Computer Systems Architect

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Linthicum, MD
Posted
Dec 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 05, 2021
Ref
239772481
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10011954Category: Information TechnologyLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 1At 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's Enterprise Services organization is seeking a qualified Computer Systems Architect to perform key assignments for Mission Systems off-net Engineering and Manufacturing network. Primary location preference would be Baltimore, MD, however, it can also can be performed as a virtual/telecommuter.The incumbent will support large heterogeneous unclassified computer networks that includes Linux, Windows and VMware virtualization with emphasis on supporting software development teams. This technical role requires an understanding of concepts including system administration, systems architecture, cyber security, and information assurance and requires the ability to support a diverse user community in a dynamic environment.This position will report to the Enterprise Distributed Network (EDN) Manager with job day-to-day guidance from Sr. Principle Computer Systems Architect and ServiceDesk IPT Lead. Primary duties will include providing customer support for EDN users and assist in program onboarding, working with DevOps tools including but not limited to Atlassian tools, (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, Crucible / Fisheye), Jenkins, and CM Systems; maintaining system documentation, developing infrastructure support procedures, and providing security support.Basic Qualifications:Requirements for a Level 2 are:At least 2 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems field; 0 Years with MastersExperience with Linux & Windows OS administration.Familiarity with virtualization technologies: VMware, vSphere, vCenter Server, ESXi, Horizon View, vRAProven experience in a customer supporting role.Requirements for a Level 3 areAt least 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems field; 3 Years with MastersExperience with Linux & Windows OS administration.Familiarity with virtualization technologies: VMware, vSphere, vCenter Server, ESXi, Horizon View, vRAProven experience in a customer supporting role.Preferred Qualifications:Familiarity with Atlassian tools setup, configuration and monitoringFamiliarity with Agile Scrum MethodologyFamiliarity with Code Scanning tools/services (SonarQube, Fortify, Coverity)Familiarity with system automation by using scripting languages like PowerShell, PowerCLI, Ansible, Salt, Python, JavaScript Experience maintaining Information Systems Security Plan (ISSP).CompTIA Security+ CertificationFamiliarity with database administration (MySQL, Postgres, MSSQL, MongoDB)Understanding of Networking technologies including: - Port security - VLANs, VLAN trunking, Link Aggregation (LACP), spanning tree - Layer 3 Routing, CIDR subnetting - Software Defined Networking & Micro-segmentation - Understanding of VXLAN and logical networking conceptsFamiliarity with Cisco and Juniper hardware and operating systemsSuperior written and oral communication skillsAbility to work flex and overtime hours with some weekend hours expected.Salary Range: 1 - 1Employees 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.