Principal Windows Systems Administrator
Requisition ID: R10044869
- Category: Information Technology
- Location: Melbourne, FL, USA
- 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
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman Global Operations Security is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Melbourne, FL area.
Perform as a Windows System Administrator for a classified government contract.
Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and 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.
Support multiple networks; ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
Analyze internal and 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, and 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.
Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.
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 a completed degree.
Active DoD Top Secret security clearance.
Ability to be cleared to Special Access Programs.
IAM Level I certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater or ability to obtain with 6 months of start date.
Experience managing Windows Server OS and domain architecture.
Experience installing/configuring and managing a Windows/Linux domain based environment.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in IS related field.
Currently active Top Secret or Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
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 an air gapped networked environment.
Server management experience.
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.
VMWare experience with current version.
Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk).
Rudimentary Scripting experience.
Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.
DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).
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?
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