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Northrop Grumman SCA Computer Operator 4 (AHT) in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 50% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking an SCA Computer Operator 4 interested in professional and personal advancement prospects in a challenging work environment supporting our U.S. Army Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas . The SCA Computer Operator 4 will help define the future by working side by side with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, U.S. military, and personnel from other Governmental organizations.


  • Supports U.S. Army simulation-based training and employs the Army's Warfighters' Simulation (WARSIM)

  • Prepares WARSIM and its components for operation during MCTP Warfighter Exercises (WFX)

  • Prepares simulation components for shipment to and from training exercise sites across the United States and overseas

  • Builds and distributes hard drive images; installs, configures, and administers servers and client workstations; loads software patches and security updates

  • Sets-up, tests, and monitors the performance of both Microsoft and Red Hat Linux-based servers and workstations, and responds to trouble calls at the exercise training site

  • Installs, configures, and sets-up exercise control and collaboration client computers

  • Conducts routine maintenance of MCTP systems hardware and software

  • Assists with troubleshooting and repairing local area networks

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 2 years of professional and/or administrative experience

  • Associate’s degree

  • Must have or be able to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance, and must have at least a valid interim Secret security clearance in order to start

  • Must have or acquire a valid CompTIA A+ or Security+ certification within 6 months of hire

  • Continuing education in Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)/Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) computing environments is an ongoing requirement

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to travel in the United States and overseas to support simulation-based Army training exercises as needed (up to 50% of the time)

  • Must be able to work on-site at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Helpdesk and/or systems administration experience

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Military experience and knowledge of U.S. Army organizations, systems and operations

  • CompTIA, Microsoft and Red Hat Linux computing environment certifications

Salary Range: $25.66 - $25.66

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.