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Engineering Technician 2

Requisition ID: R10077802

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

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. SP Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success.

Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. The Program Integration Department has an opening for an Engineering Technician 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

  • Support Launch Vehicle program administering the Data Transfer Agent (DTA) duties for information systems processing National Security Information.

  • Assist the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and Officer (ISSO) with approved data transfer process and two-person integrity (TPI) policy execution for their areas of responsibilities

  • Provide weekly status of all file transfer actions to and from classified information systems

  • Perform mission critical data transfers across various security boundaries for multiple programs (Low-to-High, High-to-High, High-to-Low) and classified networks

  • Obtain Subject Matter Expert (SME) verification and perform Trusted Downloads (TD) from classified IT systems.

  • Perform data transfers between classified domains (DSWAN, NGPCN, CCN, CNET) both scheduled and on-demand as necessary.

  • Process and coordinate physical shipment and receipt of unclassified and classified parcels and media.

  • Submits and tracks IT incidents and new requests in accordance with established processes.

  • Coordinate handling, destruction, receipt and transferring of security related documentation

  • Ensure all DTA related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals

  • Participate in technical and security related training relative to assigned duties

  • Perform Assured File Transfer (AFT) related security education and training

  • Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM

  • Formally notify the ISSM when changes occur that may compromise performance of Assured File Transfers

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years additional education and/or related experience.

  • Knowledge of and the ability to use a variety of IT equipment. Confident manipulating computer data and transferring between devices

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation.

  • Strong attention to detail, self-motivated, works well with others in a team environment.

  • Detailed oriented, able to track status of tasks and provide accurate information to management

  • Current and active Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Clearance OR must have an active DoD Secret clearance in-scope

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A 2 year technical degree or graduation from a military technical school along with 2 or more years of relevant experience

  • Strong technical writing skills.

  • Solid experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Data Transfer Software.

  • Ability to perform basic analysis and troubleshooting.

  • Liaison - Actively and effectively participates and contributes to the team in a positive manner. Routinely able to update program management.

  • Motivated to make an extra effort to provide quality internal and external customer service.

  • Constantly seeks new sources of information and provides information necessary to meet customer needs.


Salary Range: $43,200 USD - $72,000 USD

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.