Sr. Principal Linux Systems Administrator

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Northrop Grumman
Linux, Systems, Test, Security, Manager, Computer
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

Information Technology

Qualifications:

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Linux Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area. Roles and responsibilities will include:

Perform as a Linux Systems Administrator for a classified government contract.
Manage and maintain secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Linux servers and workstations.
Support bare-metal and virtual machines.
Install, harden, and patch Linux operating systems.
Develop and document technical procedures.
Partition disks, create logical volumes, create file systems, and mount file systems in Linux environments.
Read, modify, and create shell script and scripts in various other languages.
Understand basic LDAP and DNS concepts and be able to query these services for information and troubleshoot issues in Linux environments.
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 input to Computer Security.
Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

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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 : 20011022
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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