Electronic Data Specialist Linthicum, MD

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 Mission Systems is seeking an Electronic Data Specialist to work in Baltimore, MD.

Primary Function :

Monitor and control the operation of a large scale multi-programmable, multi-processor environment. Maintain the development of network systems. Perform job mix analysis continually to maximize utilization of computer resources. Establishment and implementation of schedules and priorities. Identify points of various hardware malfunctions and take appropriate corrective actions. Utilize updated technology to facilitate transfer to and from factory business systems.

In addition to performing the job duties described for the Electronic Transfer Operator B, perform the following:

  • Initiate continuous processing of jobs through PC-based systems and mini-mainframe environments. Perform tasks such as: disk saves, running utility jobs, program script initiation, data streaming and systems interpretation. Interact with advanced software technology in order to perform computer jobs to meet schedules and avoid processing time delays.

  • Interpret system communications and respond with appropriate action.

  • Investigate operation malfunctions based upon performance of area systems to determine cause of failure. Perform procedures in order to maintain operational status. Refer system operational problems to supervisor for their review and recommendations if problems persist.

  • Communicate with remote users concerning system status and jobs in process. Interact with system to deliver required response for job initiation and remote site connection.

  • Utilizing PC-based software applications, develop and maintain file management systems, databases and advanced spreadsheets. Control and update system hardware and software census records for divisional programs and inventory management.

  • Coordinate data transfer of all known file types between divisional programs and external data sites. Initialize and maintain pertinent data and records in reference to a divisional help desk.

  • Maintain equipment and work area in proper operating condition at all times. Initiate and maintain operations records and logs as required.

  • Coordinate process and vault release serialized programmable device data, which is generated as part of factory and field test operations. Prepare data transfer media (i.e., paper tapes, listings or magnetic discs) for delivery to customer.

  • Assist management in developing special projects/programs as necessary.

This is an SEA Union Represented position.

This is a 1st shift position.

Basic Qualifications:

Education Requirement:

  • High School graduate with 15 college credits in computer development, systems operations, data transfer and data encryption courses or equivalent occupational experience

Experience Requirement:

  • 2-4 years of hands-on experience including 18 months experience as an Electronic Data Coordinator.

  • Advanced knowledge and occupational experience in modern computer hardware/software environments.

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

When applying to an internal posting, it is the responsibility of the employee to ensure detailed recent work experience is updated on the Workday Worker Record, to be considered for the open position. It is strongly recommended that an updated resume be included as part of your application.

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.

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.