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Northrop Grumman Staff Computer Systems Architect (SCI) in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?

We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you! Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation's safety.

The Payload and Ground Systems division of Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for you to join our team as a Senior Computer Systems Architect. The position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Integration and Support Group (ISG) has an immediate need for a Senior Computer Systems Architect to plan, design system architecture, and lead implementation for new and existing complex computer systems. The role includes determining systems specifications, applying advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security. The Systems Architect will coordinate designs of subsystems and integration of total system. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves program support deficiencies. Other responsibilities are the development and recommendation of corrective actions and providing technical guidance for Linux System Administrators and interfacing with software developers.

The candidate will be responsible for directing technical team members to perform system buildups, managing priorities, meeting deadlines and working within budgets. The candidate will work directly with management, defining tasking and support of management meetings and reviews. This position requires coordination and interfacing with the internal and external customers and program management. Candidate will work in a dynamic team environment, defining processes and resolving complex problems. The candidate must have the ability to complete tasks with minimal direction and oversight, and mentor junior engineers.

What does success look like?

As a successful employee, you will:

  • Be an active and integral member of your team

  • Channel your enthusiasm to innovate

  • Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security

  • Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Education Assistance

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

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Basic Qualifications:

  • 14 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 12 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 9 years of relevant experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Proficiency in; Linux, Network Attached Storage, Networking, Virtualization & Cloud technology

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

  • Current SCI access or at least a DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access

  • Security+ or similar security certification

  • Previously adjudicated polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive integration experience in operational sites

  • Experienced in software and network architectures is highly desirable

  • Red Hat Linux certified

  • Demonstrated high level briefing experience

  • Demonstrated complex problem solving and decision making skills

  • Successful team building for technical solutions and engaged teams

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 most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology