Principal Cyber Systems Administrator

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Northrop Grumman
Security, Network, Management, Linux
Full Time

Job Description

Information Technology


Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information Security organization supporting the Intelligence and Incident Response Team infrastructure deployed to the Northrop Grumman Managed Network (NGMN). Northrop Grumman's Intelligence and Response (I&R) team, is tasked with a unique cyber mission to provide counterintelligence and cyber threat protection to Northrop Grumman's intellectual property, networks and sensitive data against a variety of highly skilled adversaries.

The I&R team is looking for an experienced and highly motivated system administrator to join our Operations Support team and assist with installing hardware and software, maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting various mission critical systems. These solutions support and integrate with various operating system platforms within the NGMN.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Management of Linux servers, storage devices, and networking equipment
Enforcing server security policies
Managing back-ups and replication schemes
Automating the management and monitoring of systems
Analyzing vendor products and making recommendations to purchase hardware and software.
Generate reports on operational problems, plans, and progress.
Write or contribute to standard operating procedures and other documents.
This shall include providing status on all non-recurring projects and infrastructure activities, ensuring that all formal processes, procedures and work instructions are followed appropriately, and that all customer requirements are met by all engineering designs and installations.

Work outside of normal work hours to support operational requirements as needed is required. Occasional travel within the US and possibly abroad to NG facilities and data centers is required.

Company Information

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit our site.

Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 20015415
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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