Northrop Grumman Linux Systems Administrator 2 (18-113) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial

customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) was selected by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to participate on the Missile Defense National Team. This team was chartered to develop a Ballistic Missile Defense System for the United

States. Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) serves as Northrop Grumman Mission Systems' focal point for all activities associated with missile defense, including Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications

(C2BMC), simulation & modeling, systems engineering, and target discrimination.

We are seeking an experienced Linux Systems Administrator for the C2BMC program, located in Colorado Springs, CO.

This position is the primary point of contact for the management of RHEL-based infrastructure and development systems that includes, but is not limited to, the following: Active directory integration Clearcase, File servers, Application servers, Web servers, and DNS. In addition, this position is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Linux environment to include, but not limited to the following:

-Responsible for ensuring security updates and patches are current

-Responsible for adding, maintaining and deleting user accounts

-Responsible for completing and documenting all required security audits

-Responsible for managing and maintaining interfaces between MS Windows, Linux systems and Unix systems

-Responsible for creating, maintaining and deleting security groups

-Responsible for configuring desktops and servers to meet security requirements Responsible for creating and maintaining server configuration documentation

-Responsible for creating and maintaining Linux, Unix sys admin processes and procedures

  • Responsible for ensuring all Linux, Unix data is backed up and restoring data as necessary

  • Responsible for ensuring disaster recovery processes and procedures are accurate and current and are complied with

-Responsible for monitoring server capacity such as: disk, CPU, memory

-Responsible for managing and maintaining servers, to include performance tuning

-Assist with managing all IT resources within the Linux, Unix lab environments, to include software licenses

  • Responsible for installing, managing and maintaining server based applications such as Clearcase

  • Responsible for managing and maintaining data storage

  • Responsible for installing and configuring servers

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS

  • Assist with Windows sys admin tasks,user desktop support,desktop moves, adds and changes, hardware asset management, creating and maintaining helpdesk processes and procedures,managing and maintaining network switches and routers, managing and maintaining firewalls, and maintaining network printers

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degreein a related discipline with 5 years of relevant work experience; or 9 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Must posses a Security+ certification.

  • Excellent team player excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • 5 years of increasing responsibility in multi-system, multi-platform, Systems Administration.

  • Experience managing a development server infrastructure to include daily operations, security management, corporate compliance, and services administration.

  • Standard knowledge of Information Protection server compliance requirements for Unix/Linux servers and workstations.

  • Proven project management, process improvement, and documentation skills.

  • Technical Skill Required: Linux system administration (Solaris SPARC desirable), Backup and Recovery, Technical writing, Secure Implementations, Linux scripting, Ansible playbook development and management. Desired skills: STIG compliance via Ansible, selinux, OpenShift, OpenStack, Multi Factor Authentication, NetApp OnTap, VMware vSphere 6, Red Hat Certified Expert (RHCE), Red Hat repository administration, QAS/VAS, HP C7000 configuration/update/manage.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired skills: STIG compliance via Ansible, selinux, OpenShift, OpenStack, Multi Factor Authentication, NetApp OnTap, VMware vSphere 6, Red Hat Certified Expert (RHCE), Red Hat repository administration, QAS/VAS, HP C7000 configuration/update/manage.

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.