Northrop Grumman Computer Systems Architect 4 in Huntsville, Alabama

Computer Systems Architect 4

Requisition ID: 18007369

Location(s): United States-Alabama-Huntsville

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks to fill the position of Computer Systems Architect 4 in the Engineering, Sciences & Technology (ES&T) Central Region Engineering, Huntsville Site. In the Mission Systems sector, you’ll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. The qualified applicant will work in our Huntsville, Alabama office, headquarters for the Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) division.

The individual needs experience computer programming/scripting, system administration, and computing systems integration. This position includes disciplines involving custom operating systems and infrastructure development, Information Assurance (IA)/Security, Automation, Virtualization, and Labs & HW/Infrastructure.

Day to day duties include scripting within Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Server 2012R2, and VMWare ESXi. Integration of GOTS/COTS products, innovating solutions to difficult problems, assists integrating products in a test lab environment. Help maintain the information assurance posture of the product.

Travel expectation at its peak will be 25%, but that will not be a consistent amount.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 9 years of related experience; or MS and 7 years; or PhD and 4 years. 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • System Administration experience with one or more of following: VMWare ESXi, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows, or Microsoft Server

  • Programming/Scripting experience

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to obtain a Security CE certification

  • Strong problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline

  • Experience creating rpms

  • Experience integrating COTS, GOTS and custom software in a security constrained environment

  • Experience with Bash and Powershell scripting

  • Experience with technical activity for design, integration, test, and delivery of technical products

  • Current/Active Secret Clearance

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: Computer Systems Architect 4

Location: Alabama-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 18007369