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Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator in San Angelo, Texas

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a UNIX Systems Administrator (SA) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in transforming the future of information technology and public health. This position is located in San Angelo, TX and supports the State Of Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System (TIERS) program. Become part of Northrop Grumman's team that supports this State of Texas HHSC TIERS Program. The qualified applicant will have an intermediate level UNIX knowledge primarily in RHEL 6.x and higher with some Solaris 11 or other forms of UNIX and working closely with the customer team to develop and maintain systems to specifications. The UNIX SA will provide coordinated support using ITIL and agile processes to Northrop Grumman's standards with other team members which are primarily based in Austin, TX.

This position is part of a 24x7 on-call rotation in which on-site presence at the data center is required when needed. Selected candidate should live local to San Angelo to support required data calls.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems Management, or closely related discipline with a minimum of 2 years of applied experience. An additional 4 years of applied experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor's degree requirement.

Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting Linux servers in a large datacenter.

Minimum of 2 years or more of virtualization experience using VMware.

Minimum of 2 years of experience using scripting languages (i.e. python, perl, bash, etc.) to automate system administration activities

Minimum of 2 years of experience troubleshooting performance issue on Linux and/or Solaris servers.

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card holder) required

This position requires availability to be on-call 24/7 in support of datacenter operations local to San Angelo, TX.

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of build tools such as Red Hat Satellite and Kickstart as well as package management utilities (yum, rpm, etc.).

Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef or Puppet.

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