Staff Datacenter Administrator
Requisition ID: R10127790
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Top Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!
Northrop Grumman Space Systems in Linthicum, MD is seeking a Staff Datacenter Administrator to support the network and data collection, processing, and storage infrastructure to support the Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T) of a production Space Payload program.
Oversee and manage Linux, Windows, VMware and AWS environments to ensure optimal performance, availability, and security
Design, implement, and maintain system architectures, including virtualization, cloud integration, and disaster recovery strategies
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to plan and execute system upgrades, data migration, and security patches
Monitor system health, diagnose and resolve technical issues, and implement proactive measures to prevent disruptions
Configure and manage AWS services, ensuring scalability, cost efficiency, and adherence to best practices
Provide advanced technical support to end-users, offering timely and effective solutions to complex challenges
Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for system configurations, processes, and procedures using Atlassian Confluence, Jira, and Bitbucket
Operation and support of IT and network hardware and software across all program locations (limited travel required)
BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or related field with 14 years of relevant experience, or 12 years of relevant experience with MS. Or 9 years and Ph.D
Proven expertise in administrating Linux (CentOS, Red Hat), Windows (10, Server 2019), VMware (vSphere 7), and AWS cloud services
Strong understanding of virtualization technologies, cloud computing concepts, and networking protocols
Experience with Confluence, Jira, and Bitbucket
Active Top Secret clearance and eligible for SCI
Experience with containerization (Docker, Kubernetes)
Relevant certifications such as CompTIA Linux+, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, VMware Certified Professional, or equivalent certifications
TS/SCI clearance (No Polygraph required)
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.