Northrop Grumman Corporation
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Systems Administrator 2
at Northrop Grumman Corporation
Job Reference #: 18025315
At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
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The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
The Missile Defense Space Center (MDSC) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Systems Administrator based out of Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
The Systems Administrator primary duties include installing, troubleshooting, updating/patching, and maintenance of virtualized Linux environments, lab assets, & IT infrastructure. Candidate will sustain operational uptime on Red Hat Linux systems and provide daily support for hardware and software issues, data recovery, system upgrades, software upgrades, and configuration issues.
Using reporting tools like ACAS and SCAP scans, System Administrator will perform security hardening on systems using DoD STIGs and other best practice security guidelines.
Secondary duties will include sustainment of Windows infrastructure (Windows 10, Windows 2012r2, and Windows 2016) on multiple networks to include group policy management, account creation, software troubleshooting, and active directory administration.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
- 3 Years with Bachelors; 1 Year with Masters or 8 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
- Active SECRET Security Clearance
- Must have Security with Continuing Education (CE) or equivalent certification under DoD 8570.01-M
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
- Experience with Linux System Administration in a multi-user networked environment
- Experience in Virtualization technology (VMWare)
- Experience as administrator using Ansible, IPA/IDM identity management systems, Red Hat Satellite, and other hardware technologies
- In-depth experience in Operations and Maintenance activities of IT infrastructure
- Experience working with vendors to expedite installations and repairs to ensure maximum uptime
- Experience utilizing cybersecurity software applications such as SCC, ACAS, and HBSS.
- Experience with network device management
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
- Health Plan
- Savings Plan
- Paid Time Off
- Additional benefits
- Education Assistance
- Training and Development
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.