Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) – Engineering Technician II, –

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Requisition ID: R10087751
Category: Technical Support
Location: Chandler, AZ, 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: No
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.

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29.  The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

 Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives – Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

•Has served at least 180 days on active duty

•Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

•Will receive an honorable discharge

•Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

•Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

•Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Candidate will be required to satisfy the requirements for a TSA access certification.  (Costs will be paid for by Northrop Grumman.)

Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Responsibilities for this internship requisition position are:

Internship Description:

The Northrop Grumman Military Veteran Program (NG-MVP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MVP is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training and through individual internships during the last 180 days of service. Any rank, enlisted or officer, may apply for SkillBridge. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Your unit Commander must authorize participation in NG-MVP prior to start of internship.

NG-MVP is a program that will bridge the gap for transitioning service members and is held 3 times a year at various Northrop Grumman installations around the country. Service members will gain valuable experience and training throughout their internship with a potential opportunity to gain employment with Northrop Grumman upon completion of active duty service obligation.

NG-MVP Eligibility:

•Has served at least 180 days on active duty

•Is within 180 days of separation or retirement

•Will receive an honorable discharge

•Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

•Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

Basic Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years of additional education and/or related experience
Active DoD Active Secret Clearance is required.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must be able to perform occasional lifting up to 30 lbs.

Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. The Program Integration Department has an opening for an Engineering Technician 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

Support Launch Vehicle program administering the Data Transfer Agent (DTA) duties for information systems processing National Security Information.
Assist the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and Officer (ISSO) with approved data transfer process and two-person integrity (TPI) policy execution for their areas of responsibilities
Provide weekly status of all file transfer actions to and from classified information systems
Perform mission critical data transfers across various security boundaries for multiple programs (Low-to-High, High-to-High, High-to-Low) and classified networks
Obtain Subject Matter Expert (SME) verification and perform Trusted Downloads (TD) from classified IT systems.
Perform data transfers between classified domains (DSWAN, NGPCN, CCN, CNET) both scheduled and on-demand as necessary.
Process and coordinate physical shipment and receipt of unclassified and classified parcels and media.
Submits and tracks IT incidents and new requests in accordance with established processes.
Coordinate handling, destruction, receipt and transferring of security related documentation
Ensure all DTA related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
Participate in technical and security related training relative to assigned duties
Perform Assured File Transfer (AFT) related security education and training
Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM
Formally notify the ISSM when changes occur that may compromise performance of Assured File Transfers

Basic Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years additional education and/or related experience.
Knowledge of and the ability to use a variety of IT equipment. Confident manipulating computer data and transferring between devices
Ability to read and interpret technical documentation.
Strong attention to detail, self-motivated, works well with others in a team environment.
Detailed oriented, able to track status of tasks and provide accurate information to management
Current and active Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Clearance OR must have an active DoD Secret clearance in-scope

Preferred Qualifications:

A 2 year technical degree or graduation from a military technical school along with 2 or more years of relevant experience
Strong technical writing skills.
Solid experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Data Transfer Software.
Ability to perform basic analysis and troubleshooting.
Liaison – Actively and effectively participates and contributes to the team in a positive manner. Routinely able to update program management.
Motivated to make an extra effort to provide quality internal and external customer service.
Constantly seeks new sources of information and provides information necessary to meet customer needs.

Salary Range: $1 USD – $1 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

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