Windows Systems Administrator (2nd Shift)
Requisition ID: R10010834Category: Information TechnologyLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: PolygraphTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 2nd Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 2At 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 "A cents € 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.Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area. The position will work a 2nd shift schedule.Essential Functions:Perform as a Windows Systems Administrator for a large classified government contract.Communicate effectively within the organization, occasionally with other organizations or external customers, in written and oral format.Assist with the 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.Support multiple networks; ensure necessary system administrator assignments are completed.Assist with implementing system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.Assist with backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection system and update virus definitions on a routine basis.Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.Assist with testing new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.Assist with the development and documentation of technical processes and procedures as needed.Research recommendations to purchase hardware, software, and system components.Support meetings/discussions with vendors; assist with evaluation of vendor products/services, making valuable 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).Assist with preparing security documentation for input to Computer Security.Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.Work under direct supervision of tasks and duties.Basic Qualifications:Associate's degree and 4 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience, or Master's degree and 0 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.Active Top Secret security clearance with CI polygraph.Ability to maintain an active security clearance.Ability to be cleared to special access programs.Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date.Experience managing Network Solutions.Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.Preferred Qualifications:Full-scope polygraph.Windows Server management experience.Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions. - VMWare experience with current versions.Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Windows/Splunk). - Rudimentary Scripting experience.Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.DoD 8570/8140 certification in primary OS (Windows).ESSysAdminSalary Range: 70900 - 106300Employees 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 (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.