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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr Principal Systems Architect / Active DoD Top Secret clearance in Miami, Florida

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Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

The Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is currently hiring for experienced Principal/Senior Principal Systems Architects for the USSOUTHCOM program.

These positions are located in Doral, FL (Miami, FL area).

Role & Responsibilities: In this role, you will:

  • Design and define system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems.

  • Determine systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security.

  • Coordinate design of subsystems and integration of total system.

  • Identify, analyze, and resolve program support deficiencies.

  • Develop and recommend corrective actions.

  • May provide technical guidance for database administrators and software developers.

  • Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.

  • Duties include setting up user and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, backups and recovery, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

  • Virtualization and cloud migration.

  • Provide and enterprise solution that encompasses Datacenter, DR, and COOP.

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies to ensure mission success.

  • Design and define system cloud architecture for new or existing computer systems.

  • Determine cloud specifications, SLAs and other parameters for hardware/software compatibility and system security.

  • Responsible for hybrid-cloud, multi-cloud implementations as well as high availability designs in AWS, Azure, other as directed.

  • Provide expert level of support for major problems and answers queries referred by tier 2 analyst.

  • Support network storage devices.

  • Develop computer systems specifications that address business requirements and tolerance for system availability and that fit with the organization's system architecture standards.

  • Identify mission requirements and system needs during a COOP/DR event.

  • Plan and coordinate periodic testing of COOP/DR systems and procedures.

  • Research new and emerging technologies to improve existing computer storage systems.

  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

* This position may be filled at either the Principal or Senior Principal level as listed in the qualifications below.


Job Category : Information Technology