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Northrop Grumman GBSD Principal Systems Administrator / Sr GBSD Principal Systems Administrator in Bellevue, Nebraska

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Systems Administrator. This position will be located in Bellevue, Nebraska and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This position can be staffed at either the Principal or the Sr. Principal level depending on the candidate's experience. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Work on systems administration related issues with hardware and software for different network environments.

  • Assist in creating solutions for hardware configurations

  • Propose system administration process improvement to reduce overall maintenance requirements by working with the design team and manufacturers.

  • Performs system administration for publication software and publishing systems.

  • Determines systems requirements, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system configuration.

  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves program support deficiencies.

  • Develops and recommends corrective actions.

  • May provide technical guidance for database administrators and software developers.

"As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Principal Software Engineer: Bachelor's degree with 5 years of related experience; 3 years with a Master's degree; 0 years with a PhD;

  • Sr. Principal Software Engineer: A minimum 9 years of related experience with a Bachelor's in Science; 7 years with a Master's; 4 years with a PhD

  • Active DoD Secret clearance with a re-investigation date occurring in the last 5.5 years.

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Top Secret/SCI clearance with a re-investigation date occurring in the last 5.5 years.

  • Experience with VMware

  • Knowledge of DevSecOps principals

  • Experience with AIX Operating Systems

  • Agile methodology experience

  • Experience in Shell scripting - bash, ruby, perl

  • Experience with Chef automation

  • Experience with Windows Enterprise server

  • Experience with LogRhythm

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