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Northrop Grumman Japan GH Shelter Technician 3/4 (Misawa, Japan) in International Posting,

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working full-time Ground Control Element Technician 3 or 4 for the Japan Global Hawk Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) Program in Misawa, Japan. The candidate will be responsible for the removal and installation, configuration, checkout, scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, and COMSEC of the Japan GCE. Maintenance operations will be in direct support of

the Japan GH. Utilizes SGI/Microsoft/Sun based computer workstations and associated Solaris-UNIX/Windows based software to communicate with the system interfaces to recognize, diagnose, and resolve system problems. Familiar with PC hardware and software, RF communication links, satellites, and Ethernet based networking configuration to component level only. Utilizes appropriate maintenance database to document and track scheduled/unscheduled activities. Provides continuous support to system operational missions; includes planning, allocation of communications assets, and mission execution. All performed tasks on customer assets will be completed per technical data. Daily responsibilities will include configurations, link establishment, coordination, mission execution, data archiving, status reporting, and proper documentation of tasks performed. Position will require business travel to Palmdale, CA for training prior to deployment (expected deployment to Misawa is Q4 2021). Assignment to Misawa AB will be for at least 2 years and will be accompanied.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications Level 3:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 4 years of relevant experience

  • Must have ability to obtain Secret Level DoD Clearance

  • A basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Able to commit to 2 year overseas assignment to Misawa, Japan

  • Must be able to support the 24/7, fast paced, operations environment and adapt to changing priorities based on mission need

  • Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required

Preferred Qualifications Level 3

  • AA or other technical degree in related discipline and 2+ years of relevant experience, prior military background, RF fundamentals, Linux A+, COMP TIA A+, Security + and basic networking background

Basic Qualifications Level 4:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 6 years of relevant experience `

  • Must have ability to obtain Secret Level DoD Clearance

  • A basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Able to commit to 2 year overseas assignment to Misawa, Japan

  • Must be able to support the 24/7, fast paced, operations environment and adapt to changing priorities based on mission need

  • Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required

Preferred Qualifications Level 4

  • AA or other technical degree in related discipline and 4+ years of relevant experience, prior military background, RF fundamentals, Linux A+, COMP TIA A+, Security + and basic networking background

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.

Job Category : Technical Support

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