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Northrop Grumman Japan GH Systems Administrator 3/4 (Misawa, Japan) in International Posting,

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working full-time Systems Administrator 3 or 4 for the Japan Global Hawk Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) Program in Misawa, Japan. The Systems Administrator will maintain smooth operations of the Ground Segment consisting of multi-user computer, network, and communication systems installed. Position will require business travel to Palmdale, CA for training prior to deployment (expected deployment to Misawa is Q4 2021). Assignment to Misawa AB will be for at least 2 years and will be accompanied.

Position Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for configuration and maintenance of multi-purpose servers, workstations, and storage arrays in a secure environment

  • Implement recovery procedures to include the backup and potential restoration within agreed timeframes

  • Perform hardware and software installation, configuration, and maintenance

  • Comply with security requirements, which may include routine system checks for Antivirus, logging, and network system services

  • Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists

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

  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed

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

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of relevant work experience or 10 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree

  • Experience with Microsoft Server, Windows domain architectures, Windows Active Directory, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems

  • Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions

  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools

  • Rudimentary scripting experience

  • Must be a US Citizen with current DoD Secret Clearance

  • Able to commit to 2 year overseas assignment to Misawa, Japan

  • Must be able to support the 24/7, fast paced, operations environment and adapt to changing priorities based on mission need

  • Capable of completing assigned work with limited guidance / supervision

  • Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

  • Bachelor's degree and 11 years of relevant work experience or 15 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree

  • Experience with Microsoft Server, Windows domain architectures, Windows Active Directory, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems

  • Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions

  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools

  • Rudimentary scripting experience

  • Must be a US Citizen with current DoD Secret Clearance

  • Able to commit to 2 year overseas assignment to Misawa, Japan

  • Must be able to support the 24/7, fast paced, operations environment and adapt to changing priorities based on mission need

  • Capable of completing assigned work with limited guidance / supervision

  • Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with fielded military IT Systems or Unmanned Systems

  • Hold the following certifications:

  • VM Ware, Microsoft (MCSA or MCSE), CompTIA Security 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 : Information Technology

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