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iReturn (Return to Work) Linux Computer Systems Analyst

Requisition ID: R10051070

  • Category IconCategory: Administrative Services
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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 seeking a talented iReturn Linux Computer Systems Administrator to join our team in Baltimore, MD location.

 

The qualified applicant will join a cohort of employees re-entering the workforce after a career break of at least two years. This cohort will receive special on-boarding designed to provide an effective re-entry into the workforce. iReturn℠ provides experienced professionals with a 12-week "returnship" to prepare for a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development and networking opportunities.

 

Qualified applicants will join a cohort of employees returning to the workforce after a 2+ career break for this "returnship" program that focuses on giving you a seamless transition back into the workforce. This cohort program will approximately run from August - November and prepare candidates for an effective re-entry into the workforce. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for full-time roles with the company.

 

Learn more about the iReturn program here .

Roles and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Perform primarily as a Linux System Administrator for a classified government contract.
  • Support Windows Domains, ensuring Linux systems & accounts authenticate centrally & function as required.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and external customers, in written and verbal format.
  • Maintain efficient operation of all IT infrastructure in the assigned Program area(s), including servers, clients, networking equipment, and software running on the network.
  • Support multiple networks and ensure necessary IT administration tasks are completed independently as necessary.
  • Analyze internal and external customer requirements and recommend equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
  • Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis as directed by policy.
  • Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions as directed by policy.
  • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
  • Develop, maintain, and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
  • Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Cyber Security team.
  • Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Career break of 2 years of more.
  • Associate's degree with 4 years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
  • Experience maintaining Linux systems in Classified environments, ensuring authentication centrally & functioning as required.
  • A working knowledge of Active Directory (AD) maintenance and support,  Group Policy (GPO), DNS management, DHCP and scopes, LDAP protocols, license manager support, deployment of golden images and underlying infrastructure, and vulnerability scanning tools.
  • US Citizenship is required as well as the ability to obtain a clearance following hire.
  • Experience working on a team of IT professionals.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work after hours and on weekends as needed.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in IS related field.
  • Linux Operating System certification for the current version.
  • VMWare experience with current version.
  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (e.g., HBSS, Solar Winds, Splunk).
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Salary Range: $75,100 USD - $125,100 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.