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Windows System Administrator

Northrop Grumman | Annapolis MD 21411 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/21/2019

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At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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.
Join us on the edge. the Cutting Edge.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Annapolis, MD area. This position can be hired as a Windows Systems Administrator, or Principal Windows Systems Administrator, based on experience and education.


Roles and responsibilities include:


Perform as primary Windows or Linux System Administrator for a large classified government contract.
Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internaland external customers, in written and oral format.
Maintain 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.
Support multiple networks. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
Analyze internaland external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis.
Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.
Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and 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).
Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.


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This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.



Basic Qualifications for a Windows/Linux Systems Administrator:


2 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's degree; 4 years of relevant experience with an Associate's degree, 6 years of relevant experience with a High School Diploma/GED, or 0 years of experience with Master's degree.

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 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.
Currently active DoD Top Secret clearance SCI w/ CI Poly.
US Citizenship.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Windows/Linux Systems Administrator:


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience, 7 years of related experience with an Associate's degree, 9 years of relevant experience with a High School Diploma/GED, or 3 years of related experience with a Master's degree.

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 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.
Currently Active DoD Top Secret Clearance SCI w/ CI Poly.
US Citizenship.



Preferred Qualifications:


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.
Server management experience.
Microsoft Certification for current versions.
Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
Windows domain architecture experience.
Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems.
Knowledge of Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions.
VMWare experience with current version.
Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk).
Rudimentary Scripting experience.
Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.



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 Annapolis, MD, 21411, United States
Categories Computer Software

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