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Systems Administrator Sr /Engineer

Requisition ID: R10068018

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Kirtland AFB, 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, 10% 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 is seeking a Systems Administrator Sr /Engineer and is preparing to partner with the 705 Combat Training Squadron (CTS) Infrastructure, Development and Engineering (IDE) program to develop and maintain simulation software (SW) and hardware (HW) solutions, build, and maintain network infrastructure, design, and develop simulation SW applications, and evolve and conduct Live-Virtual-Constructive (LVC) Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) activities for the 705 CTS and Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC).

In the context of the 705 CTS IDE, this position requires the advanced ability to administer, configure and troubleshoot multiple operating systems such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Microsoft file servers, Microsoft Active Directory, Net App file servers, Dell Avamar backup appliances and multiple Site-specific applications.

POSITION IS UNFUNDED AND CONTINEGENT ON AWARD WIN

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with at least 5 years of systems management, administration, and connectivity experience.  -OR-  15 years of systems management, administration, engineering, and troubleshooting experience.  -AND-  Ability to provide support and manage systems in a complex training environment  Technical knowledge that supports the real-time resolution of complex battlespace problems.  Experience with both Windows and Linux environments Virtualization (VMware private cloud) experience highly desirable NetApp experience. Windows Active Directory skills to include the following:
• DNS
• DHCP
• Group Policy
• Domain Services
• Domain Users and Group accounts
The ability to diagnose and fix replication problems
Experience with WSUS servers, patching client computers and familiarity with Windows Deployment Services (WDS). The Senior Network Manager shall maintain certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M continuing education program (CPE) through the Period of Performance of the contract. Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II or III certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or CompTIA Security+ certification. 

Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


Salary Range: $98,700 USD - $148,100 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.