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Northrop Grumman Cyber Systems Administrator 3 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

How do cyber terrorists get past the industry's best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely.

If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then this is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Cyber Systems Administrator 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Description of Position:

The Systems Administrator provides support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems; manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems; provides support to IT systems including: day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client problems; provides second level problem identification, diagnosis and resolutions of problems; provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remain involved in the resolution process; provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers; and possesses experience in one or more systems and architectures and associated hardware: mainframe, mini, or client/server based.

Basic Qualifications:

5 years of Linux/Windows system administration (testing, operating, maintaining, and loading OS/software)

Physical and virtual networking background

Deployment of network switches, firewalls, servers and VPNs

IAT Level 2 compliance (Security + CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security

Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional system administration experience on projects with similar environments may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. Associates requires two (2) additional years.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with full-scope polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work across project teams

Proficient organization and communication skills

Knowledge of routing protocols

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology