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Northrop Grumman Computer Systems Architect in Colorado Springs, Colorado



The Enhanced Polar System Recapitalization Control and Planning Segment (EPS-R CAPS) is accepting applications for an experienced Computer Systems Architect (CSA) familiar with Polar Secure MILSATCOM mission requirements. The candidate will provide direct support to the development, deployment and Interim Contractor Support of the EPS-R CAPS program and advisory support to the sustainment of the legacy Enhanced Polar System Control and Planning Segment (EPS CAPS) program.

The primary duties of the CSA are to provide virtualization subject matter expertise, troubleshooting and implementation support of heavily virtualized ground system components used to command MILSATCOM payloads.

Additional responsibilities include supporting the technical staff with implementation of new hardware and overseeing Firmware updates to system components. This effort includes working with technical staff to oversee obsolescence and equipment testing/validation, performing hardware failure analysis and support the maintaining of HLA and SLA of equipment over four geographic locations. Responsibilities include support to proposals, RFI responses and Contract Deliverables as required in support of program and business unit objectives.

Additional CSA responsibilities include providing backup Integrated Program Team (IPT) support to the SAFB Site Manager. This support includes performing technical briefings to customer representatives, ensuring performance to schedule milestones and supporting risk and opportunity management pertaining to the Hardware, Logistics and Deployment IPT.

The CSA supports segment and system level testing and operations, provides risk assessments, trend analysis and provides recommended solutions to the technical staff and is also responsible for providing current system status to the EPS/CAPS Site Manager. The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

25% CONUS and OCONUS travel is required

Job Category : Engineering