Principal Cyber Systems Administrator (AHT)

Overview

On Site
USD 101,900.00 - 152,900.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Government contracts
IT management
Problem solving
Configuration Management
File systems
Antivirus
Information systems
Security audit
Cyber security
Server administration
Red Hat Linux
Security+
Health insurance
IMPACT
Training
Linux
Administration
VMware
Network
Management
Backup
Recovery
SAP BASIS
Computer hardware
ISSM
Documentation
Reporting
Security clearance
Microsoft Windows
DoD
Copy editing
Hardening
RMF
STIG
Ansible
Software deployment
VMware ESXi
Firewall
iptables
Insurance
Recruiting

Job Details

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.
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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Systems Administrator for the Virtual Test and Training Center. The location of this position is at Nellis AFB, NV.

Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Perform as a Linux System Administrator on large government contracts.
  • Perform administration on VMware technologies (or related)
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral formats.
  • 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.
  • Able to support multiple domains
  • Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed, and 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.
  • Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis.
  • Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
  • 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, and 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.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of IT experience; Master's degree with 3 years of IT experience; Associate's degree with 7 years of IT experience; OR a HS Diploma or GED with 9 years of IT experience is required
  • Candidate must have active/current Top Secret/SCI clearance to be considered
  • Must have server administration experience with Linux (RedHat Enterprise Linux is preferred)
  • Must have server administration experience with Windows
  • Must have a DOD 8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (example: Security+ CE); OR must have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of start date.
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to support after hours and on weekends as needed.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Higher degree in a STEM-related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) server administration in an SCI classified environment
  • Solid understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities; Experience hardening Linux and Windows systems in accordance with RMF and STIGs
  • Experience with Ansible and the creation and deployment of Playbooks
  • VMware and ESXi (6.x or higher) configuration and management experience
  • Experience with host-based firewall implementations and configuration (Redhat "iptables")
Salary Range: $101,900 - $152,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.