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Software Missile Systems Analyst 2/3

Requisition ID: R10104181

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Schriever AFB, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Rotating Shifts (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

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.

Come join our Northrop Grumman Missile Defense Solutions organization in our mission to support the Nation by bringing new and improved capabilities within Missile Defense!

Our team here at Schriever Space Force Base in Colorado Springs is seeking a motivated individual that to Administer, Maintain, and Monitor Missile Defense Systems. Candidates should possess analytical and problem solving skills necessary for quickly responding to real world events and restoring/ maintaining mission capabilities as part of a 24/7 Operations watch


  • Working as part of a 24/7 Operational Team (Schedule Details Below)
  • Coordinate operational activities in support of Real World Operations
  • Troubleshoot software and OS to restore operational status
  • Technical presentations and analysis reports as required
  • Performance analysis of missile tracking
  • Monitor and maintain system status
  • Ground and Flight Test support
  • Linux System Administration
  • Track/log Real World Events


  • Shift differential pay incentive
  • Eligible for paid EWW (x1 pay for hrs worked over 80 hrs per two weeks)
  • Pitman Schedule: 12 hour shifts - 2on/3off – 2on/2off – 3on/2off (84 hours every two weeks)
  • Requires the ability to work every-other weekend, all holidays that fall within your scheduled shift, and rotating between day and night shifts every 4 months.


  • DoD Top Secret clearance that is or has been active within the last two years and SCI eligibility.
  • Linux experience
  • Python experience
  • Level 2: Bachelor’s degree +2 years of experience or an equivalent 6 years of relevant experience
  • $77,200 - $115,800
  • Level 3: Bachelor’s degree +5 years of relevant experience or an equivalent 9 years of experience
  • Pay Range for Level 3: $95,100 - $142,700

PREFFERED QUALS (not required):

  • Experience with NetApp, RSA, Cisco, and HPE servers
  • Experience in an operational environment
  • Understanding of basic statistics
  • Experience with missile trajectory analysis
  • Familiarity with the Ballistic Missile Defense System
  • Familiarity with Overhead Persistent Infrared
  • Experience in performance analysis, requirements verification, validation, and working with algorithms

Salary Range: $77,200 USD - $115,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $95,100 USD - $142,700 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.