Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator 4 in Aurora, Colorado

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The SBIRS team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a System Administrator 4 based out of Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

  • This position provides Windows system administrator (SA) support, including server/client installation, integration and

  • configuration of systems, as well as development and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • The SA will work in a customer-owned facility

  • This is a day-staff position that may require infrequent after-hour duties as assigned by the SA team lead due to the

  • nature of maintaining 24/7 information systems.

  • Install/configure Windows operating systems and software applications

  • Configure Windows OS security setting/parameters in accordance DISA security requirements

  • Install Windows OS security patches and antivirus software updates

  • Group Policy Management

  • Create/manage Windows user accounts and security groups

  • Manager password and SmartCard maintenance

  • Schedule and monitor data backups

  • Perform periodic inventory of assigned IT assets and update IT asset management databases

  • Diagnose and resolve hardware/software problems/issues

  • Create scripts to automate system administration tasks

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 10 years of experience; AA/AS Degree with 12 years of experience;8 years with Masters, or 14 years relevant experience in lieu of degree

  • Configure, administer, and maintain computer systems (Such as: Windows 7, Windows 10, Server 2008 R2, Server

  • 2012R2, Server 2016, Active Directory, etc...)

  • Active TS/SCI clearance and be able to maintain clearance

  • Some travel required between Aurora, Boulder, & Colorado Springs, CO

  • Ability to make decisions that impact the organization's credibility, operations and services

  • Current DoD 8570 IAT level II approved certification (Security+CE) or the ability to obtain an IAT level II certification within 90 days of start date.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Current DoD 8570 IAT level II approved certification (Security+CE)

  • Net Software development with Visual Studio

  • MS SQL Server development and administration

  • Load-balancing web servers

  • Cisco Call Manager

  • Cherwell ITSM

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth

and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and

control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development


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.