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.
Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.
Are you Ready to put your managerial experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense System wants you to join our team as a Manager, Information Systems Engineer (level 2) to provide objective-oriented direction and work assignment to team members utilizing management guidelines & general policies of the NG program located in Palmdale, Edwards, and Beale CA. This position is for Edwards CA.
You will act as a Control Account Manager (CAM), manage information system functions for planning, optimization, configuration, and integration of diverse Information Technology (IT) disciplines, and manage one or more information systems functions for a specific user group/functional area for a site, or the entire organization.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Analysis, selection and modification of application software, installation of network hardware and software, and database management and integrity. Usually requires subject matter knowledge of user group for practical application of system characteristics.
Coordinates delivery of services to user groups and ensures IT service is uninterrupted. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Maintain a trained and ready staff capable of working across programs to provide surge support as necessary.
Preparing proposals and Bases of Estimates and managing to a SOW.
Interpret SOW to find most effective and efficient way to assist customers in finding solutions, both common and innovative.
Coordinate and collaborate with customers, peer group managers, and other stakeholders.
Responsible for developing training and career development pathways for assigned staff.
Prepares and standardizes processes to improve how we do business and trains staff to do the same.
Specific Duties include:
Analysis, selection, and modification of, Hardware, Software, Network and desk top solutions, RF Communications, and specialized IT weapons systems.
Requires experience and practical application of diverse IT solutions, operations, Configuration management and data documentation.
Manages, operates, and sustains complex IT systems to the customer.
Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
12 years of direct relevant experience and a High School diploma or equivalent; A Bachelor of Science in an Information Systems discipline with 8 years of applied experience may also be considered.
Ability to obtain and maintain an FAA Third Class Flight Physical Certification.
Ability to attain and maintain DoDI 8570 certification if offer of employment is extended .
Willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays and weekends.
Ability to meet medical requirements for worldwide travel.
A valid U.S. passport.
Ability to accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements to include required immunizations and vaccinations.
A current DoD Top Secret clearance, SCI eligible.
Willingness to submit to a polygraph.
Ability to obtain program access within minimal time frame.
Have good understanding of Earn Value Management System (EVMS)
Unix Operating Systems and Principles
UNIX/Linux design and implementation
All Windows Server and Desktop versions
Active Directory, WINS, DNS, DHCP, IIS, SQL
Microsoft SMS and SCCM 2007
Windows Deployment Services implementation and management
Redundant offsite storage capabilities, implementation and management
Wide Area (WAN) and Local Area (LAN) networking
Microsoft SMS and SCCM 2007
Group policy design, testing and implementation
Netware Directory Services
High Availability Clustering Solutions
Exchange design and implementation
Radio Frequency Transmission Systems
Satellite Communications Systems
Salary Range: $138,100 - $207,100
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.