Manager Computer Systems Analysis 1 - SecretRolling Meadows, IL

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's Chief Information Office is seeking a Manager of Computer Systems Analysis to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Rolling Meadows, IL area.

The selected candidate will be required to work on-site, full-time at our Rolling Meadows, IL campus . The individual will perform the following duties on a day-to-day basis in support of the program:

Essential Functions:

  • Lead a team of Desktop Administrators performing indirect and direct work on Information Systems and other computer models.

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills

  • Use sound judgement to pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work closely with program-assigned technicians and systems engineers, and management in order ensure the computer systems and software stays in a high state of readiness. Maintain a high quality of system efficiency.

  • Oversee and manage the quality and timeliness of the organization's products, and identification and remediation of potential issues before they become problems

  • Develop and manage schedules and create work assignments for indirect tasking

  • The successful candidate will support multiple programs as a system administrator and have Functional Manager duties, which fluctuate throughout the year due to business needs and the performance management cycle.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and you are comfortable engaging with internal and external customers.

Note: Due to the classified nature of the work being performed, this position does not offer any virtual or telecommute working options. Applicants are encouraged to apply, only if they are willing to work on-site.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree with 3 years of management experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.

  • Active DOD Secret clearance.

  • IAM Level I certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater.

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows software.

  • Experience/expertise with VMware, or other virtualization specialties.

  • Experience with Windows Active Directory, VMware processes and Configuration Management as it pertains to software/hardware management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Information Technology Management

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Proven interaction in a distributed team environment

  • Strong background in software troubleshooting, and the process of the Software Review Boards, Agile or equivalent

  • Demonstrate strong team building/collaboration skills

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Linux High Performance Computers

  • Prior extensive experience with VMWare, vCenter, vSphere, ESXi,

  • Prior experience in information systems management

  • Proven leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate exemplary professionalism and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

  • Demonstrated ability to build diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members

  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills, and excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Previous experience leading a team of 5-12 employees with a record of on-time performance

  • Time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities





Salary Range: $109,800 - $164,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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.