Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator 4 in Aurora, Colorado

Systems Administrator 4

Requisition ID: 18002403

Location(s): United States-Colorado-Aurora

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

Are you looking to join a growing, dynamic team supporting a critical mission for the Intelligence Community? Do you enjoy systems administration and creating solutions for complex system problems? Northrop Grumman Missions Systems (NGMS) Sector is seeking a Systems Administrator 4 to join a large software development team at our Aurora, CO location.

Our program has a need for a self-motivated, hardworking System Administrator 4 capable of working on an agile, development program. The individual needs to be comfortable supporting incremental software deliveries that could require reconfiguration and continuous restructuring /builds of the current infrastructure as new baselines are delivered. Selected candidates will initially be responsible for: Enterprise level automation and management of Linux systems; COTs SW installs; and Security Hardening. The ideal candidate will develop solutions to moderate problems, utilizing ingenuity and general direction or oversight. The candidate must understand how their tasks fit within the overall program goals and perform their work accordingly.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years’ experience with Bachelors; 8 years’ experience with Masters; or 14 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Active TS/SSBI

  • Expert background in Linux administration, particularly RedHat

  • Experience with VMware

  • CompTIA Security CE Certification or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT II or III certification or ability to obtain CompTIA Security CE Certification or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT II or III certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with CI Poly

  • A strong understanding of code development and scripting utilizing Python, Ruby and bash

  • Hands-on experience with automation/configuration management using Ansible, Chef, or Puppet

  • Experience performing system backups, maintaining archives, and data recovery

  • Experience working with Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage

  • Experience with LDAP

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.

Title: Systems Administrator 4

Location: Colorado-Aurora

Requisition ID: 18002403