Principal Cyber Systems Administrator
Requisition ID: R10110722
- Category: Information Technology
- Location: Elkridge, Maryland, United States of America | Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States of America | Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America | Fort Meade, Maryland, United States of America+ 3 more
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: SCI
- 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
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization 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 Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Cyber Systems Administrator to join our highly skilled team of results driven and customer focused masterminds in Elkridge, MD. We support a rapid environment of market relevant technology trends that demand critical thinkers and detail-oriented operators. This opportunity will entrust you to make real time decisions with real world significance.
This position is 100% on-site located in Elkridge, MD.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Administration of virtualization environments using technologies such as vCenter, ESXi, storage provisioning, including the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of virtual servers and workstations
Ability to assist end users by navigating via command line through different variations of Linux Operating Systems to include Ubuntu, Red Hat, Pypi, and CentOS
Troubleshooting and configuring Windows operating system and Windows Server environments to include Active Directory, DHCP, GPO’s, DNS, LDAP, MS Exchange, MECM (Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager) MS SQL, and WSUS
Maintaining a physical and virtual network environment
Knowledge of storage; NetApp ONTAP and/or Synology as well as backup applications such as VEEAM and the ability to understand and implement backup and recovery solutions
Experience writing scripts (e.g., Batch, Bash, PowerShell, Python) to automate routine tasks
Build solutions and maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with Cyber Systems Engineers and Cyber Security teams
Knowledge of routing protocols, ports, and layer 2/3 switch configuration.
Make recommendations and develop solutions for a variety of complex problems
Participate in improving user experience and enterprise system administration
Develop and follow technical solutions from initial testing to implementation
Represent organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects
Interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
Perform complex tasks and participate in determining objectives of assignment
Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives
Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards
Additional opportunities may include maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, and allocating mass storage space
Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) with six (6) years of relevant experience; Master’s Degree in a STEM field with four (4) years of relevant experience. NOTE: Four (4) years of additional relevant experience can be substituted in lieu of degree
Active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance for which US Citizenship is required
Possess a DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher
Experience with multiple Linux distributions
Experience with Cisco and/or VMware NSX technologies
Knowledge of routing protocols, ports, and layer 2/3 switch configuration
In addition to the competitive pay and 40 hours of PTO on day 1, as a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our competitive benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
401k 6% Matching
Educational Assistance ($10,000 a year) / Certification Reimbursement
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources
Learn more about the exciting mission at Northrop Grumman:
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.