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Principal Intelligence Systems Analyst

Requisition ID: R10092428

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Fort Hood, TX, 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, 25% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.  From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality.  Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration.  Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world.  With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Principal Intelligence Systems Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our III Corps Mission Command Training program at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The Intelligence System Administrator maintains all Intelligence Simulations Systems for the FHTX Mission Training Complex (MTC).


  • Operates and Maintains the Intelligence Fusion Servers for the Fort Hood MTC

  • Operates the WARSIM Intelligence Module Lower and Upper Enclaves to include the Tactical Communications Support Processor and Radiant Mercury

  • Serve as the System Administrator for various computer systems

  • Operates the Virtual Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Multiple Unified Simulation Environment (MUSE) simulation systems

  • Possess a working knowledge of Army Mission Command Information Systems and be able to integrate all intelligence warfighting function simulations with the Intelligence Fusion Server, which serves as the primary interface between echelon Distribution Common Ground Station - Army (DCGS-A) sub-systems, external Intelligence Fusion Server (IFS), and other Army mission command information systems

  • Provide expertise in the development, execution, and assessment of tailored and dynamic simulation stimulated training scenarios and preparatory events

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 9 years of Computer Science (CS), Information Technology (IT), Cybersecurity & Information Assurance (IA), or related technical experience

    • Bachelor of Science degree in CS, IT, Cybersecurity & IA, or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of CS, IT, Cybersecurity & IA, or related technical experience

    • Master of Science degree in CS, IT, Cybersecurity & IA, or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of CS, IT, Cybersecurity & IA, or related technical experience

  • Possess a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance with Special Background Investigation

  • IAT Level II Certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE)

  • Experience as an IFS Field Software Engineer

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a System Administrator

  • Must be able to travel to CONUS locations as needed (up to 25% of the time)

  • Must be able to work on-site at Fort Hood in Texas 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Military Intelligence/Targeting operations at the BDE/DIV/CORPS level

  • Experience operating intelligence simulation systems to include Warfighting Information System (WIM), MUSE, Intelligence Electronic Warfare Tactical Proficiency Trainer (IEWTPT), and Virtual UAS

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Networking


Salary Range: $82,000 USD - $123,000 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.