Computer Systems Architect (Level 2/3)

Requisition ID: 20024824

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Expand your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies.

Join us on the edge…. the Cutting Edge!

Northrop Grumman’s Enterprise Services organization is seeking a qualified Computer Systems Architect in Linthicum, MD to perform key assignments for Mission Systems off-net Engineering and Manufacturing network. This position supports large heterogeneous unclassified computer networks that includes Linux, Windows and VMware virtualization with emphasis on supporting software development teams. This technical role requires an understanding of concepts including system administration, systems architecture, cyber security, and information assurance and requires the ability to support a diverse user community in a dynamic environment. This position will report to the EDN Manager with job day-to-day guidance from Sr. Principle Computer Systems Architect and ServiceDesk IPT Lead.


Primary duties will include providing customer support for EDN users and assist in program onboarding, working with DevOps tools including but not limited to Atlassian tools, (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, Crucible / Fisheye), Jenkins, and CM Systems; maintaining system documentation, developing infrastructure support procedures, and providing security support.

Basic Qualifications:
Requirements for a Level 2 are:
• At least 2 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems field; 0 Years with Masters
• Experience with Linux & Windows OS administration.
• Familiarity with virtualization technologies: VMware, vSphere, vCenter Server, ESXi, Horizon View, vRA
• Proven experience in a customer supporting role.

Requirements for a Level 3 are:• At least 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems field; 3 Years with Masters
• Experience with Linux & Windows OS administration.
• Familiarity with virtualization technologies: VMware, vSphere, vCenter Server, ESXi, Horizon View, vRA
• Proven experience in a customer supporting role.


Preferred Qualifications: 
 • Familiarity with Atlassian tools setup, configuration and monitoring
• Familiarity with Agile Scrum Methodology
• Familiarity with Code Scanning tools/services (SonarQube, Fortify, Coverity)
• Familiarity with system automation by using scripting languages like PowerShell, PowerCLI, Ansible, Salt, Python, JavaScript
• Experience maintaining Information Systems Security Plan (ISSP).
• CompTIA Security+ Certification
• Familiarity with database administration (MySQL, Postgres, MSSQL, MongoDB)
• Understanding of Networking technologies including:
- Port security
- VLANs, VLAN trunking, Link Aggregation (LACP), spanning tree
- Layer 3 Routing, CIDR subnetting
- Software Defined Networking & Micro-segmentation
- Understanding of VXLAN and logical networking concepts
• Familiarity with Cisco and Juniper hardware and operating systems
• Superior written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work flex and overtime hours with some weekend hours expected.

 


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 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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.