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Principal Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman | Patuxent River MD 20670 USA | Full Time | Posted: 09/25/2020

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Information Technology


Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Principal Systems Administrator to support the BAMS-D Ground Segment team at NAS (Naval Air Station) Patuxent River, MD.

Position Overview:

The selected candidate will maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interact with users and evaluates vendor products. Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinate installation and provides backup recovery. Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

The selected candidate will provide operational lab support and ensure system hardware/software installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, cyber security, information assurance, and repair activities are conducted in accordance with established policies and procedures. The selected candidate will be required to work a rotating schedule that will include weekends and Holidays.

Essential Duties:
  • Ensure that system is made operational and available, at times specified by the customer
  • Collecting and reporting system maintenance data metrics to support Reliability and Maintainability efforts
  • Ensuring the system is configured in accordance with the Program's Configuration and Data Management Plans
  • Maintaining documentation and SOP's
  • Providing inventory control for system spares
  • Providing software maintenance, and installing software upgrades and patches
  • Security scans and configuration
  • Monitor system during operations and interacting with end users to unlock accounts and address any application issues

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Location Patuxent River, MD, 20670, United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Secret

Location Maptop

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Job Code 20021014