Systems Engineer/ Principal Systems Engineer - Virtual Simulation (Melbourne FL)Melbourne, FL

Requisition ID: R10163695

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Virtual Simulation Systems Engineer/ Principal Virtual Simulation Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of classified multi-user computer systems, maintaining lab infrastructure, and supporting security procedures. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels. This position will be located in Melbourne FL .

Essential Functions:

  • Interact with users to determine hardware/software requirements.

  • Installation and configuration of hardware, operating systems, and COTS.

  • Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Ancillary duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • evaluation of vendor products, providing recommendations to purchase hardware and software,

  • providing backup recovery,

  • maintaining system documentation,

  • tuning system performance,

  • building of systems and computing asset management.

  • Applicant must be experienced in STIG configuration, classified processing, and security procedures.

  • Install, harden, and maintain computers in a Risk Management Framework (RMF) environment.

We offer flexible work arrangements, a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This position is contingent upon verification of DoD clearance and obtainment of Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to start.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Systems Engineer: Bachelor of Science degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 2 years of relevant experience or Master of Science degree in a STEM discipline

  • Principal Systems Engineer : Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline with 5 years of relevant experience or Master of Science degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with systems administration of Windows and Linux workstations and servers

  • Must have an active DoD Top Secret clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with NAS and SAN technologies (NetApp SAN, EMC SAN, HP NAS)

  • DoD 8570 Level 2 Certification, such as Security+ CE

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Knowledge of Virtualization technology, including Esxi, VMWare, and Hyper-V

  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) knowledge/experience

  • Knowledge of Nessus, Splunk, SCAP, POA&Ms, system audits, vulnerability scanning, and Risk Management Framework (RMF) system security package development

Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900

Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $139,000

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.