Systems Administrator

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Northrop Grumman
Full Time

Job Description

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 the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader.

At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Systems Administrator based out of San Diego, CA.

What You'll get to Do:
  • Perform troubleshooting for technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solution.
  • Deploys, maintains and monitors network gear to include switches, servers, firewalls, etc. De-bugs network-related problems.
  • Working knowledge of routing protocols, network address assignments and routing configurations. Performs a variety of technical tasks to assist engineers with electronic systems.
  • Document maintenance and repair procedures for developing government computing system.
  • Provide logistics guidance to support system maturation.
  • Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Install and configure Windows/Linux servers, setting up and maintaining DNS/Exchange/Active Directory supporting and maintaining virtual environments, and troubleshooting problems with deployed systems
  • Manage daily break/fix scenarios/ updates, backups, and other problems that arise
  • 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.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM field and a minimum of 3 years related work experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with DoD computers/systems/electronics
  • Specific experience required in one or more of the following: Linux (Red Hat), Unix, Windows, (2000, XP, server), Cisco networks
  • Experienced IT administrator with LAN/WAN technologies
  • Some experience in DoD logistics products
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have a minimum active interim secret clearance. (US Citizenship Required)
  • Meet DoD 8570 certification requirements (e.g., Security+ certification, CISSP) OR ability to obtain one within 6 months
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (required for IA Cert Level I)
  • MCSE certification and/or other network related training
  • Information Assurance (IA) Certification Level I
  • A+ Certification
  • Knowledge of SunOS and Java desired
  • Experience in virtual imaging /system deployment / disc imaging a plus
  • Experience in writing procedures/technical documents
  • Navy Configuration management and or logistics management experience desired
  • Microsoft / CISCO certifications or DIACAP training a plus
  • Navy or Coast Guard experience a plus
Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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 most positions.

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 : R10042356
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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