Northrop Grumman Microsoft Integration Architect in Woodlawn, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Where will you find innovation and technology? Right here at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Northrop Grumman Technical Services sector is seeking a Microsoft Integration Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD.

Description of Work:

  • Design and develop application integration and deployment strategies using Microsoft applications, utilities and integration & migration tools.

  • Design, configure, deploy and maintain a Software Distribution Application.Build, configure, test and deploy Collections, Packages, Advertisements and Query packages for software distribution.

  • Design, develop and implement automation tools for managing and maintaining validation and test environments.

  • Manage and support application and platform transition to virtual and cloud based environments (i.e. SharePoint).

  • Monitor and resolve issues on the application deployment infrastructure.

  • Evaluate performance and functional impact of products and components prior to production release.

  • Research, analyze, recommend and support alternative solutions for the infrastructure testing environments.

  • Provide problem resolution for application deployments in an enterprise wide systems model.

  • Manage Client Health, Application Catalog, Asset Intelligence, and Compliance Settings.

  • Document features, updates and configuration changes applied to the virtual test environments.

  • Create detailed documentation and providing training/mentoring on issues encountered and the solutions/alternatives encountered in a production environment.

  • Perform root cause analysis to identify and resolve issues.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Information Technology or Computer Systems and 10 years IT work experience.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with following Microsoft Technologies: SCCM, SCOM, Azure, Active Directory.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience Packaging and Scripting software deployments using object-oriented and web programming in SQL, VBScript, HTML, PowerShell

  • Minimum 2 years of experience using Active Directory and Group Policy

  • MCSE Certification

  • ITILv3 Certification

  • Must be able to obtain a public trust or higher clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience migrating to cloud based environments, (i.e. MS Azure, AWS

  • Experience supporting DevOps initiatives

  • Experience building, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting software distribution infrastructure

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.