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Principal Network Mission Command Information System (MCIS) Server Analyst

Requisition ID: R10092415

  • 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, 10% 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 Network Mission Command Information System (MCIS) Server Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our III Corps program at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.  The Principal Network MCIS Server Analyst will be the Mission Command Information Systems (MCIS) Lead and perform information assurance technical (IAT) II duties for MCIS servers and systems for the Fort Hood, Texas (FHTX) Mission Training Complex.


  • Supervise other MCIS technicians as they perform their daily duties

  • Build, maintain, configure, update, and apply Program Manager (PM) quarterly Information Assurance Vulnerability Managements (IAVMS) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) on the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS), Air Missile Defense Workstation (AMDWS), Battle Command Common Services (BCCS)/Tactical Server Infrastructure (TSI), Joint Capabilities Release (JCR)/Joint Battle Command – Platform (JBC-P), Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System (JADOCS), Command Post of the Future (CPOF)/Command Post Computing Environment (CPCE), Tactical Airspace Integration System (TAIS), Effects Management Tool (EMT), Aviation Mission Planning System (AMPS), Mission Command Staff Trainer (MCST), and Common Workstations (CWS) used for training

  • Update and maintain documentation for MCIS.  The employee will invoke warranties for MCIS systems

  • Work with PM Representatives on problems and issues

  • Assist the Individual Training Team (ITT) and Mission Command Training Team (MCTT) with setup of systems

  • Assist with simulation interconnections for ITT, MCTT, and Technical Support Team (TST).  The employee will assist Network Administrators (NAs) with BCCS/TSI switches

  • Build, maintain, configure, update (Internetwork Operating System (IOS) and patches), and apply PM quarterly IAVMS and STIGs based on PM requirements on the BCCS/TSI switch

  • Perform other responsibilities as required.  The employee will directly liaise the MTC, units, and other organizations during exercises.  The employee will troubleshoot hardware and software.  The employee will assist Spoke Sites (Bliss, Carson, Riley, Joint Base San Antonio, and Sill), which may include travel

  • Assist other System Administrators (SAs) with troubleshooting.  The employee will scan peripherals for viruses.  The employee will escort Department of Public Works (DPW) facility personnel in secure rooms for maintenance, repairs, and Computer Room Air Conditioner (CRAC) unit filter replacements

  • Work with Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) on U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), Installation Management Command (IMCOM), and Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS) projects.  The employee will work with the Security Manager, ISSM, and ISSO to ensure Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) standards are followed

  • Partner with the Security Manager and Specialist to meet all physical security measures

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

  • CompTIA Security+ CE certification

  • Must hold a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance 

  • Knowledge of Army mission command systems and servers

  • Must have administrative knowledge of Microsoft Server 2016/2019, Redhat Linux, Windows 10, and VMware

  • Ability to obtain computer environment certificate of training for all Operating Systems supported (this can be done on an approved Army site)

  • Must have knowledge of Active Directory, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and Domain Controller

  • Obtain Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate of training on an approved Army site

  • Ability to move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds around the worksite

  • Ability to work with little to no supervision on assigned tasks

  • Must be able to support shifts that occur outside normal working hours to support 24/7 operations during exercise events that may be more than 40 hours per week

  • Must be able to travel to CONUS locations as required (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional CompTIA certifications Network + and A+

  • Vender certifications for Windows, Server, and Redhat Linux


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.