Storage and Virtualization Engineer-19020325

Location: Washington
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: SCI
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects  If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.  Its not the systems that drive us: its the soldier our systems bring home. Its not just the equipment that motivates us: its the people our equipment protects. Its not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: its whom those innovations serve. Were united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.


When you join Northrop Grumman, youll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment thats uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. Were committed to our employees professional and personal development and success.


Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work.  All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.


Daily Responsibilities:

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
  • Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
  • Provides expert level technical support for the core components of customers infrastructure environment, including client, server and enterprise software services
  • Designs, implements, validates and supports standard qualified infrastructure systems based on innovative, industry-standard solutions. Isolates and resolves system problems, analyzes support patterns to proactively prevent issues, researches and develops new support processes, and assists with strategic planning of shared computing services. 
  • Continuous education is required to maintain competency in a fast changing business and technical environment
  • Candidate will be required to support todays technology while researching and understanding tomorrows


Basic Qualifications: 

  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field and 10 years of experience.

  • VMWare VCP certification

  • 8750 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 1  Certification

  • HP blade and Cisco UCS, SAN management experience (EMC and HP), ESXi, VMware vSphere, vCenter, and VDI technologies such as VMware View

  • Experience managing backup systems (CommVault).

  • Support and provisioning of desktops in zero and thick client environment is required.

  • Specific knowledge regarding the build and deployments of networks and the management of Windows Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, Certificate Services, and Distributed File Systems are also desired especially as it relates to the deployment of VDI technologies.

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills are essential, as are good interpersonal communication skills.

  • Experience leading technical projects is necessary.

  • Excellent working knowledge of Storage Area Networks.

  • Broad understanding and extensive experience with VMware Virtualization Technologies.

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of troubleshooting, testing, and performance tuning in Storage and Virtual VMWare platforms and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Able to resolve problems in a timely manner. Pre-planning, forecasting, testing and validating design work. 

  • Must have at least 10 years of experience in the design, build and support of Windows server operating system environments and at least 6 years in the design and build of VMWare virtualization environments.

  • Must be a US Citizen and have a Top Secret/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Masters  Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field

  • Government specified Enterprise Operations and Networks experience


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 ID: 19020325

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
SCI Required