Mainframe Operations Lead

Where Technology and Teamwork come together... Where will you find innovation and technology? Right here at Northrop Grumman Corporation. Join us on the edge… The Cutting Edge! Transforming the future of technology…

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Northrop Grumman is building our team supporting the data center infrastructure and middleware of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). CBP is one of the world's largest law enforcement organizations and is charged with keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. while facilitating lawful international travel and trade. On an annual basis, CBP welcomes nearly one million visitors, screens more than 67,000 cargo containers, arrests more than 1,100 individuals, and seizes nearly 6 tons of illicit drugs. Most team members will be located in Springfield, VA.

As a leader in information technology solutions Northrop Grumman provides talented individuals with the opportunity to:

  • Work with the latest tools and technologies
  • Share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry.
  • Connect with coworkers in a caring, diverse, and respectful environment
  • Collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups.

Responsibilities include:

  • All work will be performed on site at CBP offices in Northern Virginia. Some local travel to various CBP sites may be required.
  • Travel to sites outside the Washington DC area may be required.
  • Analyzes functional business requirements and design specifications for functional activities.
  • Provides identification/fixing for the problems within existing systems design/implementation of new systems, enhances the existing systems and participates in analysis, design and new construction of next generation IT systems.
  • Responsible for understanding the needs of the customers and the realities of commercially available IT products, and creating requirements that will allow implementation by the architecture and engineering team and COTS products.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and 10 years of experience
  • System Administrative Experience with legacy mainframe//IBM-Z/OS.
  • Must have an active DHS TS and be able to obtain a DHS/CBP security clearance.
  • Must possess experience in system administration in one or more areas including telecommunications concepts, computer languages, operating systems, database/DBMS and middleware.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with CBP desired.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and 14 years of experience
  • System Administrative Experience with legacy mainframe//IBM-Z/OS.
  • Must have an active DHS TS and be able to obtain a DHS/CBP security clearance - US Citizenship.
  • Must possess experience in system administration in one or more areas including telecommunications concepts, computer languages, operating systems, database/DBMS and middleware.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with CBP desired.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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