Senior Principal Windows Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman
Linthicum Heights, MD
May 08, 2021
May 18, 2021
Full Time
Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows 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 Windows Systems Administrator for a classified government contract. A cents € cents Manage and maintain secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Windows servers and workstations. A cents € cents Support bare-metal and virtual machines.A cents € cents Install, harden, and patch Windows operating systems.A cents € cents Develop and document technical procedures. A cents € cents Partition disks, create physical & logical volumes, and create file systems.A cents € cents Read, modify, and create shell script and scripts in various other languages.A cents € cents Understand basic LDAP and DNS concepts; be able to query these services to troubleshoot issues in Windows environment.A cents € cents Learn new technologies on own and work effectively independent of others, while still coordinating actions as required.A cents € cents Install and configure COTS software; perform configuration and maintenance in a Windows environment.A cents € cents Interact with and successfully use boards-of-approval to maintain required security controls and configuration management.A cents € cents Perform technical research on Information Technology topics, as requested; produce presentations and recommendations.A cents € cents Occasional travel to customer sites or Northrop Grumman sites to troubleshoot, test, and deploy computer systems.A cents € cents Coordinate actions with peer system administrators, network administrators, security teams, software teams and hardware engineers. ESCSOESBaltimoreQualifications:Basic Qualifications: A cents € cents Associate's degree and 11 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and 9 years of experience, or Master's degree and 7 years of experience; 13 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree. A cents € cents Current Security + CE certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.A cents € cents US citizenship required.A cents € cents Active Secret clearance required.A cents € cents Ability to maintain security clearance.A cents € cents Ability to be cleared to special access programs.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 Windows Server OS. A cents € cents Experience with designing Windows domain architectures (including but not limited to Active Directory, GPOs, Policies, and permissions).Preferred Qualifications: A cents € cents Bachelor's or Master's degree in IS related field.A cents € cents Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.A cents € cents Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment.A cents € cents Server management experience.A cents € cents Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification .A cents € cents Windows domain architecture experience.A cents € cents Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification. A cents € cents Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems.A cents € cents Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions.A cents € cents VMWare experience with current version.A cents € cents Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk).A cents € cents Rudimentary Scripting experience.A cents € cents Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment. A cents € cents Experience with Certification & Accreditation process. A cents € cents DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).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: Linthicum Heights, MD - 21090

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