Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is currently seeking a Senior Principal Windows Engineer with a TS/SCI and Polygraph Clearance. This position is located in Fairfax, Virginia, supporting a large Cyber and Intel program.
The ideal candidate will provide expertise regarding the implementation, scoping, capacity planning and administration of a Windows, VMWare and Citrix XenDesktop environment. This Engineer will work on the Desktop and Collaboration Branch Team in the configuration, installation, documentation, monitoring and maintenance of a Mixed Windows and Linux Environment. This candidate will also work closely with users to assist in evaluating and resolving user facing desktop issues.
Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 9 years of related experience, a Masters Degree and a minimum of 7 years of experience, a PhD and a minimum of 4 years of experience, or a total of 13 years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Active Top Secret with SCI and Polygraph Clearance.
Experience providing system administration and desktop support directly to end users
Experience with desktop deployment technologies
Understanding of internet services such as IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, SSH and AD Sites & Services.
Experience providing system administration support for servers
Experience in producing and maintaining detailed step by step documentation.
Experience supporting MS Server 2012R2 and/or MS Server 2016.
Understanding of firewalls, VPN tunneling and other general networking technologies.
Must be comfortable with direct customer/vendor interaction and presenting to customer.
Experience with AWS or a AWS Certification
Experience using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Experience with Windows 10 configuration and deployment in a large enterprise.
Experience with Microsoft Active Directory design/architecture, replication in multi-domains, GPO implementation, STIG
settings (file/print servers, DNS, Domain Controllers and Application servers).
Knowledge using SCCM adding systems to collections, create update packages for Microsoft security bulletins/hot
fixes, and create packages for 3rd party software.
Perform configuration of SCCM management points, distribution points, etc.
Must be a team player, self-motivated, self-starter and a quick learner
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