SATCOM Engineer Network 3

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our Team as a SATCOM Engineer Network 3. This position is located in Aberdeen, MD.

The selected candidate will support the CECOM SEC EISD SSMD mission which is to provide Life-Cycle Software Support for Mission Critical Defense Systems (MCDSs).

The CECOM SEC EISD SSMD mission is to provide Life-Cycle Software Support for Mission Critical Defense Systems (MCDSs). The EIS Directorates mission encompasses acquisition, Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) and Post Production Software Support (PPSS) for Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Systems, with support for the facilities testbed of the same. This effort includes software technical support in the following areas: development, software and system engineering, acceptance testing, information security management, quality assurance, configuration management, replication and distribution, cost benefit analysis of future technology assessments, and interoperability testing. The facility support effort includes inventory management of the software development facilities resources; maintaining the equipment which resides in the facility, ensuring that the equipment is available and operational, testing the interoperability of the equipment, assisting with the procurement, tracking, and maintenance of software licenses; and providing administrative support as required in support of these efforts.

SSMD provides systems and software engineering support for Army Program Executive Officers (PEOs), Program Managers (PM), Product Developers (PD), Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA) and its components, and other Department of Defense (DoD) elements. The ultimate customer and consumer of the products and services is the Warfighter in the field.

SSMD supports the PM by providing the required software engineering management support, technical expertise, and professional guidance and assistance. For SATCOM MCDSs that have been deployed but remain under production, EISD provides PDSS to the PM, by providing acquisition software engineering support in the development, design, and implementation of software enhancements and corrections to software defects. After the SATCOM MCDS production is complete, the system enters the Post Production Software Support (PPSS) phase.

Duties include:

Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

Basic Qualifications:

1. Must possess a Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Mathematics, or other Engineering or Technical discipline.

2. Must have 2 years of experience with SATCOM domain.

3. Must possess a minimum of 5 years of direct relevant experience.

4. Must possess a Current Secret Security Clearance.

5. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications:

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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