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

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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?

If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work than the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to support an IT infrastructure network consolidation program in Fairfax, VA. The Systems Administrator will be a member of the Payload and Ground Systems Software and Digital Eastern Region homeroom. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to design, develop, produce and sustain product lines across while providing a decisive advantage to our customer's missions.

The System Administrator position will be located in Fairfax, VA.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

A Systems Administrator maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

The candidates will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following tasks:

• Deploy/test monthly patch updates to Linux/Window machines

• Deploy, manage, maintain, and support Microsoft Window servers and workstations

• Create and configure VMs with VMWare vSphere

• Create user accounts and administer user privileges within active directory

• Deploy/test monthly patch updates (rpms) to RHEL servers

• Assist with implementation of automated processes or functions to improve daily operations as directed

• Assist with implementation of technical security technology and IT projects

• Manage/Deploy AV server and client products

• Integrate updated management/monitoring tools

• Collaborate in authoring system documentation and procedures

Job Category : Information Technology