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Sr Principal Systems Administrator

Requisition ID: R10070025

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 12 Hrs - Y (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

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 Northrop Grumman? If so, put your experience to work as a member of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) technical field support staff. The position supports the US Army IBCS System of Systems (SoS), which is a ground transportable, tactical integrated air and missile defense command and control system. Put your experience to work as a Sr. Principal Systems Administrator to assist with the implementation and execution of worldwide field operations supporting the US Army customer foreign military sales case, Poland.

This position is located in Huntsville, Alabama with possible relocation or extended travel to Poland for equipment fielding or technical support. The Sr. Principal Systems Administrator role requires approved security certification and an approved Operating System (OS) certification within six months from the date of assignment to IA/IT roles.

Duties includes:

  • Administration of classified and unclassified systems within strict security policies and procedures in both lab and field environments

  • Troubleshooting and supporting first level customer support in both field and lab environments

  • Implementation and administration of system requirements on both Linux (RHEL 7) and Windows (10) Operating environments

  • Performing technical research leading to viable solutions for system

  • Implementing accurate, detailed technical procedures & integration plans

  • Understanding & implementing computer lab requirements

  • Maintaining technical expertise in all areas of IBCS SoS (network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 8 Years of experience; Masters with 5 years of experience & 2 years w/PhD. or 12 years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • Excellent understanding of network communication products including router, switches, and firewalls etc.

  • VMware and ESXi (6.x or higher) configuration and management experience

  • Windows 10 administration experience

  • Linux RedHat (RHEL 7) administration experience

  • GEM Software administration experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and leadership

  • Ability to install and uninstall (lift) devices weighing 35 pounds

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work well in a fast-paced agile environment

  • Experience with IBCS system architecture

  • Experience with Air and Missile Defense Systems tactical operations

Experience administering System of Systems architecture

Salary Range: $103,900 USD - $155,900 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 positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.