Windows/VMware Systems Administrator 2/3

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Northrop Grumman
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Full Time

Job Description

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

Perform as Windows/VMware Systems Administrator for a large classified government contract.
Communicate effectively within the organization, occasionally with other organizations or external customers, in written and oral format.
Assist with the 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 system administrator assignments are completed.
Assist with implementing system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
Assist with backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection system and update virus definitions on a routine basis.
Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
Assist with testing new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
Assist with development and documentation of technical processes and procedures as needed.
Research recommendations to purchase hardware, software, and system components.
Support meetings/discussions with vendors; assist with evaluation of vendor products/services, making valuable 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).
Assist with preparing security documentation for input to Computer Security.
Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
Work under direct supervision of tasks and duties

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications listed below.

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Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

Associate's degree with 4 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience, or Master's degree with 0 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
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Currently active Top Secret\SCI with CI polygraph clearance.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a full scope/lifestyle polygraph, upon customer request, as a condition of continued employment.
Ability to maintain required security clearance.
Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment.
Windows or VMware Operating Systems support experience.
Basic PC hardware repair experience.
Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification.
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
Travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
Associate's degree with 7 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, or a Master's degree with 3 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
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Currently active Top Secret\SCI with CI polygraph clearance.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a full scope/lifestyle polygraph, upon customer request, as a condition of continued employment.
Ability to maintain required security clearance.
Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment.
Windows or VMware Operating Systems support experience.
Basic PC hardware repair experience.
Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification.
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
Travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Windows Server management experience.
Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions.
VMWare experience with current versions.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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 : 20015635
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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