Sr. Principal VMWare Systems Engineer

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH

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    Position summary

    rastructure for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH . NASIC is responsible for creating all-source intelligence defining the present and future air, air defense, cyber, space and ballistic missile threats to enable military operations, force modernization, and policy making. Successful candidates will clearly demonstrate strong technical skills with VMware Networking & Security Virtualization (NSX) products as well as broad knowledge of related VMware tools such as vRA, VSC, and others. They should have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

    Summary of Responsibility
    Job duties consist of managing and enhancing NASIC's VMware environment. This will include NSX networking and security implementations, storage and network management, software installing, performance monitoring and optimization activities. The candidate will work to maximize performance, stability, and efficiency of the VMware architecture. They will act as the Networking & Security Virtualization (NSX) expert on a team with other VMware experts in Virtual Storage Console (VSC) and vRealize Automation (vRA).

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 9 years' related experience OR master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 7 years' related experience.
    • U.S. citizenship with active TS/SCI security clearance.
    • Active CompTIA Security+, CASP, or CISSP certification.
    • Expert level experience in VMware Networking & Security Virtualization (NSX).
    • 5+ years of demonstrated experience with modern VMware releases.
    • Excellent problem solving, analytic, and communication skills.
    • Strong understanding of network protocols, security principles, and virtualization technologies.
    • Broad knowledge of systems administration to include VMware, OS, networking, storage, performance tuning, and general administration.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification in NSX.
    • Operating System Certification (Linux+, RHCSA, NCCNA, Net+, VMware Certified, etc.)
    • Virtual Storage Console (VSC) experience
    • vRealize Automation (vRA) experience
    • Scripting experience with vRO (PowerShell, Python, JavaScript).
    • Experience administrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (or equivalent) or above.

    This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

    Salary Range: $121,000 - $181,400

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.