Staff Cloud Systems Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: April 8, 2021
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions.
In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman
brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable
strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us
keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable,
integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel
those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support
yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills,
whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At
Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to
do some of the best work of your career.
Are you is passionate about making technical breakthroughs and
solving complex problems? If so, this may be the role for you!
Our program has an immediate need for an experienced Staff Cloud
Systems Engineer whose primary responsibility will be working with
other program engineers to design, prototype, and implement robust,
secure systems using cloud computing services and modern
engineering tools. The secondary responsibility for this position
is working with and leading other engineers across the organization
to maintain legacy systems. The Systems Engineer is expected to
work under minimal supervision.
This position will be based in Dulles, VA.
- An active Top Secret SCI with active Polygraph
- Bachelor's degree and 14 Years relevant experience, or 12 Years
with Master's degree; or 9 Years with PhD. An additional 4 years is
required in lieu of degree.
- Able to quickly self-learn new technologies and should be
passionate when it comes to making technical breakthroughs and
solving complex problems.
- Experience with integrating open source frameworks/products,
experience deploying various open source packages and /or
application stacks into the sponsor's production system.
- Experience working across different layers of the IT
infrastructure (e.g. network, storage, platform, middleware,
database, and application). Preferred Qualifications:
- A diverse IT background, strong hands-on technical experience,
organizational and interpersonal skills working as part of a team
and at times in a highly autonomous manner, and be able to mentor
others as needed.
- Experience and excellent understanding with MS Windows Server
(e.g. 2008-R1, 2012-R2, 2016-R2) environments and be able to build,
configure, and maintain via Command Line Interface (CLI).
- Strong understanding of proactive monitoring concepts,
including experience configuring and deploying Network and systems
monitoring, SNMP, Relational Databases (e.g. Ganglia, Nagios,
Zenoss, Splunk, SolarWinds, NoSQL and Caching Layers such as
- Knowledge and experience with Citrix
- Experience and excellent understanding of information security
practices (e.g. cryptography, privilege separation, RBAC, INFOSEC,
Auditing, Patching, Security Benchmark Compliance, OS
- Strong understanding of underlying storage for Linux (LVM),
storage network protocols (e.g. NAS, NFS, CIFS, etc.), and
clustered or pooled virtualization concepts from leading platforms
(e.g. XenServer, HyperV, VMware, etc.). 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is
required for most positions. Associated topics: infrastructure, ip,
maintenance, network, satcom, server, system engineer, system
specialist, system technician, technician
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