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Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Administrator - BPP Agile in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description : Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber security, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector organization is seeking applicants for a position that will support the operations mission associated with a sensor sustainment and development contract, which includes:

  • Perform as primary Linux Systems Administrator for a large classified government contract.

  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and external customers, in written and oral format.

  • Support multiple networks.

  • Work in an Agile environment to support necessary development as it pertains to cyber security and software development. To include planning, story estimation, defining task, system administration tasking as well as other tasking to support team.

  • 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.

  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.

  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of related experience or 10 years of related experience in lieu of degree.

  • Active Secret clearance.

  • Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Server Management

  • Basic understanding of networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs.

  • Windows domain architecture experience.

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

  • Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification.

  • Cisco experience and/or certification.

  • Understanding basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.

  • Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems.

  • Windows 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.

  • Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.

  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.

  • DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology