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Operations Analyst

Requisition ID: R10076296

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Stafford, Virginia, 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: 2nd Shift (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.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Support verification of complex RF systems from a wide variety of antenna systems located throughout the world
  • Build and test complex test cases that support calibration services
  • Characterize system performance by documenting problems in a Configuration Management database
  • Monitor the status of critical global systems and report system status to senior contracting and government leadership
  • Support the development of system integration plans, procedures and scenarios used for new software/hardware integration testing
  • Analyze RF waveforms in the frequency and time domain
  • Support asset schedule and de-conflict complex tasks across multiple systems world-wide
  • Provide system performance validation and 2nd tier quality assurance on multiple systems world-wide
  • Train less experienced personnel on multiple communications systems


Operations Analyst

Basic Qualifications:

  • Skills required are in line with military equivalent training in ratings such as Air Force IN2A (IN5 equivalent), Navy CTT and Army 35N (98 series equivalents)
  • Bachelors or 4 years of work-related experience in a technical field may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Able to work in a team environment where collaboration and attention to detail is critical to mission success
  • Must possess organized, logical thought process skills, exhibit a strong work ethic, and the ability to acquire and retain the requisite training for operational support
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and government leadership
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and technical writing skills.
  • Hold a TS-SCI and able to obtain a CI Poly
  • Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS-SCI with CI Poly
  • Academic or work-related experience with the following:
    • RF verification in frequency domain, time domain and demodulation techniques;
    • applying engineering disciplines to real world activities and systems; and
    • full life-cycle hardware/software development projects

Candidates with less than 5 years of experience will be considered for a T02 paygrade

Clearance – TS-SCI with CI Poly

Travel – none

Shift – 2nd or 3rd shift


Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 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.