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Northrop Grumman (DoD Skillbridge) SCA Computer Systems Analyst 1, Ft. Carson, CO

Requisition ID: R10098102

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Fort Carson, CO, 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: No
  • 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.

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels.  SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as Active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

 - Has served at least 180 days on active duty
 - Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
 - Will receive an honorable discharge
 - Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
 - Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
 - Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship

Duties: Performs the following to include but not be limited to overall support for setting up and maintaining the physical network required for the Mission Training Complex (MTC) classrooms, VBS2 Enhanced Convoy Training System, and Battle Simulations Center (BSC). Must have knowledge of networks, communications and file transfer protocols, routers, switches and other network devices. Candidate must be able to develop network architectures for Battle Command Exercises and coordinate requirements with the units. Must be capable of creating and installing LAN cables and physical moving & arranging of equipment. Must be able to monitor simulation system performance to ensure maximum optimization, troubleshoot and identify system issues. Resolve interoperability problems to obtain operations across all Army Mission Command System (AMCS) platforms including email, file transfer, multimedia, and teleconferencing. Responsible for the configuration & maintenance of the Cisco Call Manager & Cisco IP Phone Network. Analyze voice, data, and multi-media communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media, and other devices. Perform network administration duties and provide technical support and troubleshooting to users. Coordinate requirements with the JLLTC ERF Federation users and senior system administrators. Administer network security and work with vendors to evaluate new products and resolve equipment design problems. Provide guidance and leadership to virtual warriors, unit staffs and MTC staff. Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies and participate in special projects. Secondary duties will include being familiar with Risk Management Framework policies and procedures. Provides and executes cross training with other technicians and perform other duties assigned by the section lead.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have experience in information technology with experience installing, operating, configuring different operating systems.
  • Capable of performing tasks at the system administrator level, with a working knowledge of Red Hat, Windows and Solaris operating systems.
  • Knowledge of and experience with army staffs from Company to Division levels
  • Must be a US citizen with a secret or higher security clearance or the ability to obtain one; applicant will be subject to a government security investigation.
  • Must be willing to travel outside Fort Carson 2-4 times/year for up to 3 week/trip.
  • Must be a disciplined worker capable of meeting short suspense’s without intense supervision.
  • Understanding of MCIS, simulation/stimulation concepts, gateways, interfaces, and architectures, and the Army Constructive Training Federation/Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability models.
  • Experience as a simulation analyst on military simulation projects.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Army Mission Command Systems
  • Understanding of the Army command levels, command posts, and Mission Command War Fighting Function.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an Army or equivalent command post/operations center
  • Meets DoD Skillbridge Qualifications as per DODI 1322.29

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • CompTIA certification in A+, Security+ or Network+ as per DoD 8570 requirements.
  • Joint or Corps/theater staff experience a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in IT


Salary Range: $28 USD - $28 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.