NASIC VMWare Systems Engineer (AHT) Wright Patterson Afb, OH

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 is seeking a VMWare Systems Engineer to maintain and enhance Linux Systems and Infrastructure in support of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH . NASIC is responsible for creating all-source intelligence defining the present and future air, air defense, cyber, space and ballistic missile threats to enable military operations, force modernization, and policy making. Successful candidates will clearly demonstrate strong technical skills with the use of VMWare tools. They should have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Summary of Responsibility

Job duties consist of managing NASIC's VMWare environment, including storage and network management, installing new VMware software, monitoring performance, developing more effective techniques, and troubleshooting problems. You will be an active part of a team of System, Network, and Storage Administrators who collaborate to support a large development infrastructure that replicates a wide variety of customer environments to include Linux and Windows. The team manages the hardware, software, network, security, and end user support for a wide range of tools and infrastructure.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 2 years' related experience OR master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 0 years related experience

  • U.S. citizenship with active TS/SCI security clearance

  • Minimum of 1 year of administration experience with VMWare ESXi 7.x or higher.

  • Active CompTIA Security+, CASP, or CISSP certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience administrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, 8, and/or 9 (or equivalent)

  • Current Operating System Environment Certification i.e., (Linux+, RHCSA, Net+, CCNA, VMware Certified, etc.) preferably VMware Certified

  • Experience with hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) technologies such as Dell VxRail

  • Experience with VMware vRealize infrastructure (vRA/vRO)

  • Experience with software defined storage (NSX-V/T)

  • Experience with VMware vCenter

  • Scripting experience with Bash, PowerShell and/or Python

  • Experience with Ansible and Terraform

  • Broad knowledge of systems administrations to include multiple technologies i.e., (Windows, Linux, Cisco, VMware, storage area network (SAN), and network attached storage

Salary Range: $77,200 - $115,800

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.