Northrop Grumman Computer Systems Analyst in Tinker AFB, Oklahoma

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Computer Systems Analyst to join our team of qualified diverse individuals. This position will be located in Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The selected candidate will become part of a Northrop Grumman team of professionals who are actively supporting computer operations for an avionics test and development laboratory.

The Computer Systems Analyst works in classified operations that support a large variety of computing systems, and requires a wide range of solutions to solve technical problems in support of Department of Defense programs. The selected candidate will serve as a team lead to ensure optimal operation of systems, ensure updates are applied in a timely manner, and work with other computer engineering and software development teams to resolve technical issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and manages operational tasking of avionics labs information systems support

  • Assesses service requests and determines staffing resources required to develop resolutions that meeting customer satisfaction goals

  • Tracks and reports workload and tasking status

  • Serves as liaison between design and computer engineering, line management, and the user community

  • Identifies, communicates, and project risk mitigation strategies to management in a timely manner

  • Assigns tasks and ensures timely updates are received from the team

  • Develops methods for monitoring engineering status updates to tasking.

  • Determines root cause analysis of systems failures and corrects deficiencies in operations

  • Determines appropriate course of action to provide, improve or restore systems' functionality, and recommends / requests procurement of hardware and/or software solutions when necessary

  • Recommends and implements appropriate configurations to improve performance; monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum user performance

  • Workstation support and integration in Development and Avionics Lab environments

  • Systems administration of multiple operating systems including Windows, Linux, and Unix

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have either a Bachelor's of science (in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or related field) with a minimum of 5 years of computer support experience, a Master's (in CS, MIS, or a related field) with a minimum of 3 years of computer support experience, or a PhD.

  • Must be able to obtain a CompTIA Security+ CE Certification to meet DoD 8570 requirements within 2 months of hire date.

  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance, or an inactive DoD Secret clearance (last active within the past 2 years).

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain additional program clearances.

  • Must be able to work on-site at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with RMF/JSIG and DoD STIGs

  • Valid CompTIA Security+ CE or CISSP

  • Experience leading technical teams

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.