Windows Systems Administrator 4
Requisition ID: R10005483 Category: Information Technology Location: Linthicum - MD, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Polygraph Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions Available: 1 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. 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 will 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. Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in Linthicum, MD. Essential Functions : Perform as Senior Windows System Administrator on large classified government contracts. Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral formats. Support the system design and operations of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, desktop technicians, project managers, end users, Gov. customer and IT management. Ensure necessary compliance tasks are completed; direct others as necessary. Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems. 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. Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact. Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed. Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components. Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions. Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases. Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM). Prepare security documentation for Cyber Security team. Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts. Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Basic Qualifications: 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. Active Top Secret/SCI clearance and Counterintelligence (CI-Scope) Polygraph required. Candidate must agree to submit and successfully complete a CI-Scope Polygraph reexamination as a condition to retain access to special program(s). Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DOD 8570 security certification. Certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. Experience operating under and managing systems within ICD-503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments. Experience gathering systems requirements. Experience designing complex computer systems. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment. Windows Operating Systems support experience. Strong working knowledge of Windows Domain support. Ability to scan then patch and harden Windows systems following security guidelines. Ability to support and troubleshot remote nodes. Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed. Preferred Qualifications: Microsoft Certification for current versions. Strong working knowledge of virtual technologies including VMware. Experience with hyper converged infrastructure technologies including Nutanix and NetApp Knowledge of Cisco network equipment. Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS). ESSysAdmin Salary Range: 108900 - 163300 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date. 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.