Engineer Field 2
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Information Systems



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1st Shift


Experienced engineer to provide Echelon 1 (E1) maintenance support to maintain high priority operational

systems at a high level of availability and to resolve problems based on mission criticality and guidance. Using a

complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field, the

selected individual will perform maintenance and technical solutions on a variety of systems running on a variety

of operating systems. Receiving only general direction the selected individual will independently determine and

develop approaches to solutions while working with other E1 maintenance engineers across multiple locations to

provide enterprise support to customers and customer representatives. The environment will fluctuate between

routine and urgent, depending on tasking, priorities, and performance of assigned systems. Individual performer

will need to provide solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practical and consistent with the organizational

objectives. Technical problems encountered will be routine, varied and sometimes difficult and will require

breadth in technical scope with little assistance and oversight. Applicant must be able to work between the core

hours of 0900-1500 and support after hour call-ins.People Skills Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment Team player who is able to support systems engineering groups as required

for ongoing analysis and integration efforts. Able to mentor co-workers on system maintenance.


"This position is contingent upon contract award, budget, and/or customer approval”


Basic Qualifications:
B.S. Degree plus 2 years experience or 6 years experience with a high schoool diploma.

Must have experience with one or more of the following operating systems: AIX, Linux, Solaris MS Windows-XP, MS Windows-NT, MS Windows Vista.

Must be able to use test equipment to include Volt Meters, Power Meters, O-Scopes, and Protocol Analyzers.

Must be able to perform the following E1 tasks:
Analyze, diagnose and isolate failures to software process executables. Cycle processes as required to restore the

system to operations.

Perform reboots of computer systems.Recycle and reload application and COT/GOTS software to reconstitute an operational baseline.

Coordinate with associate contractors for required IT maintenance support.

Analyze, diagnose and isolate hardware failures to LRU. Replace failed LRU and verify system operability prior to

returning the system to operations.

Document problems.

Coordinate with Operations to schedule and execute preventive and corrective maintenance.

Perform basic System Administration functions.

Initiate and document/track return or repair of hardware items.

Execute inventory management and property control.

Support the integration, installation and test of new or modified capabilities.

Support system monitoring.

Review RFCs, CDRLs to assess impacts.

Preferred Qualifications:
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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