Systems Engineer (AHT)Warner Robins, GA

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 is seeking motivated professionals to join our team as a Systems Engineer in Warner Robins, GA or Newport News, VA. The selected candidates will be motivated, energetic, and willing to learn. The candidate will work on a small team supporting the Defense Weapons Systems. They will support the integration of Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AFDCGS) mission capabilities to include installation, maintenance, and sustainment.

Daily responsibilities include:

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

  • Provide integrated support to maintain and sustain the DCGS infrastructure that supports Geographic intelligence (GEOINT), Multi-Intelligence (MULTI-INT), and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT).

  • Provide engineering services for the applications within the DCGS system.

  • Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, test, installation, operation and maintenance.

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • Design, engineer, integrate, and upgrade the Open Architecture (OA) infrastructure IT stacks.

  • Manage development, integration, and testing environments to accommodate a DevSecOps construct.

  • Install, maintain, and sustain OA Enterprise Services.

  • May include travel to other locations.

  • Work well in a small team environment

  • Support customer needs as required

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in science with 2 years' experience; Maters with 0 Years' experience

  • Must currently possess an active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret

  • Ability to obtain a DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification or greater within a 2 months of hire date (e.g. Security+)

  • Willing to work flexible schedule to maintain operational capability

  • Experience working with Windows or Unix (Linux, Solaris) operating systems

  • Familiar with cloud technology (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)

  • Familiar with containerization, including Docker and Kubernetes

  • Familiar with software configuration management tools such as: Git and Jira

  • Familiar with maintaining and operating a virtualization technology such as VMWare

  • Familiar with Agile Methodologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior AF DCGS Experience to include military GEOINT and SIGINT domains to include U-2, Global Hawk, MQ-1 and MQ-9 sensors and processing, exploitation and dissemination (PED) architectures.

  • Knowledge of military command, control, and communication systems.

This position is contingent upon contract award and customer approval.

Salary Range: $75,300 - $118,900

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.