At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
NG- Military Internship Program Description:
As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.
The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members .
Responsibilities for this internship position are:
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.
Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.
Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.
DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:
Has served at least 180 days on active duty
Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
Will receive an honorable discharge
Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.
Job Description :
Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals. This position is located in Redondo Beach, CA .
Roles and responsibilities include:
Perform as a Windows Systems Administrator for an classified network working in a on-premise environment.
Manage and maintain secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Windows servers and workstations support aircraft R&D organization.
Support a physical and virtual server infrastructure.
Install, harden, and patch Windows operating systems.
Develop and document technical procedures.
Read, modify, and create shell script and scripts in various other languages.
Learn new technologies on own and work effectively independently, while still coordinating actions as required.
Interact with and successfully utilize boards-of-approval to maintain required security controls and configuration management.
Perform technical research on Information Technology topics, as requested, and produce presentations and recommendations.
Occasional travel to customer or other Northrop Grumman sites in support of troubleshooting, testing, and deployment activities.
Lead actions with peer systems administrators, network administrators, security teams, and software and hardware engineers.
Lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Work after hours and weekends as needed.
Associate's degree and 4 years of experience; Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience OR Master's degree and 0 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.
Must have or the ability to obtain IAM Level I certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater within 6 months of start date.
Must have an Active DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher.
Must have the ability to obtain special access programs.
Must have experience managing Windows Server OS in a domain architecture.
Must have experience with designing Windows domain architectures, including but not limited to Active Directory, GPOs, Policies, and permissions.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in IS related field.
Active DoD Top Secret clearance.
Experience with STIG operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy Management, and patching using WSUS.
Experience with Servers and storage hardware installation and maintenance.
An understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities; experience hardening Windows per RMF and STIGs.
HyperVisor configuration and management experience.
Understanding of Cisco switches and basics understanding of LAN and WAN networking
Windows 10 administration experience; Windows Server 2016/2019 experience; Group Policies (GPOs) experience; Active Directory management experience.
Good writing skills and use of Sharepoint sites for documentation.
DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux).
Salary Range: $74,900 - $112,300
The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.