Manager Computer Systems Analysis 2 Linthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman CIO is seeking a Manager Computer Systems Analysis 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in defining the future. This position will be located in Linthicum, MD, and will require the selected candidate to work on-site, full-time, at our Linthicum, MD campus. As the functional manager, the successful candidate will bring a strong management approach with the ability to also understand technical details and lead this important service offering; the selected candidate will provide day to day hands on administration of the classified IT infrastructure. This position requires strong leadership and excellent communication skills with a focus on program management in order to deliver, as it is a geographically dispersed team of systems administrators, network engineers, and desktop technicians. An ability to interface with all levels of management is important. Additional responsibilities will include interfacing with sector CIOs, their staff, sector program managers, and executive leadership; developing program plans and milestones and successfully delivering on them; ensuring processes are documented and followed; and ensuring services remain available and relevant to our customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in addition to 7 years of experience (with a Master's) or 9 years of experience (with a Bachelor's).

  • An active DoD Top Secret security clearance is required on Day 1 of employment; the selected candidate must also be able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company and also by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining the required security clearance and polygraph will be a condition of continued employment.

  • The ability to obtain a Special Access Program (SAP/SAR) clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company, and also by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining a SAP/SAR clearance will be a condition of continued employment.

  • Strong leadership qualities including excellent organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to interface with all levels of employees and management.

  • Minimum 3 years' project management experience.

  • Experience directing the day to day activities of IT professionals.

  • Ability to travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with enterprise data center architectures and technologies.

  • Familiarity with virtualization and cloud computing technologies.

  • Familiarity with NISPOM, RMF, and JSIG standards.

  • Experience performing operations in an Agile framework.

  • Experience giving technical presentations to technical and non-technical attendees.

  • Experience providing surge support to other programs as needed.

  • Active vendor-based IT certification.

  • Experience performing systems administration of Windows or Linux servers and/or experience building and maintaining networks utilizing Cisco technologies.

  • Active Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DoD 8570 IAM Level I or II security certification.

Salary Range: $128,400 - $192,600

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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.