Principal Windows Systems Administrator

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Northrop Grumman
Windows, System, PC, IT, Test, Systems, Security, Manager, Computer
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

Information Technology


At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Expand your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies. Join us on the edge.... the Cutting Edge!

Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Services organization is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the San Diego, CA area.

Roles and responsibilities include:
  • Perform as a Windows System Administrator for a classified government contract
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format
  • 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 networks. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; 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, 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 input to Computer Security
  • Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts
  • Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions
Develops computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with the company's system architecture standards. Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities. Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.


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 : 20002032
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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