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Northrop Grumman Computer Operations Analyst 24x7 in Aurora, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Computer Operations Analyst 24x7 based out of Aurora, CO

What You'll get to Do:

  • Performs Tier-2 software application maintenance on assigned mission systems running a variety of operating systems.

  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance such as general computer tasks, application loads, disk utilization, system loading and system monitoring

  • Detects, isolates, documents, quickly reports, and resolves system outages, or problems encountered during operations of the operational system baseline, which includes the collections of diagnostic data, restoring the system operation, development of workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system and accurately document problems in logging and discrepancy reporting tools.

  • Collect data describing the environment at the time of the failure and perform other activities in support of Tier-2 maintenance provider DR investigation and resolution

  • Perform system monitoring, analyze and document performance and conduct trend analyses as required

  • Also support system engineering groups as required for ongoing analysis of system utilization and make recommendation for design changes and enhancements.

  • Environment fluctuates between routine and urgent, depending on ongoing tasks, priorities, and performance of assigned systems


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science with2 years of related Linux or Unix System maintenance experience; AA/AS Degree with4 years; or6 years of related Linux or Unix System maintenance experience will be considered in lieu of degree

  • Active TS/SCI access

  • Adjudicated Polygraph (within 7 years)

  • Experience configuring domain information utilities, such as Active Directory, Centrify, LDAP, and DNS

  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging applications

  • Must be able to work under pressure in restoring high priority systems back to operations

  • Ability to relay and receive information in order to effectively and accurately exchange of information across a multi-location enterprise, with customer visibility into crew-based actions and response

  • Must be able to work a non-standard work week, weekends, and holidays; 12-hour shift work expected in support of 24x7 operations

  • DoD Approved 8140 (DoDD 8570) Baseline Certifications IAT Level I (i.e., A+ CE, CCNA-Security, Network+ CE, SSCP), IAT Level-II or III certification can be used to qualify for the Level-I position

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Ability to navigate, debug, and modify programs in an advanced programming language

  • Ability to write PERL, python, and shell scripts

  • Experience with storage products from Oracle/Sun/STK, EMC, IBM, NetApp, and/or DDN

  • Experience with virtual software technologies such as Citrix, VMware, and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience with SunOS, VMS, and Windows operating systems.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Discount Program

  • On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)


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.

Job Category : Information Technology