1+ months

Principal Windows\Linux System Administrator

Northrop Grumman
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

**Description:**

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows/Linux Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Palm Beach Gardens, FL area. Roles and responsibilities will include:

Perform as primary Windows Systems Administrator for a small to medium sized classified government contract.

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

Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.

Support multiple networks; ensure necessary administration tasks are completed.

Analyze internal and external customer requirements; provide potential solution based on standard hardware and software.

Recommend and implement system enhancements to improve performance and reliability of system; includes 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.

Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.

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.

Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.

Maintain security audit and logging information on all networked and standalone computers in a classified environment, as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).

Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.

Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.

Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

**Basic Qualifications:**

Associate's degree and 7 years of experience, or Bachelors degree and 5 years of experience, or Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed Bachelor's degree.

Current Security + CE

U.S. citizenship.

Active DoD Secret clearance.

Ability to maintain an active clearance.

Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

US citizenship is required in order to obtain and maintain security clearance.

Experience managing Windows Server OS, including the design of a Windows domain architecture, Active Directory administration, implementation of GPOs, creation of operational policies/procedures, and applying appropriate user permissions.

Experience administering Windows Server 2012/2016/2019 & Windows 10 clients.

Linux Operating Systems experience and/or certifications for current versions.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Experience managing systems under NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG system environments.

Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment.

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

Windows Active Directory, LDAP, Virtualization, and knowledge of SAN storage systems.

Familiarity with Linux High Performance Clusters and\or parallel processing applications

Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk).

Rudimentary scripting experience.

Experience with 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).

Active TS security clearance

Salary Range: $83,800.00 - $125,800.00

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/ ), 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 18. 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Posted: 2022-03-29 Expires: 2022-07-10
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