Northrop Grumman System Administrator 4 in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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 Space 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.
Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, hardware, and system engineers, end users, and customer and IT management.
Support multiple networks.
Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
Analyze internal or 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.
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.
Install and configure servers, server racks, and workstations as needed.
Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.
Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.
Ability to work non-regular hours to support emergency depot level actions.
Bachelor's degree and 10 years of related experience or a Master's degree with 8 years of experience or 14 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.
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).
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).
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Job Category : Information Technology