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Northrop Grumman Linux System Integrator in Newport, Rhode Island

We are seeking a Linux System Integrator to perform system integration, system administration, system engineering and cyber security for submarine training systems for the U. S. Navy located at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI. This position is located in Newport, RI.

Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for this position are to perform system integration and installations of training systems that support the Naval Submarine and Surface Ship fleets. Qualified applicants should have engineering experience related to design, development and integration. Job responsibilities are:

  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, system services, application software and system management tools for Linux and Windows based systems, both natively and within virtual machines

  • Monitor and test application performance to identify issues with installation and performance and to identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement fixes

  • Troubleshoot complex computer systems and networking to diagnose and suggest/implement potential solutions

  • Develop and support a complex build process organized to ensure correct and repeatable integration and delivery

  • Write and maintain custom scripts to streamline system builds, installations and testing to reduce human intervention time on repeatable tasks

  • Propose process improvements to reduce installation time and increase reliability while ensuring system security

  • Support physical hardware installation of IT computing equipment and cabling at both local and remote sites


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other related field and 3 years' experience performing system engineering and integration

  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance (U.S. citizenship required)

  • Demonstrated skills in Linux operating systems, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL or Community Enterprise Operating System (CentOS) distribution

  • Experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux and to a lesser extent Microsoft Windows based environments

  • Scripting skills (e.g., bash shell scripts, Python, Perl or similar)

  • Experience with software deployment technologies, e.g., Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) and YUM

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active security clearance at the Secret level or above

  • Current IAT Level I Certifications

  • Network+ Security+ Linux+ Linux and Cisco Certifications

  • Networking knowledge (OSI Network Layers, TCP/IP, DHCP)

  • Computer/electronics hardware knowledge

  • Intel server configurations

  • Cisco switch/router configurations

  • KVM architectures

  • Experience with system build automation tools (Linux kickstart, Puppet, Windows Deployment Server (WDS))

  • Configuration management experience with both centralized and distributed version control systems (e.g., SVN and Git) and the best practices for using them, as well as familiarity with different software CM development workflows, branching and merging strategies

  • Experience with virtualization technologies, preferably Red Hat KVM (e.g., Red Hat KVM, VMware, libvirt/virsh)

  • Experience with Submarine Tactical Systems, at the operation level and/or build/deployment level

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering