Northrop Grumman Linux/Windows Engineer 3/4 (Mid-Sr.) - TS/SCI w Poly required in Fairfax, Virginia

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has a requirement for a Middle or Senior LevelWindows/Linux Engineer in Fairfax, Va.

The ideal candidate will provide hands on technical skills, with prior experience developing using one or more of the following technologies: Java / J2EE / Enterprise Java solutions, Oracle, Unix/Linux and/or Windows VM environment. This Engineer will work on the Desktop and Collaboration Branch Team in the configuration, installation, documentation, monitoring and maintenance of a Mixed Windows and Linux Environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Develop applications - in a Unix/Linux and Windows VM environment to ensure performance and data availability using full stack java

Apply required updates and patches, monitor and tune system to achieve optimum performance levels, and provide reports to support metrics collection

This position may require occasional off-hours support.


This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications:

Level 3: Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience, a Master's Degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience, a PhD , or a total of 9 years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Level 4: Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 9 years of experience, a Master's Degree and a minimum of 7 years of experience, a PhD and a minimum of 4 years of experience, or a total of 13 years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Active TS/SCI and Polygraph Clearance

Experience with RHEL6/RHEL7 or CentOS6/7

Familiarity with applying CIS lockdowns/DISA STIGs; i.e., mitigating Nessus scan findings or addressing PO&AM findings

Experience developing and consuming SOAP and REST web services for an operational/production environment

Preferred Qualifications:

4+ years' experience supporting Oracle application and database environments

Experience with MQ, MDB, JMS and other messaging technologies

Experience with MySQL

Experience with managing, working, and updating tickets in a very fast paced environment

Experience with AWS; specifically managing EC2 instances, EBS volumes, creating AMIs, EFS, etc.

Knowledge of Chef, Spacewalk (or Red Hat Satellite server), GIT, YUM, etc.)

Oracle Solaris systems; Sun/Oracle Solaris servers a plus

Experience with LDAP servers on FTS; so experience with LDAP is a plus

Solid experience with Linux VMs on FTS; so experience with VMware is also a plus

Must be a team player, self-motivated, self-starter and a quick learner

Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong listening skills

Excellent problem solving, analytical skills

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