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Principal LINUX/UNIX System Administrator/Senior LINUX/UNIX System Adminstrator

Northrop Grumman | Bethesda MD 20894 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/07/2020

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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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking elite, experienced professionals to join an IT department at a large civilian U.S. government agency with a specialized expertise in LINUX/UNIX System Administration. Selected candidates will provide customer support for a user community with multiple system requirements (1600+ servers) and will be part of a rotating on-call schedule, including weekend and evening work when necessary.
All positions will be located in Bethesda, MD with potential telecommuting ability. Currently, the customer allows staff to telework one (1) day per week with approval. Some key staff (those who have demonstrated high levels of expertise) may have the ability to telework more frequently with approval.

Qualified LINUX/UNIX System Administrators require strong experience in UNIX administration and provides technical support and hardware and software expertise and experience designing and implementing modernization approaches to LINUX/UNIX systems such as scripting for automation, cloud, and virtualization.


This is a dual-level position may staffed at a higher grade level dependent upon selected candidate experience.

*Positions are contingent upon contract/task award*

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Principal LINUX/UNIX System Administrator

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card holder) is required in order to obtain and maintain a Government Public Trust clearance.

Bachelor's and a minimum of 6 years of applied work experience, OR Master's and minimum of 5 years of applied experience. An additional 4 years of applied work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree requirement.

Minimum of 6 years of experience in an enterprise production environment maintaining, configuring, installing, and supporting LINUX and UNIX servers and resources including enterprise system administration of Red Hat Linux.

Minimum of 6 years of experience inRedHat Linux, Oracle Ops Center, virtualization techniques, Solaris 10/11, LDOMs and/or Oracle zones/containers, VERITAS Storage Foundations, and VERITAS Cluster for Oracle RAC.

Demonstrated experience with Scripting tools (e.g. KSH, CSH, Perl, PowerShell, python, Java, VB) in designing and developing tools for repeatable activities and automation.

Basic Qualifications

Senior Principal LINUX/UNIX Systems Administrator

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card holder) is required in order to obtain and maintain a Government Public Trust clearance.

Bachelor's and a minimum of 10 years of applied work experience, OR Master's and minimum of 7 years of applied experience. An additional 4 years of applied work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree requirement.

Minimum of 10 years of experience in an enterprise production environment maintaining, configuring, installing, and supporting LINUX and UNIX servers and resources including enterprise system administration of Red Hat Linux.

Minimum of 10 years of experience in RedHat Linux, Oracle Ops Center, virtualization techniques, Solaris 10/11, LDOMs and/or Oracle zones/containers, VERITAS Storage Foundations, and VERITAS Cluster for Oracle RAC.

Demonstrated experience with Scripting tools (e.g. KSH, CSH, Perl, PowerShell, python, Java, VB) in designing and developing tools for repeatable activities and automation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree


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 Bethesda, MD, 20894, United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Public Trust

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