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Northrop Grumman Space Linux System Administrator in Baltimore, Maryland

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Do you want to work at an international company with endless opportunities for growth and advancement? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will define what's possible?

We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you! Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation's safety.

As a Space Linux System Administrator, you will:

  • Work in an agile based team consisting of systems administrators, systems engineers, hardware engineers, and software engineers

  • Build large, integrated hardware systems from bare metal including racking, cabling, powering, initializing systems

  • Support the integration and test of hardware and software subsystems

  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system; including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management

  • Mentor and train junior systems administrators

  • Update Windows WSUS servers for monthly patching and virus scanning

  • Create and maintain administrator and user accounts through Windows Domain Controller

  • Create and maintain system documentation

  • Perform tuning system performance

  • Install system wide software and allocate mass storage space

  • Perform backups and recovery as required

Qualifications:

This position may be filled at a higher level based on the basic qualifications as specified below:

Basic Qualifications:

BQ's for a Principal Linux System Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with 6 years of related experience in systems administration; 4 years with a Master's degree; 2 years with a PhD; 10 years of related experience in lieu of a degree

  • Experienced Linux System Administration for Red Hat/CentO - with Red Hat Certified System Administrator or no less than 3 years' experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with virtualization technologies, including VMware within a virtualized environment.

  • Good communication skills

  • Active TS/SCI with FSP polygraph clearance required to start

BQ's for a Sr. Principal Linux System Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with 10 years of related experience in systems administration; 8 years with a Master's degree; 6 years with a PhD; 14 years of related experience in lieu of a degree

  • Experienced Linux System Administration for Red Hat/CentO - with Red Hat Certified System Administrator or no less than 3 years' experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with virtualization technologies, including VMware within a virtualized environment

  • Good communication skills

  • Active TS/SCI with FSP polygraph clearance required to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with satellite ground station hardware system administration

  • Experience with NetApp storage solutions

  • Experience with installing and configuring Docker containers

  • Experience with Kubernetes

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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