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Cyber Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman | Suffolk VA 23436 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/14/2019

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Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.


Our Joint Staff J7 Team, located in Suffolk, VA, has an opportunity for a Cyber Systems Administrator with focus on the administration of Red Hat Linux and Windows servers and computers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

The Cyber Systems Administrator supports a unique Joint Staff capability supporting the installation, integration, testing, evaluation, and synchronization of simulations and gaming tools used in future immersive training capabilities for Joint Training Exercises and Experiments. As member of the Joint Staff J7 team this system administrator will be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of multi-user computer systems and coordination with network administrators. Candidate will work independently or with other administrators to build operating systems (OS) and application servers and workstations to support Joint Staff Suffolk modeling and simulation (M&S) systems used to conduct joint training.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities of the Joint Staff J7 SYSADMIN Technician will include, but not be limited to:

  • Setting up administrator and service accounts

  • Maintaining system documentation

  • Tuning system performance

  • Installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.

  • Install patches and upgrades to OS for Linux and Microsoft Windows platforms.

  • The candidate will be required to perform system security lockdowns to include troubleshooting and isolation of problems created during installation.

  • Assist in isolation and troubleshooting of operating systems, installing applications, and providing solutions to operational problems.

  • Builds, operates and manages mail, web and data file servers used during training exercises and events at JS J7.

  • May be required to write procedures and programs to automate repetitive processes.

  • Must to be capable of compiling and installing applications required by the customer.

Basic Qualifications:

1.A Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering or related technical subject and a minimumofthree (3) years' related experience in military and/or defense industry relevant to the description above. Note: Additional 4 yrs of relevantexperience may be considered in lieu of the education requirements.

2. DOD 8570 Information Assurance Technician (IAT) II Compliant with the below certifications.

Must have ONE of the following IAT Level II certifications:

- CompTIA Security+

- System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

- Cisco Certified Network Associate-Security (CCNA-Security)

- GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)

Must have one of following Operating System (OS) certifications:

- Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

- Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA)

- CompTIA Linux+

- Current Microsoft MCITP or MCTS

- Current Server+

3. Experience with NIS, DNS, network file systems, web and mail servers.

4. Experience with Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory management,creation and maintenance of user accounts to include the limitation of capability and access.

5.Experience with the resolution of problems related to hardware and software, both application and operating systems.

6. Capable of lifting and moving of equipment.

7. Willing and able to travel in support of the program requirements if required.



Preferred Qualifications:

1. Knowledge of modeling and simulations systems used by US military.

2.Experience with networks to include 10/100/1000 Ethernet, IP addressing schemes, and VLANs.

3. Experience with DISA STIGS and implementation

4. Military background & understanding of Military Training Sites.



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 Suffolk, VA, 23436, United States
Categories Computer Software

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