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SCA Computer Operator 4 (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10050597

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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.

Job Description

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking an SCA Computer Operator 4 interested in professional and personal advancement prospects in a challenging work environment supporting our U.S. Army Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. The SCA Computer Operator 4 will help define the future by working side by side with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, U.S. military, and personnel from other Governmental organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports U.S. Army simulation-based training and employs the Army's Warfighters' Simulation (WARSIM)

  • Prepares WARSIM and its components for operation during MCTP Warfighter Exercises (WFX)

  • Prepares simulation components for shipment to and from training exercise sites across the United States and overseas

  • Builds and distributes hard drive images; installs, configures, and administers servers and client workstations; loads software patches and security updates

  • Sets-up, tests, and monitors the performance of both Microsoft and Red Hat Linux-based servers and workstations, and responds to trouble calls at the exercise training site

  • Installs, configures, and sets-up exercise control and collaboration client computers

  • Conducts routine maintenance of MCTP systems hardware and software

  • Assists with troubleshooting and repairing local area networks

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 2 years of computer system administration experience

    • Associate’s degree in a technical discipline

  • Must have or be able to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance, and must have at least a valid interim Secret security clearance in order to start

  • Must have or acquire a valid CompTIA A+ or Security+ certification within 6 months of hire

  • Continuing education in Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)/Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) computing environments is an ongoing requirement

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to travel in the United States and overseas to support simulation-based Army training exercises as needed (up to 50% of the time)

  • Must be able to work on-site at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Military experience and knowledge of U.S. Army organizations, systems and operations

  • CompTIA, Microsoft and Red Hat Linux computing environment certifications


Salary Range: $26 USD - $26 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.