Principal or Sr. Principal Field Engineer, London, Uk

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London, UK

Requisition ID: R10084874
Category: Engineering
Location: London, UK
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Any (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 2

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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) 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!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal or Sr. Principal Field Engineer. Majority of the work will be OCONUS (outside the continental U.S.) with some CONUS support (continental U.S.).

What You’ll get to Do:

Be part of The Triton Ground Segment Integrated Product Team (IPT) overseas. This is an exciting and dynamic opportunity for to work across a multi-disciplinary team in a fast pace hands on environment.

Be part of a deployment team and perform hands on technical and leadership tasks during ground system installation and integration activities. 

Join a Field Engineering team supporting initial deployment, operations and maintenance of a complex airborne and terrestrial tactical communication system providing voice and data services in real world operations on the Triton program at various locations.

Work closely with several diverse Integrated Product Teams as well as provide guidance to manufacturing engineering, logistics and operations staff.

Quickly develop Triton ground segment system and process knowledge by working closely with the local design and production team.

Serve as the technical lead onsite during physical installs of ground segment systems for several months at a time. The environment consist of tightly controlled configuration managed system with attention to process definition. The onsite built up will consist of HW installation, Network configuration, Software deployment, customer audits and acceptance testing.

Work within a diverse team in a dynamic environment.

Work closely with the Military/Government customer as well as internal Northrop Grumman engineering teams. 

Assist and develop proficiency with performance of other engineering and operational duties as required.

This position may be filled as a Principal Field Engineer or Sr Principal Field Engineer.

Basic Qualifications Principal Field Engineer:

7 years experience with an Associate’s degree; 5 years with Bachelor’s degree; 3 years with Master’s; 9 years’ overall experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

Experience with the repair, configuration, troubleshooting and operations of network devices and computer systems. 

Must be able to use engineering drawings for troubleshooting and use standard desktop computer and Windows based tools to produce or edit documents including drawings, plans, procedures and reports.

Must be very well rounded and knowledgeable in SW installation procedures, commercial IT equipment troubleshooting, system level acceptance testing, and commercial electronics hardware.

Candidate must be willing to work extended hours to meet deadlines.

Must have the physical ability to easily maneuver around equipment in test labs and able to pass a pre-assignment medical examination IAW USCENTCOM INDIVIDUAL PROTECTION AND INDIVIDUAL/UNIT DEPLOYMENT POLICY requirements.

At minimum, must have an Active Top Secret Security Clearance to be able to start this position and the ability to obtain/maintain a Polygraph and/or Special Program Access.

Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Field Engineer :

11 years experience with an Associate’s degree; 9 years with Bachelor’s degree; 7 years with Master’s; 13 years’ overall experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

Experience with the repair, configuration, troubleshooting and operations of network devices and computer systems. 

Must be able to use engineering drawings for troubleshooting and use standard desktop computer and Windows based tools to produce or edit documents including drawings, plans, procedures and reports.

Must be very well rounded and knowledgeable in SW installation procedures, commercial IT equipment troubleshooting, system level acceptance testing, and commercial electronics hardware.

Candidate must be willing to work extended hours to meet deadlines.

Must have the physical ability to easily maneuver around equipment in test labs and able to pass a pre-assignment medical examination IAW USCENTCOM INDIVIDUAL PROTECTION AND INDIVIDUAL/UNIT DEPLOYMENT POLICY requirements.

At minimum, must have an Active Top Secret Security Clearance to be able to start this position and the ability to obtain/maintain a Polygraph and/or Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

Comp TIA Security+ and A+ Certifications.

Red Hat, Linux+ or similar certification.

DoD 8570 Certification including a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).

Experience working in a diverse and complex HW and SW integration and deployment environment with an emphasis on configuration management and first time quality.

Experience working in several of the following engineering disciplines: Test Engineering, Field Engineering, Hardware Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Software Deployment, Cyber Security, and Network Engineering.

Experience with Microsoft Server, Windows domain architectures, Windows Active Directory, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems, Red Hat Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions

Knowledge of Windows management.

Knowledge of Windows LDAP, VMWare, and SAN storage systems.

Knowledge of Python and Powershell scripting.

Experience with Ansible.

Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk.

Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.

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Salary Range: $78,500 USD – $117,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $97,300 USD – $145,900 USD

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

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