Principal / Sr Principal Systems Administrator Windows / Secret-19020793

Location: Warner Robins
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation. 

Are you ready to join our team at Northrop Grumman  If so, join us as a  Principal / Sr. Principal Systems Administrator on the Warner Robins AFB in Warner Robins, Georgia. 


         Provides daily support for hardware and software issues as it relates to a diverse computing infrastructure of servers, desktops, storage systems and laptops, including system and software upgrades, patching, installations, and configuration issues.

         Provide desktop/helpdesk support as required to internal and external customers.

         Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

         Responds to monitored alerts to quickly identify root cause and implement resolution

         Assists with implementation of technical security technologies and IT projects as directed

         Collaborates in system documentation and procedures

         Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

         Performs security hardening on systems using DoD STIGs and other best practice security guidelines

         Performs hardware and peripheral installations as required and troubleshoot problems.

         Manages virus protection system and updates virus definitions on a routine basis.

         Maintain government computing inventory (ADPE custodian)

         Design/implement changes resulting from change board or as needed

         Support customers on multiple networks


Basic Qualifications: 

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Senior Principal Level.  

1.       Principal: Bachelors degree and 6 years of relevant work experience OR Masters degree and 4 years of relevant work experience. An additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement

Sr Principal: Bachelors degree and 10 years of relevant work experience OR Masters degree and 8 years of relevant work experience.   An additional 4 years of applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement

2.       Working knowledge or experience with Windows servers operating systems 2008 or newer

3.       Experience with VMware/vSphere/EXSi (installing, configuring, maintaining,)

4.       Knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems.

5.       Working knowledge or experience with Windows operating systems (Windows 7 / Windows 10)

6.       Current DoD Secret Clearance

7.       Current CompTIA Security+ Certification

8.       Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications: 

1.       Working knowledge/experience Solaris 10 operating system/ RedHat (RHEL 7)

2.       Knowledge/experience working with Backup Exec

3.       Knowledge of Oracle 12C databases

4.       Cross-platform experience (i.e., three or more: Windows, Linux, Solaris, etc.)

5.       Experience with VMware/vSphere/EXSi (installing, configuring,  maintaining,)

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: 19020793

  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.
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