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Northrop Grumman Systems Software Analyst in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas


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Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Systems Software Analyst (SSA). The location of this position is at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas . The Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) System Software Analyst will plan, design, and oversee the execution of models and simulations, U.S. Army Mission Command Systems (AMCS), and collaborative tools and services support to Army Warfighter Exercises (WFX). They install, configure, integrate, and administer the Army’s Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability (JLCCTC) models and simulations, including the Warfighters’ Simulation (WARSIM) and its sub-components, the Army tactical servers and workstations, and perform systems integration tests between the simulation and tactical systems. The System Software Analyst prepare, build, and maintain domains, systems, and services specifically targeted to support the customer’s management functions during training exercises. They analyze hardware and software system capabilities against customer requirements, and develop approaches using on-hand resources to fulfill those requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform an operational analysis of each Army exercise concept to create, maintain, and optimize a simulation-AMCS-services architecture best suited to the training objectives of participating Army units and the customer’s specific requirements

  • Test and distribute client computer images required for operating models and simulations, AMCS, and collaborative services during MCTP exercises

  • Implement the full WARSIM and JLCCTC simulation life cycle, including hardware and software installation; software patching; software configuration, administration, fault detection, and fault isolation; and process optimization

  • During the WFX, map data routes according to the simulation plan and deliver products through multiple JLCCTC, security boundary, and communications systems to stimulate the training audience’s tactical systems and staff

  • Monitor and adjust system linkages and performance during exercises; and coordinate the analysis, adjudication, and correction of hardware and software problems

  • Identify shortfalls in the software and installation components of Government-provided software and develop potential remedies and furnish the customer with analysis results and recommendations

  • Develop command line operating system scripts and build software routines to improve and simplify repetitive technical functions and procedures

  • Perform vulnerability and security scans on system hardware and software, as required, and report results to system software developers and information assurance/information security managers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years experiences or additional experience may be used in lieu of degree

  • Minimum one year general helpdesk, system engineering, or administration experience

  • Security + required within 6 months of employment

  • Must currently possess an active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • System engineering or administration experience with Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 r2, Windows Server 2016, and Active Directory

  • Graduate degree

  • Ability to diagnose Windows Server 2012r2, Windows 10, and Active Directory errors to isolate and correct software configuration or compatibility issues

  • CompTIA A+, Security+, Network+, CEH certification

  • Knowledge of and firsthand experience with Army organizations and or Army constructive models and simulations

  • Experience with Army Mission Command Systems such as Command Post of the Future (CPOF), Command Post Computing Environment(CPCE), Battle Command Common Services (BCCS). Tactical Server Infrastructure V1/V2 (TSI)

  • Experience with SharePoint site administration

  • MS Office suite (Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, OneNote) operational proficiency

Salary Range: $70,600.00 - $105,800.00

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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