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Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator/ Principal Systems Administrator in Fairfax, Virginia

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSS) is seeking an experienced System Administrator to support our space programs. The candidate will be a member of the Engineering-Eastern Region homeroom. Our Engineering team provides the skills and innovative technologies to design, develop, produce and sustain program and product lines across the space and ground systems domain while delivering a decisive advantage to our customer's missions. This position will be located in Fairfax, VA

The engineer will support a major program segment in support of a restricted customer and their role and responsibility includes:

•Devise solutions to complex problems and work with minimal direction or oversight.

•Understand how tasks fit within the overall objectives of the program and must perform work in accordance with these objectives.

•Engage with company leadership, external business partners, and customers, as required to communicate technical information regarding the program.

•Collaborate with engineers, project managers, users, and InfoSec stakeholders to determine current/future needs/requirements.

•Ensure data integrity by evaluating vendor products, proposing, implementing and maintaining software and hardware solutions.

•Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use and maintenance of computing resources.

•Perform audits as directed by the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).

•Supports the integration and test of hardware, software, subsystems, and systems in a test environment

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

•Create and maintain administrator and user accounts, maintain system documentation, tune system performance, install system wide software and allocate mass storage space, perform backup recovery as needed.

The positions are normally day shift hours, but there will be periods where off hours work will be required. The Candidate will be required to be part of an on-call rotation

•Devise solutions to complex problems and work with minimal direction or oversight.

•Understand how tasks fit within the overall objectives of the program and must perform work in accordance with these objectives.

•Engage with company leadership, external business partners, and customers, as required to communicate technical information regarding the program.

•Collaborate with engineers, project managers, users, and InfoSec stakeholders to determine current/future needs/requirements.

•Ensure data integrity by evaluating vendor products, proposing, implementing and maintaining software and hardware solutions.

•Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use and maintenance of computing resources.

•Perform audits as directed by the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).

•Supports the integration and test of hardware, software, subsystems, and systems in a test environment

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

•Create and maintain administrator and user accounts, maintain system documentation, tune system performance, install system wide software and allocate mass storage space, perform backup recovery as needed.

The positions are normally day shift hours, but there will be periods where off hours work will be required. The Candidate will be required to be part of an on-call rotation.

Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Level 2 or Level 3 (Principal) Basic qualifications for a System Admin Must have 3 years with Bachelors 0 with masters Experience in Linux Administration. •Active Top Secret clearance with Polygraph and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance.• Cloud experience • Proven experience with basic scripting languages such as, PowerShell and bash scripting.

• Experience installing, configuring, patching, IA/Security hardening and tuning, and monitoring of enterprise-level variants of Windows and/or Linux systems.

• Experience with Wide-Area networks (WANs), Local-Area networks (LANs), TCP/IP, DNS, NIS, Active Directory, Apache Tomcat or other web application servers Basic qualifications for a Principle Sytem admin

Must have 5 years with Bachelors 3 with masters and 0 PHD Experience in Linux Administration.Cloud Experience •Active Top Secret clearance with Polygraph and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance. • Proven experience with basic scripting languages such as, PowerShell and bash scripting.

• Experience installing, configuring, patching, IA/Security hardening and tuning, and monitoring of enterprise-level variants of Windows and/or Linux systems.

• Experience with Wide-Area networks (WANs), Local-Area networks (LANs), TCP/IP, DNS, NIS, Active Directory, Apache Tomcat or other web application servers

Preferred Qualifications:

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.

Job Category : Administrative Services

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