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Northrop Grumman Associate Systems Administrator in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Systems Administrator based out of Redondo Beach, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

Northrop GrummanMission Systems seeks a Systems Administrator to support our large scale computer facility located in Redondo Beach, CA.

This position has a broad set of expectations and job duties with an emphasis on information technology related work (approximately 50%, but can range from 0-100% based on needs). This position will be performing various job duties with most of our departments, such as office work, production organization, data diving, IT related tasks, among others.

For the information technology related work, the job responsibilities will be maintaining 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. Assist end users in resolving hardware and software issues in person, remotely and via phone. Documents, tracks and monitors the problem to facilitate a timely resolution. Install PCs, wireless networks and peripheral devices (such as printers, scanners, mobile/smart phones) related to desktop infrastructure, in accordance with IT standards and protocol. Offer daily operations and systems support to IT personnel. Conduct daily network backup operations. Perform maintenance on systems. Candidate will assist in the setup of developer environments, integrate servers and network gear into racks, deliver computers, run network cabling above and below floors and perform minor troubleshooting for users.

The job responsibilities for non-IT related duties include performing various tasks, such as creating presentations, data diving, organizing various stages of production, review documentation, planning of projects, and others. These duties are expected to change regularly based on the immediate needs of our site. Candidate will perform shipping and receiving functions, database updates and property control, which will include asset tagging, system tracking and software license verifications. Candidate will perform data archiving and restore functions, monitor computing systems/networks and environment ergonomics. Administrative clerical work incidental to machine operations will be required, such as labeling cables, tapes, replenishing specified stock items.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor'sDegree with no experience, or 4 years relevant experience in lieu of acompleted degree

  • CurrentSCI access or current DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtainSCI access

  • Ableto lift 20 lbs

  • Experiencewith Excel

    These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • High-levelproblem-solving skills

  • Analyticaland critical thinking capabilities

  • Stronginterpersonal and collaborative skills

  • Exceptionalwritten and verbal communication skills

  • Abilityto work independently and balance multiple priorities at once

  • Flexibilityto adapt to an ever changing environment and responsibilities

  • Ableto communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, withinternal or external customers, in written and oral format.

  • Strongattention to detail and desire to provide excellent customer service.

  • Advancedknowledge of the Microsoft Office suite

  • Certificationsin Comptia A+ or similar a plus

  • 2+years of experience in computer networks and systems maintenance

  • 3+years of experience on current network operating systems

  • Abilityto meet deadlines and manage stress effectively in high-pressuresituations

  • Abilityto work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment as part of ateam or self-directed

  • Understandingof IT principles and an ability to communicate technical conceptseffectively to a varied audience.

    What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • HealthPlan

  • SavingsPlan

  • PaidTime Off

  • Additionalbenefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

Job Category : Information Technology