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Principal Systems Administrator

Requisition ID: R10039725

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 75% 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 Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Systems Administrator/Principal Systems Administrator based out of Albuquerque, NM.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Work in an agile based team consisting of systems administrators, systems engineers, hardware engineers, and software engineers

  • Builds large, integrated hardware systems from bare metal including racking, cabling, powering, initializing systems

  • Supports the integration and test of hardware and software subsystems

  • Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system; including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.

  • Updates Windows WSUS servers for monthly patching and virus scanning

  • Creates and maintains administrator and user accounts through Windows Domain Controller

  • Creates and maintains system documentation

  • Performs tuning system performance,

  • Installs system wide software and allocates mass storage space

  • Performs backups and recovery as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Systems Administrator: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, with 3 years of related experience in systems administration; 1 year with a Master’s degree; 7 years of related experience in lieu of a degree

  • Principal Systems Administrator: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with 6 years of related experience in systems administration; 4 years with a Master’s degree; 2 years with a PhD; 10 years of related experience in lieu of a degree

  • Experienced Linux System Administration for Red Hat/CentO with Red Hat Certified    System Administrator or no less than 3 years’ experience

  • Windows Systems admin experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with virtualization technologies, including VMware within a virtualized environment.

  • Good communication skills

  • Must be a US citizen with an active TS/SCI  clearance (required to start)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with satellite ground station hardware system administration

  • Experience with docker containers

  • Experience with ansible or other configuration management tools

  • Experience with cloud providers or hypervisor experience

  • Security+ certification


Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 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.