Systems Software Analyst, Fort Leavenworth, Ks

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Fort Leavenworth, KS

Requisition ID: R10084795
Category: Information Technology
Location: Fort Leavenworth, KS, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

At 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 Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Systems Software Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.  The MCTP technical teams 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).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Installs, configures, integrates, and administers the Army’s Joint Land Component Training Capability (JLCCTC) models and simulations, including the Warfighters’ Simulation (WARSIM) and its sub-components, and Army tactical servers and workstations, and perform systems integration tests between the simulation and tactical systems

Prepares, builds, and maintains domains, systems, and services specifically targeted to support the customer’s management functions during training exercises

Analyzes hardware and software system capabilities against customer requirements, and develops approaches using on-hand resources to fulfill those requirements

Researches existing and emerging technical products, programs, and systems to advise and guide the customer toward attaining technological solutions to problems

In concert with their operational functions during an exercise, troubleshoots and or modify the Army’s hardware and software to meet requirements

Applies technical, functional, and operational expertise to assist the customer with the prioritization of software change requests and purchase requests

Develops procedures to ensure the use of all Government-provided technology is in conformance with information security and assurance directives

Performs 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

Develops and coordinates milestones and timelines for each phase of exercise preparation, execution, and recovery

Attends exercise planning conferences

Determines technical staffing, full time and part time and equipment required for project completion and help desk operations

Monitors and adjusts system linkages and performance during exercises, and coordinates the analysis, adjudication, and correction of hardware and software problems

Identifies shortfalls in the software and installation components of Government-provided software, and develops potential remedies

Performs cost and risk assessments; and furnishes the customer with analysis results and recommendations

Prioritizes and manages simulation architecture planning and resourcing in an effort to enhance capabilities and further reduce loss of service risks during exercises

Basic Qualifications:

One of the following:

High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 6 years of related technical experience

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of related technical experience

Master’s degree

Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

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

Must be willing to travel within the United States and overseas for 28-30 days, approximately 5-6 times a year, to support simulation-based Army command and staff training exercises

Must be able to lift equipment containers weighing 50lbs

Must be able to work on-site at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Current DoD Secret Security Clearance

Minimum of 2 years of general system engineering or administration experience

Conversant in networking principles, practices, protocols, routing, and network packet analysis tools; and able to perform network configuration of Windows Server 20xx and Linux operating systems

Salary Range: $73,400 USD – $110,000 USD

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10084795 2023.01.14

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