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Cyber Systems Engineer / Principal Cyber Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10082101

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • 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.

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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

Cyber Systems Engineer/Principal Cyber Systems Engineer with VMware experience

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.

Northrop Grumman is looking for you to join our team as a Systems Administrator based out of Buckley SFB supporting our Payload and Ground System for Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP).

What you’ll get to do?
You will be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of unclassified / classified multi-user computer systems.

  

Duties will include:  

  • Interaction with users to determine hardware/software requirements and installation and configuration of hardware, operating systems and COTS.
  • Ancillary duties will include, but are not limited to: evaluation of vendor products, providing recommendations to purchase hardware and software, providing backup recovery, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, building of systems and computing asset management.
  • Applicant must be experienced in VMWare processes and infrastructure.

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

*Role may be hired at a level 2 or level 3 depending on qualifications and eligibility detailed below.

Basic Qualifications:

Cyber Systems Engineer (level 2)

  • 2 Years' experience with a bachelor's STEM degree; 0 Years' experience with master's STEM degree
  • Must have a Current/Active SCI or Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access
  • Experience with systems administration in a Linux environment.
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Security+ Certification.
  • Adjudicated CI Poly

Principal Cyber Systems Engineer (level 3)

  • 5 Years' experience with a bachelor's STEM degree; 3 Years' experience with master's STEM degree; 0 Years' experience with PhD STEM
  • Must have a Current/Active SCI or Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI access
  • Experience with systems administration in a Linux environment.
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Security+ Certification.
  • Adjudicated CI Poly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Virtualization experience such as ESX
  • Experience managing a highly virtualized testing lab
  • Experience with remote and local system deployments
  • Familiarity with NAS and SAN technologies (NetApp SAN, EMC SAN, HP, NAS)
  • CISSP or Microsoft OS Certification
  • Experience with Ansible


Salary Range: $89,300 USD - $133,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $109,900 USD - $164,900 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.