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Business Intelligence / Visualization Engineer

Requisition ID: R10037975

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • 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: 4

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 Visualization / Business Intelligence Engineer at Northrop Grumman, you will be supporting an exciting, cutting-edge data analytics program enabling Enterprise data 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.   

The Chief Data Office organization is seeking a qualified Visualization / BI Engineer to join our team.   Individuals in this role are responsible for analyzing data and delivering actionable information that helps executives, managers and workers make informed business decisions.  The Visualization / Business Intelligence Engineer is also expected to analyze data challenges and business opportunities and develop requirements and specifications for implementation.   The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the tools and processes around data and business intelligence and a passion for identifying and answering questions that help us deliver the best service for our customers. 

This position can be hired as a Principal or Sr. Principal Level Engineer, depending upon the candidate's experience and education.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Work closely with customers to understand and analyze data and business intelligence challenges and opportunities 

  • Work closely with customer to develop and implement visualization and business intelligence related solutions 

  • Expected to be comfortable with a variety of BI related programming languages, techniques, and infrastructures.   

  • Analyze data challenges and business opportunities and develop Enterprise strategies, requirements and specifications for implementation.    

  • Interest/Understanding in the tools and processes around ETL and data visualization and a passion for identifying and answering questions that help deliver the best service for our customers. 

  • Work closely with Enterprise initiatives to understand and analyze data challenges and opportunities 

  • Work closely with customers to advise, develop and implement BI related solutions and models 

  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources 

  • Develop and manage Enterprise grade ETL workflows and Data Stores/Marts 

  • Develop and manage Enterprise grade visualizations and reports 

  • Solid understanding of Data Warehouse and Data Warehouse optimization techniques 

  • Ability to communicate to various levels of management 

  • Basic understanding and support of SAFE Agile framework 

Basic Qualifications for Principal Level

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 5 years of relevant IT experience; 3 years with a Masters degree

  • Proven experience problem solving using empirical research to solve complex problems 

  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches 

  • Previous Business Intelligence and Data Visualization hand on experience using tools like Tableau, Cognos, or Power BI to address Enterprise needs 

  • Experience using ETL tools such as Alteryx and Tableau Prep (both at local and server publication level), to create data pipelines prior to visualization / BI. 

  • Understanding of current set of Data Factory tools and technology ecosystem and experience with / ability to program and develop in following tools: SQL, Alteryx, SSIS, and Tableau 

  • Understanding / Experience with the use of APIs for data access and integration 

  • Proficient in one or more of the following databases / data sources: 

  • Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Hadoop 

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Level

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 9 years of relevant IT experience; 7 years with a Masters degree

  • Proven experience problem solving using empirical research to solve complex problems 

  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches 

  • Previous Business Intelligence and Data Visualization hand on experience using tools like Tableau, Cognos, or Power BI to address Enterprise needs 

  • Experience using ETL tools such as Alteryx and Tableau Prep (both at local and server publication level), to create data pipelines prior to visualization / BI. 

  • Understanding of current set of Data Factory tools and technology ecosystem and experience with / ability to program and develop in following tools: SQL, Alteryx, SSIS, and Tableau 

  • Understanding / Experience with the use of APIs for data access and integration 

  • Proficient in one or more of the following databases / data sources: 

  • Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Hadoop 


Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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.