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Principal Systems Administrator

Requisition ID: R10049108

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Warner Robins, Georgia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: 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 Defense Services sector is currently seeking a Principal Systems Administrator to join our growing team in Warner Robins, Georgia. In this position, the selected candidate will take an active role in protecting the men and women that fly our nation’s aircraft in harm’s way.

- Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems within test stations
- Interacts with users and evaluates system performance and trends
- Deploys, manages, maintains, and supports Microsoft Windows in test stations
- Assist users with debugging and resolving identified issues within their accounts
- Responds to monitored alerts to quickly identify trouble source and implement resolution
- Assists with implementation of automated processes or functions to improve daily operations as directed
- Assists with implementation of technical security technology and IT projects as directed
- Collaborates in authoring system documentation and procedures
- Installs, troubleshoots, updates / patches, and maintains environments, lab assets, & IT infrastructure
- Sustains operational uptime on Windows systems and provides daily support for hardware and software issues, data recovery, system upgrades, software upgrades, and configuration issues
- Implements Windows upgrades and Sustainment of Windows infrastructure (Windows 10, Windows 7, and Windows XP) on multiple networks to include group policy management, account creation, software troubleshooting, and active directory administration
- Performs security hardening on systems using DoD STIGs and other best practice security guidelines TSWR

Basic Qualifications:
Qualified candidate must have one of the following:
- A high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 10 years of IT experience
- A Bachelor’s of Science degree with a minimum of 6 years of IT experience
- A Master’s of Science degree with a minimum of 4 year of IT experience
- Must have a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Interim Secret Security Clearance or higher
- Must be able to work on-site in Warner Robins, Georgia

Preferred Qualifications:
- Demonstrated success in performing in a fast-paced depot/sustainment environment
- Experience in managing classified and controlled information of data systems and test equipment
- Demonstrated ability to work/maintain electro-optical test equipment and perform acceptance test procedures
- Experience in software development/integration with LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, and Test Stand
- Demonstrated ability to understand/troubleshoot communications (1553, RS232, RS422, RS485) and basic test equipment

-A current U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Security Clearance or higher

Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 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

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 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.