Sr Principal Windows Engineer - TS/SCI/Poly required-19019957

Location: Reston
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Polygraph
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

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.


Basic Qualifications:
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.

Preferred Qualifications:
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
STEM Degree

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 ID: 19019957

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Polygraph Required