Northrop Grumman Network Communications 4 in Whiteman AFB, Missouri

Network Communications 4

Requisition ID: 18001523

Location(s): United States-Missouri-Whiteman AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Job Description

The B-2 Mission Operations Specialist and Intel Support Lead position directs the support of Stealth Bomber Operations by configuring and maintaining computer systems and networks used by the B-2 Stealth Bomber for command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, and all other aspects of low-observable strike missions. Be a part of our On-site Team working side by side with B-2 Pilots and Air Force professionals.


  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with 509 BW leaders on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Directs technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security, product evaluation, and security implementation in an environment with 500 users, 30 servers, 300 workstations for three support sites at Whiteman

  • Guides design and implementation solutions for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive information

  • Directs design and execution of information system contingency plans that maintain appropriate levels of protection and that meet time requirements for minimizing operations impact to customer organization

  • Analyzes and tests security updates with mission-critical applications, and

  • Recommends products, technologies & upgrades to improve the customer's security posture

  • Conducts testing and analyzes system logs to evaluate the impact of current security measures

Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 years of relevant experience with Bachelors in Science; 7 years with Masters. In lieu of formal degree, High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and 13 years of applied experience.

  • At least2 years network administration/management experience with USAF style NIPR/SIPR/JWICS or equivalent computer networks

  • At least 2 years’ experience using DOD intelligence network applications and systems.

  • Current or immediate clearance to TS/SSBI/SCI/SAR/NC2-ESI

  • Willing to travel at short notice on international and domestic assignments

  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level III certification (CISSP or equivalent)

  • Eligible for CW-A/B clearance or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Virtualization technology (VMware, SAN, PCoIP)

  • Enterprise Management (Active Directory, Microsoft SCCM)

  • Vulnerability Management (McAfee HBSS, ACAS)

  • Network management/monitoring (Solarwinds, Visio)

  • Database Management (SQL, PostGRE)

  • Automation scripting (VBScript, Powershell)

  • SAN management (EqualLogic)

  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Horizon View)

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: Network Communications 4

Location: Missouri-Whiteman AFB

Requisition ID: 18001523