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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a qualified Cyber System Administrator for a fast-paced, growing, dynamic program supporting Air Forces customers and other government programs. This position is responsible for System Administration, Cybersecurity, and networking support. Responsibilities:
Implementing and managing system administration and design (e.g. integrating virtual servers and active directory)
Troubleshooting malfunctions, diagnosing failures, determining root cause, developing fix actions, and executing defense-in-depth methodologies
Ensuring system security requirements are established and maintained from test and evaluation through operations
Recommending courses of action during risk assessment, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning
Maintaining and working with other teams to maintain/upgrade labs and various other MAF networks Responsibilities
may also include:
Perform updates and patching of computer systems
Configure, administer and maintain computer systems (Such as: Windows 7, Windows 10, Server 2008 R2, Server
2012R2, Server 2016, Active Directory, Redhat Enterprise Linux)
Configure, administer, and maintain patch deployment and management system
Provide patch management status reporting to management
Configure, monitor, maintain, and administer computer backup and recovery solution
Provide backup and recovery status reporting to management
Make recommendations for solutions to technical problems (e.g. product selection recommendations)
Maintain and operate virtual environments for servers and workstations
Configure system infrastructure software products
Support engineering end user desktop environment
Write standard operating procedure documentation and develop system cold-start documentation
The ideal candidate should be comfortable interacting with other cyber functional areas, internal company management and executives. They should also have a broad knowledge of IT systems, the impacts of system hardening on those systems, and experience diagnosing and resolving issues caused by system hardening. Candidates must be driven, motivated, and hungry to learn and grow.
This requisition may be filled at either the Cyber Systems Administrator or the Principal Cyber Systems Administrator level
Education/Experience for the Cyber Systems Administrator : 3 Years with Bachelors; 1 Year with Masters / 4 additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement
Education/Experience for the Principal Cyber Systems Administrator : 6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Year with Masters / 4 additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement
Basic Qualifications for Both Levels:
Meet DoD 8570 certification requirements (e.g., Security+ certification, CISSP) OR ability to obtain one within 6 months
Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.ship is required and must have current DoD Secret security clearance.
Strong troubleshooting skills.
Develop and update internal documentation for projects and system administrative functions (e.g. procedures, process methodology, and workflow)
Install, update/patch, and maintain software, operating systems, BIOS, firmware and other components.
Demonstrated experience with Windows Deployment Services, Active Directory and Group Policy Management.
Demonstrated experience configuring, installing, and supporting infrastructure critical devices such as file servers, domain controllers, active directories, databases, program gateway servers, firewalls, proxy, etc.
Demonstrates experience with administering and maintaining operating systems (e.g. Windows, ESXi, RedHat)
Demonstrates experience with patch management solutions (e.g. KACE, Windows Server Update Services, System Center Configuration Manager)
Manage baseline configurations to support multiple computing device configurations and support recovery.
Provide support to internal ISSO/ISSM RMF support.
Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.
Research, justify, and plan hardware and software modernization and refurbishments.
Up to 25% of Travel
Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:
Demonstrated knowledge of virtualization at network and server level (e.g. Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi/VSphere)
Demonstrated experience with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator
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