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Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems in Newport, Rhode Island

Your opportunities for achievement are limitless with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems. At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on projects and programs that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to improve the present, invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an endless drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

We are seeking a System Engineer to perform system engineering, integration, system administration and cyber security for submarine training systems for the U. S. Navy at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI.

Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for this position are to design, develop, install and integrate training systems that support both the Naval Submarine and Surface Ship fleets performing the following tasks:

• Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, system services, application software and system management tools for Linux and Windows based systems, both natively and within virtual machines

• Monitor and test application performance to identify issues with installation and performance and to identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement fixes

• Troubleshoot complex computer systems and networking to diagnose and suggest/implement potential solutions

• Develop and support a complex build process organized to ensure correct and repeatable integration and delivery

• Write and maintain custom scripts to streamline system builds, installations and testing of software and configurations to reduce human intervention time on repeatable tasks

• Work with vendors and other IT personnel to resolve problems

• Propose process improvements to reduce installation time and increase reliability while ensuring system security

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Security Clearance at the Secret level

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2 years' experience

  • LPIC-1 and Linux+ certifications

  • Experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux and Microsoft Windows based environments

  • Demonstrated skills in Linux operating systems, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL or Community Enterprise Operating System (CentOS) distributions

  • Scripting skills (e.g., bash shell scripts, Python, Perl)

  • Experience with virtualization technologies, preferably Red Hat KVM (e.g., Red Hat KVM, VMware, libvirt/virsh)

  • Configuration Management experience with IBM Clearcase and Git

  • System deployment technologies, e.g., Red Hat Package Management (RPM) and yum

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current IAT Level I Certifications:

o Network o Security o Linux - Linux and Cisco Certifications

  • Demonstrated networking knowledge (OSI Network Layers, TCP/IP, DHCP)

  • Demonstrated hardware knowledge

  • Intel server configurations

  • Cisco switch/router configurations

  • KVM architectures

  • Experience with system build automation (Linux kickstart)

  • Software configuration management experience with both centralized and distributed version control systems (e.g., SVN and Git) and the best practices for using them

  • Familiarity with different software CM development workflows, branching and merging strategies

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 : Engineering

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