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Systems Administrator / Principal Systems Administrator-20004340

Location: McClellan
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: SCI
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.

 

 

 

The Engineering & 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!

 

 

 

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Systems Administrator II or Principal Systems Administrator III to support the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Division's Airborne and Terrestrial SIGINT Operating Unit. This position is based in McClellan, CA in the Sacramento area.

You will be part of a team of system administrators supporting development and maintenance of field systems used around the world by the warfighter. This position requires the ability to support up to 70 users, maintain system configurations following configuration management process (to include writing problem reports and working those problems through the CM development process to closure), prioritize user and management requests, and implement network and cross-platform solutions to problem reports and new installations. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a collaborative environment with both system users and other system administrators, communicates well, and excels at multi-tasking various related efforts.
 
Responsibilities include the following:
  • Install hardware/software, configure systems
  • Create automated scripts for installation/configuration and network administration in program development labs and at customer sites
  • Patch systems, scan systems for vulnerabilities (Security Center/Nessus, SCAP), harden systems (DISA STIGS), audit log files, update virus definitions and participate in successful IS accreditations/inspections
  • Plan for and maintain development networks, storage, COTS upgrades, virus definitions and collaboration tools, create and maintain user accounts
  • Design and maintain network infrastructure.
  • Configure network devices such as Cisco routers and switches, firewall and wireless access points
  • Develop network and computer security and testing strategies
  • Document all aspects of various system installation and configuration efforts step-by-step
  • Troubleshoot and recover system
  • Up to 25% travel to customer sites (domestic and international) may be required.

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

Qualifications

This position may be filled as a System Administrator II or Principal Systems Administrator III.

  

Basic Qualifications for System Administrator:

 

  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience, or a Master's degree with 1+ year of relevant work experience. Note: An additional 4+ years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree
  • Must be a US citizen with an Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Experience with cross platform networks consisting of Linux and Windows Server 2008/2012
  • Ability to obtain a Computing Environment certification (Linux, Windows, etc.) in compliance with DOD Directive 8570.01 requirements 

 

 

 

Basic Qualifications for Principal Systems Administrator:

 

  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of relevant work experience, or a Master's degree with 4+ years of relevant work experience. Note: An additional 4+ years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor's degree
  • Must be a US citizen with an Active TS/SCI Clearance 
  • Experience with cross platform networks consisting of Linux and Windows Server 2008/2012  
  • Ability to obtain a Computing Environment certification (Linux, Windows, etc.) in compliance with DOD Directive 8570.01 requirements

  

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Experience with virtualized environments and VMWare products
  • Experience with Linux or Windows scripting languages
  • Familiarity with Information Assurance (IA) processes for various USG classified networks 
  • Experience with Active Directory forests, including root and child domains, Microsoft Exchange
  • CISSP certification
  • Security Plus Certification
  • Active Top Secret SCI Clearance w/ a CI Poly

 

 

 

What We Can Offer You:

 

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

 

 

 

Health Plan

 

 

 

Savings Plan

 

 

 

Paid Time Off

 

 

 

Education Assistance

 

 

 

Training and Development

 

 

 

Flexible Work Arrangements    

 

 

 

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

 

 

 

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

 

 

 

 

 

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

 

Job ID: 20004340

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
SCI Required
Yes, 25 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position