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Colorado Springs, CO - System Administrator (All Levels)

Full Time

Northrop Grumman

Colorado Springs CO 80997 USA

Posted 11/26/2021

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

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This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman. Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are: Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking System Administrators to join our diverse and talented engineering organization in support of our National Defense as part of the Deep Space Advanced Radar Capability (DARC) Program. Join an exciting and new program as we embark to solve complex and novel engineering challenges. In anticipation of program award, we are seeking qualified candidates at various experience levels to join our team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Job Description:

As a System Administrator on the DARC program, you will be able develop, design, build and implement a ground based radar capability critical for our national defense. The successful candidates should have strong problem solving skills and be able to work collaboratively with an experienced engineering and program management team to meet our customer’s needs.

Basic Qualifications:

- 3 to 14 years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree
- Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7/8
- Proficient with Microsoft Office tool suite - CompTIA Security+ or higher certification
- Ability to travel up to 10% - Active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret

Preferred Qualifications:

- Active DoD Top Secret clearance
- Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or other STEM field
- Experience with a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment/DevSecOps environment
- Experience with high performance computing (HPC)
- Experience with Ansible, Python, and BASH scripting
- Experience with VMware administration


Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ target=_blank>(https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO target=_blank>http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Colorado Springs, CO, 80997, United States
Categories Computer Software

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