1+ months

Systems Engineer, Submarine Trainers

Northrop Grumman
Newport, RI 02841

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 worlds 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 System Engineer to perform integration, system administration and cyber security for submarine training systems for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI. You will work with latest generation submarine tactical systems for both combat control and electronic warfare to support integration into a large-scale high-fidelity training environment. You will contribute to the design, development implementation and deployment of simulation/stimulation-based training systems.

Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for this position are to design, develop, install and integrate training systems that support both the Naval Submarine and Surface Ship fleets.


+ Install operating systems
+ Monitor and test application performance to identify issues with installation and performance and to identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement fixes
+ Develop and support build process
+ Troubleshoot computer systems and networking to diagnose and suggest/implement potential solutions
+ Support hardware and software installation of IT computing equipment and cabling at both local and remote sites

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other related field and 5 years experience or Masters degree 3 years experience or High School diploma / equivalent with 9 years experience may be considered in lieu of degree
+ Experience installing Linux
+ Experience with Linux operating systems, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL or Community Enterprise Operating System (CentOS) distributions
+ Software deployment
+ Ability to obtain a Secret clearance.
+ Able to work on site at Middletown RI.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Active Security Clearance
+ Experience with Submarine Tactical and Electronic Warfare Systems, including BYG-1 and AN BLQ-10 at the operation level and/or build/deployment level
+ Current IAT Level I Certifications
+ Network+ Security+ Linux+ Linux and Cisco Certifications
+ Scripting skills (e.g., bash shell scripts)
+ Networking knowledge (OSI Network Layers, TCP/IP, DHCP)
+ Computer/Electronics Hardware knowledge
+ Intel server configurations
+ Cisco switch/router configurations
+ KVM architectures
+ Experience with System Build Automation Tools (Linux kickstart, Puppet, Windows Deployment Server (WDS))
+ Configuration management experience with both centralized and distributed version control systems (e.g., SVN and Git) and the best practices for using them, as well as familiarity with different software CM development workflows, branching and merging strategies
+ Experience with virtualization technologies, preferably Red Hat KVM (e.g., Red Hat KVM, VMware, libvirt/virsh)
+ Scripting skills (e.g., bash shell scripts)

Salary Range: $96,900.00 - $145,300.00

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.

**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.


Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-08-18

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