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Linux/Windows Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman | Linthicum MD 21090 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/21/2019

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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. Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Linux/Windows Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area.
Roles and responsibilities include:
  • Perform as a Linux Systems Administrator for a classified government contract; additionally, perform as a Windows Systems Administrator, as required.
  • Manage and maintain secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Linux & Windows servers and workstations.
  • Support bare-metal and virtual machines.
  • Install, harden, and patch Linux & Windows 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 both Linux & Windows environments.
  • Learn new technologiesand work effectively independently, while still coordinating actions as required.
  • Install and configure COTS software, and perform configuration and maintenance in Linux & Windows environments.
  • Interact with and successfully utilize boards-of-approval to maintain required security controls and configuration management.
  • Perform technical research on Information Technology topics, as requested, and produce presentations and recommendations.
  • Occasional travel to customer sites or other Northrop Grumman sites in support of troubleshooting, testing, and deployment activities.
  • Coordinate actions with peer system administrators, network administrators, security teams, software teams and hardware engineers.

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

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This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Band 3:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience or Master's degree with 3 years of related experience or 9+ years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) with an original adjudication, or a periodic reinvestigation date, completed within the last 6 years to be considered.
  • Current IAM DoD level 1 Security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE) or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date.
  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment.
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

Basic Qualifications for a Band 4:

  • Bachelor's degree and 9+ years of related experience or Master's degree with 7+ years of related experience or 13+ years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) with an original adjudication, or a periodic reinvestigation date, completed within the last 6 years to be considered.
  • Current IAM DoD level 1 Security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE) or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date.
  • Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment.
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in relevant discipline.
  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
  • Experience managing Redhat Linux server environment.
  • Redhat System Administration certification(s).
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator / Engineer certification(s).
  • Experience with NAS storage device (preferably NetApp) administration (ONTAP 8.x or higher; CDOT).
  • Solid understanding of Enterprise-level storage concepts to include all commonly-used RAID-levels.
  • Redhat Satellite Server (version 5 and version 6) configuration and usage experience.
  • Solid understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities; harden Windows and/or Redhat systems per RMF and STIGs.
  • Identity Management (Single Sign-On) experience.
  • VMware and ESXi (6.x or higher) configuration and management experience.
  • Experience with host-based firewall implementations and configuration (Redhat iptables).
  • Experience building custom rpm software packages for Redhat platforms.
  • Windows (7, 10) administration experience; Windows Server 2008/2012 experience.
  • Group Policy (GPOs) experience; Active Directory management experience.
  • Solid writing skills and use of Wiki pages and Sharepoint sites for documentation.
  • DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).
  • Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification.
  • Currently active Top Secret/SCI Clearance.


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.

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Location Linthicum, MD, 21090, United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Secret

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