02 Jan
Principal Virtual 3D (V3D) Systems Software Analyst
Kansas, Fortleavenworth , 66027 Fortleavenworth USA

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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 Principal Virtual 3D (V3D) Systems Software Analyst (SSA) to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The MCTP V3D Systems Software Analyst will plan, design, oversee, and execute V3D Map operations and provide V3D Map technical and functional support services to MCTP supported Army Warfighter Exercises (WFX).Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains V3D Map operations standards
  • Develops and maintains V3D Map training operations for class instruction
  • Implements partial V3D Map system life cycle, including hardware installation and maintenance, software installation, software patching, software configuration, administration, and manual process optimization
  • Performs operational analysis of V3D Map operations supporting each MCTP WFX to maintain and optimize a V3D Map system best suited to support MCTP WFX events to meet the customer's specific requirements
  • Analyzes hardware and software system capabilities against customer requirements and develops approaches using on-hand resources to fulfill those requirements pertaining to V3D Map
  • Participates in developing logistics and personnel planning documents to fulfill MCTP Simulation Control Plans (SCP) requiring V3D Map
  • Performs systems integration tests using simulation derived databases to V3D Map software and system
  • Uses and/or develops command line operating system scripts and builds software routines to improve and simplify repetitive technical functions and procedures
  • Performs vulnerability and security scans on system hardware and software, as required, and reports results to system software developers and information assurance/information security managers
  • Tests and distributes V3D Map computer images required for MCTP exercises
  • Ensures forward required V3D Map systems are in working order and ready to ship when required to support MCTP WFX events
  • For WFX events, receives equipment, installs, configures, integrates, and administer V3D Map systems
  • For WFX events, implements forward V3D Map system related technical support issues using rear-operations technical guidance
  • For WFX events, functionally operates the V3D Map software to support MCTP WFX requirements
  • Gathers forward operations data and comments from MCTP senior leadership to identify shortfalls in the V3D Map software and furnish to rear-operations software maintenance staff
Basic Qualifications:
  • One of the following:
    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 9 years of helpdesk, systems engineering, and/or systems administration experience
    • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of helpdesk, systems engineering, and/or systems administration experience
    • Master's degree with a minimum of 3 years of helpdesk, systems engineering, and/or systems administration experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of Mission Command Staff experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience operating V3D Map at MCTP WFX events
  • Fulfilled trainer or co-trainer roles for V3D Map training classes
  • CompTIA Security+ CE required within 6 months of employment
  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
  • Must be able to work on-site at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Must be able to travel as needed, typically for 5 or more WFXs per year (travel up to 25% of the time)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Systems engineering or administration experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux
  • Ability to diagnose RedHat Enterprise Linux errors to isolate and correct software configuration or compatibility issues
  • CompTIA A+, Security+, Network+, CEH certification
  • Knowledge of and firsthand experience with Army Mission Command Staff operations
  • Experience with Army Mission Command Systems such as Command Post of the Future (CPOF), Command Post Computing Environment (CPCE), Battle Command Common Services (BCCS). Tactical Server Infrastructure V1/V2 (TSI)
  • MS Office suite (Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, OneNote) operational proficiency

Salary Range: $90,400 USD - $135,600 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 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.

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