and provide technical direction to software development staff.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Systems Administrator 3

Location: Maryland-Fort Meade

Requisition ID: 18002704