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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Sys Admin (Secret) in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

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?

We are looking for team members who want to solve interesting, complex problems, which protect our nation. Your talents and passion are most important to us. If you don't know a language, program, or platform, we will teach you! Become a part of our enthusiastic teams where we have fun working together and take pride in our contributions to the nation's safety.

What You'll get to Do:

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Systems Administrator to support the EPS-R CAPS program. The successful candidate must have the ability to solve technical problems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned primarily focused on Networking Equipment and RedHat and Windows. This systems administrator will be expected to maintain and support the design, development, and testing of program computing assets. This position requires knowledge of Cisco and VMware ESXi administration, backup technology, and network connectivity. Experience with implementation of DoD Cybersecurity requirements is highly desired. A working knowledge of, and experience with IP networking and general computing is a plus.

What does success look like?

As a successful employee, you will:

  • Be an active and integral member of your team

  • Channel your enthusiasm to innovate

  • Be part of a supportive team that develops and deploys technologies that matter to our national security

  • Work with agility, flexibility, and collaboration to explore creative ideas

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Education Assistance

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of related experience; Master's Degree with 8 years of related experience; or 4 additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Experience with and understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.

  • Experience administering Windows and Redhat Linux Servers and/or VMware ESXi systems including installation and configuration of the operating system, user administration, backup and restoration, and troubleshooting functional issues

  • Knowledge of scripting

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment and be able to adapt quickly to change.

  • Proficiency in MS Office including PowerPoint and Visio.

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • Active Secret Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with agile software build tools, such as Jenkins and Bitbucket

  • Experience with Ansible.

  • Knowledge of Python and PowerShell scripting.

  • Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.

  • Knowledge of Windows LDAP, VMWare, and SAN storage systems.

  • VMWare experience with current version.

  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/ACAS/Splunk).

  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.

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 : Information Technology