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Cyber Systems Administrator, secret clearance

Requisition ID: R10077431

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Langley AFB, VA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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 is searching for a Cyber Systems Administrator. The Cyber System Administrator will operate and maintain systems at the DTC. Will utilize the Distributed Mission Operations Network (DMON) and DTC computers to support distributed simulation efforts. General duties will include operating system & software configuration, system imaging, networking, documentation, and some general engineering effort. Participate in improving defined processes, developing & documenting new processes and monitoring multiple systems during Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) training events.

Maintain the smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, coordinate with network administrators, interact with various users, evaluate vendor products, make recommendations to purchase hardware/software, coordinate the installation of hardware/software and provide backup recovery.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Monitoring, controlling and isolating problems in a data communications network
  • Activating and deactivating local DTC computer systems according to scheduled events
  • Providing first and/or second-level problem determination and provide needed support
  • Configure and support video teleconferencing between network participants
  • Recording problems, develop trouble tickets, support System Problem Report analysis, and support LAN/WAN system tests

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, plus 6 years (or a master's degree in a related field plus 4 years) of experience in Systems Administration; or High school diploma / Equivalent with10 years' experience may be considered in Luie of degree
  • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within six (6) months of starting
  • 3 years systems administration exp
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior administration of virtualization environments using technologies such as ESX, storage provisioning and networking of virtual systems
  • Experience configuring, administering and maintaining computer systems (Such as: Windows 10, Server 2012R2, Server 2016, Active Directory, RedHat Enterprise Linux)
  • Experience writing standard operating procedure documentation and developing system cold-start documentation
  • Experience maintaining and operating virtual environments for servers and workstations
  • Experience configuring, administering, and maintaining patch deployment and management systems and providing patch management status reporting to management
  • Experience configuring, monitoring, maintaining, and administering computer backup and recovery solutions and providing recovery status reporting to management
  • Experience writing scripts (e.g. Batch, Bash, PowerShell, Python) to automate routine tasks
  • Experience with Windows OS, DIS/HLA Protocol
  • Basic networking experience / CCNA certification

Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.