Boulder, Colorado

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.

Realize the rewards of conquering new challenges as a Hardware Engineer in Boulder, CO. The qualified applicant will become part of the transforming Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) team. This position is for a hardware engineer who will provide technical solutions to difficult engineering and hardware problems, to include assisting development of operational ground stations, on-site installations, system training support, and engineering records updates. The right applicant will be a team lead among a diverse group of employees and this opportunity will be a great learning and growing position in supporting technical hardware tasks, program sustainment, system training, and cyber security support. Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation’s safety.

Works in an agile based team consisting of systems administrators, systems engineers, hardware engineers, cyber engineers, and software engineers

Design, install, troubleshoot, update, and maintain multiple data center environments, lab assets, and IT infrastructure.

Sustain operational uptime on hardware systems and provide daily support for hardware and software issues, data recovery, system upgrades, software upgrades, and configuration issues

Build large, integrated hardware systems from bare metal including racking, cabling, powering, initializing systems

Supports the integration and test of hardware and software subsystems

Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system; including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management

Mentors and trains junior engineers

Creates and maintains system documentation



Basic Qualifications:

Principal Engineer: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with 6 years of related experience in systems administration; 4 years with a Master’s degree; 0 years with a PhD; 10 years of related experience in lieu of a degree

Sr. Principal Engineer: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with 8 years of related experience in systems administration; 6 years with a Master’s degree; 4 years with a PhD; 12 years of related experience in lieu of a degree.

Experienced Hardware Engineering

Experience with Team Center, Auto CAD, or like programs

Good communication skills

Active Secret clearance required to start

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated understanding of and experience with virtualization technologies, including VMware within a virtualized environment

Able to obtain and maintain a Counter Intelligence polygraph

Experience with satellite ground station hardware system administration

Experience with NetApp storage solutions

Experience with networking; cisco equipment and SNMP

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.

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.

Boulder, Colorado

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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