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Sr Principal Computer Systems Analyst

Requisition ID: R10111054

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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 looking for a Senior IT Manager to Performs technical planning and leadership. This individual will identify and implement projects relating to new products and/or industries, technologies, or services and determines the feasibility of product development. Performs economic analyses on new or improved product opportunities and/or business models and coordinates with internal groups in identifying implementation. This individual will develop and disseminate information on a continuous basis to all pertinent parties concerning the fulfillment of project goals and objectives.

This individual will also be responsible for the day-to-day technical leadership for product teams, and groups that perform IT system administration, networking, cyber , lab support, integration, and tools engineering in a classified environment. The IT Manager will lead these resources to improve processes and implement projects in an effort to drive technical solutions and a road map for future growth.

Advanced level of understanding in several diverse IT related disciplines. Involves a broad grasp of involved processes, practices, and procedures as it relates to best business practices.

Specific tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Integrate IP based Networks primarily consisting of RHEL Systems and Cisco devices
  • Execute root cause analysis to troubleshoot and resolve complex network and system issues
  • Serve as an Integration engineering SME to include supporting configuration, troubleshooting, and suggesting changes to improve performance
  • Interact with Senior leadership, Government customers as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED and 13 years of applicable experience. Will also consider Bachelor’s Degree and 9 years of Engineering experience; or a Master's and 5 years; 4 additional years acceptable in lieu of a degree.
  • Hands on Strong experience engineering or administering Cisco networks and RHEL Systems
  • Ability to script or work at the command line level within RHEL systems and Windows based systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a high stress and dynamic environment
  • Current Security certification (e.g. Security+ CE or CISSP)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Current Secret security clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Linux infrastructure design experience (RHEL)
  • Windows infrastructure design experience
  • Strong understanding or experience with Network Design and Architecture
  • Strong understanding of Agile
  • Knowledge of ITIL concepts
  • ITIL Foundations or Intermediate certified


Salary Range: $107,000 USD - $160,000 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.