Principal Linux/Windows Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman
Annapolis Junction, MD
Apr 03, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Full Time
Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows/Linux Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area. Roles and responsibilities will include: A cents € cents Perform primarily as a Linux System Administrator for a classified government contract.A cents € cents Perform Windows System Administrator duties as required for a classified government contract. A cents € cents Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and external customers, in written and oral format. A cents € cents Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management. A cents € cents Support multiple networks. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary. A cents € cents Analyze internal and external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems. A cents € cents Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management. A cents € cents Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis. A cents € cents Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists. A cents € cents Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact. A cents € cents Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed. A cents € cents Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, and system components. A cents € cents Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions. A cents € cents Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases. A cents € cents Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM). A cents € cents Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security. A cents € cents Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts. A cents € cents Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.A cents € cents Travel to customer locations or other Northrop Grumman facilities to deploy, test and/or troubleshoot computer systems.A cents € cents Coordinate plans of action & activities with peer administrators, security teams, other Northrop employees, and customer representatives. ESCSOESLinux/WindowsESBaltimoreQualifications:Basic Qualifications: A cents € cents Associate's degree and 7 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience, or Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.A cents € cents Current Security+ CE, CISSP, CASP, or similar certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.A cents € cents US citizenship.A cents € cents Active DoD Secret clearance.A cents € cents Ability to maintain an active DoD clearance.A cents € cents Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.A cents € cents Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.A cents € cents Experience managing the Windows Server OS, including the design of a Windows domain architecture, Active Directory administration, implmentation of GPOs, creation of operational policies/procedures, and applying appropriate user permissions. A cents € cents Experience managing the Red Hat Operating System, both stand-alone workstations as well as networked workstations, preferrably as part of a Windows domain environment. A cents € cents Experience administering a virtualized server & client environment using ESXi & VMWare.Preferred Qualifications: A cents € cents Bachelor's or Master's degree in an IS related field.A cents € cents Experience administering systems in NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, and/or JSIG environments.A cents € cents DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco). A cents € cents Experience administering Windows Server 2012/2016 & Windows 10 clients. A cents € cents Experience managing Windows client/server domains/forests, including DNS, DHCP, and certificates (CA). A cents € cents Experience managing Active Directory components & Group Policy Objects (GPOs). A cents € cents Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator / Engineer certification(s).A cents € cents Experience managing Redhat Linux server environment.A cents € cents Redhat System Administration certification(s).A cents € cents Implementation, configuration, and/or administration of Redhat Satellite Server (v5 and/or v6).A cents € cents Experience building custom "RPM" software packages for Redhat platforms. A cents € cents Solid understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs.A cents € cents Cisco hardware experience; Cisco certification.A cents € cents Experience with NAS storage device (preferably NetApp) administration (ONTAP 8.x or higher ; CDOT).A cents € cents Solid understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities; harden Windows and/or Redhat systems per RMF and STIGs.A cents € cents VMware and ESXi (6.x or higher) configuration and management experience.A cents € cents Experience with environment monitoring tools (HBSS, Solarwinds, Splunk, IDS/IPS). A cents € cents Experience with the Certification & Accreditation process. A cents € cents Solid writing skills; use of Wiki pages and Sharepoint sites for central documentation management. A cents € cents Currently active Top Secret/SCI clearance. 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 /EEO. US Citizenship is required for most positions.PandoLogic. Keywords: System Administrator, Location: Annapolis Junction, MD - 20701

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