Principal Systems Administrator (TS/SCI)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: September 13, 2023
Requisition ID: R
Category: Information Technology
Location: Jacksonville, FL, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: SCI
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Any (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 2
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.
Northrop Grumman Defense Services is seeking a well-qualified
Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical
professionals in the Jacksonville, FL area.
Perform as a Windows\VMware System Administrator for a classified
Perform as a Linux\Redhat System Administrator for a classified
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
Analyze internal and external customer requirements and determine
equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by
means of automated systems.
Review recommendations and system enhancements that will improve
the performance and reliability of the system including installing,
upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and
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
Develop and document technical processes and procedures as
Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors;
evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all
Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified
networked and standalone computers 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
Work under minimal direction and independently determine and
develop approach to solutions.
Associate's degree and 8 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree
and 6 years of experience, or Master's degree and 4 year of
experience; 10 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a
Ability to maintain an active clearance.
Ability to be cleared to special access programs.
Current Security + CE, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
Experience managing Windows Server OS and domain architecture.
Ability to support multiple networks, ensure necessary
administration tasks are completed, and direct others as
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM
Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer
hardware in a networked environment.
Server management experience.
Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security
Windows domain architecture experience.
Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and
VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems.
Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current
VMWare experience with current version.
Rudimentary Scripting experience.
Experience with the creation and deployment of system images in an
enterprise environment. - Experience with Certification &
DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the
organization, with internal and external customers, in written and
Salary Range: $82,000 USD - $123,000 USD
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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on
their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be
required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved
disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future
court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed
federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042
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
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