Windows Systems Administrator 3/4

Requisition ID: 21001488

  • Category IconCategory: NGC
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
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Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what’s possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000 team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best, with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch your career. Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Dulles area. Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are: • Perform as a Windows System Administrator for a classified government contract
• Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format.
• Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.
• Able to support multiple networks. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
• Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine 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.
• Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
• Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
• Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
• Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.
• Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
• Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.
• Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
• Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
• Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
• Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
• Lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
• Work after hours and weekends as needed This position may filled at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below. ESCSO ESLinux/Windows

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3: •Associate's degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
•Active TS/SCI security clearance
•Ability to be cleared to special access programs
•Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
•Experience managing Windows Server OS and domain architecture Basic Qualifications for a Level 4: •Associate's degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
•Active TS/SCI security clearance
•Ability to be cleared to special access programs
•Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
•Experience managing Windows Server OS and domain architecture Preferred Qualifications: • Bachelors or Masters degree in IS related field
• DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco)  
• Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments
• Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment
• Server management
• Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification
• Windows domain architecture experience
• Understanding basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification
• Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems
• Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions
• VMWare experience with current version
• Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk)
• Rudimentary Scripting
• Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment
• Experience with Certification & Accreditation process
  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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. 

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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.


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