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Chief Data Office – IT Operations

Requisition ID: R10057206

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 5

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.

As part of IT Operations within the CDO at Northrop Grumman, you will be working on an exciting, cutting edge platform, enabling Enterprise analytics at Northrop Grumman. We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person who is excited about taking on a variety of engineering challenges as we continue to push our data analytics capabilities forward. You will become an integral team member of Northrop Grumman’s Chief Data Office, and your tasks will include evaluating, developing, implementing, and testing software components and services, as well as working with end users to develop requirements, and provide end user support to debug/resolve issues.


The role must be able to work independently under the direction of the Data Operations Manager, have strong communication skills and be able to interface with all levels of ES/Corporate personnel. The successful candidate will be able to grasp information quickly and probe when additional information is needed, all while operating in a virtual teaming environment. The candidate will be looked at as a subject matter expert in the Analytics domain and will work hand in hand with our team and customers helping them architect/design solutions and systems for deployment.

Activities include the ability to configure Chief Data Office tools (i.e. Tableau, Alteryx, SQL Server Cluster, and AWS/Azure Cloud Services) to meet the needs of customers; working with customers to demonstrate how they can get value from the tools in supporting their service areas, implementing new features and integrating the tools to provide enhanced capabilities, and provide recurring support of the tools.

Location is flexible for this role. Preference for locations near primary NG facilities. Some on-site / travel may be required. Amount of travel will vary based on applicant's location.

Basic Qualifications – Level 2/3

  • 5 Years with BS; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD ; or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • Candidate should be highly motivated with a strong passion for problem solving and innovation and the ability to provide complex solutions with limited direction

  • Candidate should have very good communication and leadership skills

  • Candidate should have experience working with and supporting end users and supporting project/program deployments

  • Provide high quality and timely end-user support to help resolve technical issues affecting enterprise applications, software, or SaaS solutions

  • Evaluate opportunities to improve processes, technologies, and user experience–with an eye towards automation

  • Monitor health of technology systems; system benchmarking and analysis/identification/resolution of system bottlenecks

  • Be creative, always thinking about–and delivering–new ways to integrate disparate tools that enhance self-service experiences for end-users

  • Partner with other engineers and developers across Technology and Security to scale integrations for the benefit of the larger organization

  • Familiarity with IT Virtual (Linux and Windows)

  • Familiarity working with network devices, servers, and databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within IT Systems Design, Deployment and Administration, with recent roles in technical support position

  • Experience with Cloud Native Services in AWS/Azure and Data Science languages (R, Python, Scala)

  • Experience supporting high performance, high scalability, and high availability Enterprise applications is preferred

  • Designing and building enterprise-scale data models, repositories, and integration systems

  • Ability to work alone or in a team environment

  • Ability to quickly learn and become productive on new technologies, APIs, development languages and frameworks.

  • Experience with Agile methodology is a plus

  • Experience with DevOps and site reliability engineering is a plus 

  • Demonstrable experience of designing, deploying, and administering cloud-based analytics solutions across either Amazon Web Service or Microsoft Azure

  • Experience with Tableau Server, Alteryx Server, SQL Server, data analytics, or API management tools is a plus

  • Experience with configuring and deploying containerization technologies at an enterprise level

  • Experience supporting Enterprise COTS tools and cloud hosted analytics services/capabilities.

Salary Range: $90,600 USD - $136,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $111,600 USD - $167,400 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.