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Manager, Computer Systems Analysis 1

Requisition ID: R10060865

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, 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, 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.

Northrop Grumman’s Enterprise Services is seeking a motivated Computer Operations Manager in the Oklahoma City area ready to gain and apply enterprise-wide experience to ensure the security, reliability, and availability of multiple systems/platforms in support of our Nation's defense. 

This position is an Information Technology/Systems Management role leading teams comprised of PC Desktop Technicians, System Administrators, and Network Engineers working across multiple enterprises, programs, and efforts.  The candidate must demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities.   The candidate must have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals and be committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business.   Additionally, excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must to be able to facilitate successful engagement with internal and external customers. 

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Leading a team performing direct work on Information Systems and other lab systems.

  • Demonstrating excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Using good judgement to pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

  • Working closely with program-assigned technicians, systems engineers, and management in order ensure the computer systems and software stays in a high state of readiness. 

  • Maintaining a high quality of system efficiency.

  • Overseeing and managing the quality and timeliness of the organization’s deliverables and identifying and remediating potential issues before they become problems.

  • Developing and managing detailed budgets and schedules and creating work assignments for team leads

  • The successful candidate will support multiple programs and have Functional Manager duties, which fluctuate throughout the year due to business needs and the performance management cycle.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree with 3 years of management experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.

  • Active DOD Secret clearance. 

  • Must have the ability to maintain, access to Special Access Programs as a condition of continued employment. 

  • IAM Level I certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater.

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Active Directory/software and Linux OS implementations.

  • Experience with expertise with VMware, or other virtualization specialties.

  • Experience with Configuration Management as it pertains to software/hardware management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Information Technology Management

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • ITIL v4 certification

  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments

  • Strong background in software troubleshooting and the process of the Software Review Boards, Agile or other equivalent

  • Demonstrate strong team skills

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS

  • Prior extensive experience with VMWare, vCenter, vSphere, ESXi,

  • Prior experience in information systems management

  • Proven leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate exemplary professionalism and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

  • Demonstrated ability to build diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members

  • Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills, and excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Previous experience leading a team of 5-12 employees with a record of on-time performance

  • Time management and organizational skills to prioritize across concurrent program and functional responsibilities




Salary Range: $89,000 USD - $133,400 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

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 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.