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SCA Computer Operator 3 (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10064026

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Interim 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: 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.

Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems sector is seeking an experienced SCA Computer Operator 3 interested in professional and personal advancement supporting the U.S. Army Mission with our growing team of diverse professionals at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.  Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) SCA Computer Operators will help define the future by working side by side with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, U.S. military personnel, and representatives from other Governmental organizations.  The team supports U.S. Army simulation-based training out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and employs the Army's Warfighters' Simulation (WARSIM) system.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

  • Other duties include the installation, configuration, and set-up of exercise control and collaboration client computers, routine maintenance of MCTP systems hardware and software, and assistance with troubleshooting and repairing local area networks

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High school diploma or GED

    • Associate's degree in an IT or technical discipline

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance (a valid interim Secret clearance will be required before starting work)

  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid Security+ CE certification and a Computing Environment certificate in a manager-approved systems area 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 equipment containers weighing up to 50lbs

  • Must be able to travel CONUS and OCONUS 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:

  • Military experience and knowledge of US Army organizations, systems and operations

  • CompTIA, Microsoft and Red Hat Linux computing environment certifications

  • Familiarity with US Army organizations, systems and operations

SCA hourly rate: $23.09; H&W as specified in the applicable wage determination


Salary Range: $23 USD - $23 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.