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Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: R10092961

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Newport, RI, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 is seeking a System Integration Engineer to perform system engineering, integration, system administration and cyber security for submarine and surface training systems for the U. S. Navy at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI.  You will work with latest generation submarine tactical systems for combat control, weapon control and electronic warfare to support integration into a large-scale high-fidelity training environment.  You will contribute to the design, development implementation and deployment of simulation/stimulation-based training systems.

Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for this position are to design, develop, install, and integrate training systems that support both the Naval Submarine and Surface Ship fleets. Qualified applicants should have engineering experience related to design, development, and integration. Qualified applicants will perform the following tasks:

  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, system services, application software and system management tools for Linux and Windows based systems, both natively and within virtual machines
  • Monitor and test application performance to identify issues with installation and performance and to identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement fixes
  • Troubleshoot complex computer systems and networking to diagnose and suggest/implement potential solutions
  • Develop and support a complex build process organized to ensure correct and repeatable integration and delivery
  • Support physical hardware installation of IT computing equipment and cabling at both local and remote sites

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other related field and 5 years’ experience
  • Experience integrating Linux and Windows systems and subsystems.
  • Linux operating systems, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL or Community Enterprise Operating System (CentOS) distributions.
  • Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to identify operating system issues and produce patches to fix issues, as required.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
  • Ability to work on site in Rhode Island.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Security Clearance
  • Experience with Submarine Tactical and Electronic Warfare Systems, including AN/BLQ-10, at the operation level and/or build/deployment level
  • Experience with debugging issues with the Linux kernel including examining source code and analyzing kernel crashes
  • Experience with Gluster, NFS, and other direct attach file systems
  • Experience with System Build Automation Tools (Linux kickstart, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Networking knowledge (OSI Network Layers, TCP/IP, DHCP)
  • Current IAT Level I Certifications
    • Network+
    • Security+
    • Linux+
  • Computer/Electronics Hardware knowledge
  • Configuration management experience with both centralized and distributed version control systems (e.g., SVN and Git)
  • Version Control best practices for using them, as well as familiarity with different software CM development workflows, branching and merging strategies
  • Experience with virtualization technologies, preferably Red Hat KVM (e.g., Red Hat KVM, VMware, libvirt/virsh)

Salary Range: $99,800 USD - $149,800 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.