Northrop Grumman Systems Architect 3 or 4 in Andover, Massachusetts

Systems Architect 3 or 4

Requisition ID: 17024358

Location(s): United States-Massachusetts-Andover

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Systems Architect 3/4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Andover, MA.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Citizen Services Solutions Operating Unit supporting a program based in Andover, MA. The applicant must have strong understanding of industry best practices in design, development, and service management. The candidate must have good communication skills and a self-driven ability to manage multiple work priorities in a dynamic customer-focused environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

In this role, the candidate will:

• Support efforts to maintain and evolve the Program’s system architecture

• Contribute to the Program’s security posture by implementing and maintaining solutions across a range of networks and systems

• Collaborate with vendors, database administrators, developers, and other operations teams to establish virtual and physical environments as required

• Provide technical support for production, test, and development environments. Must be able to support routine and preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot issues. Documentation skills required to capture maintenance procedures and design artifacts.

• Perform hardware installation of servers, workstations, peripherals, storage systems, and network equipment

• Install and configure operating systems, software products, and network equipment

• Monitor systems performance and maintain proper operation of all computing, networking, and storage equipment

“This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.”

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4

BQ's for a level 3:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field and at least 5 years related experience OR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and 3 years related experience

BQ's for a level 4:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field and at least 9 years related experience OR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and 7 years related experience

BQ's for both levels:

• 2 or more years of Linux, and Windows server operating systems experience

• 2 or more years of server, storage, and networking technologies experience

• Experience with systems and IT operations

• Experience with system and network administration

• Strong grasp of automation tools

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

• Experience administering Virtualized environments (VMWare ESXi)

• Experience administering Active Directory

• Experience with SAN administration and performance tuning

• Experience with DNS and DHCP

• Experience with SIEM tools such as Splunk

• Experience with Atlassian Tools including JIRA and Confluence

• Experience Implementing and maintaining automated Infrastructure as Code capability (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt)

• Experience implementing multi-factor authentication solutions

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.

Title: Systems Architect 3 or 4

Location: Massachusetts-Andover

Requisition ID: 17024358