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Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer-AHT

Requisition ID: R10089025

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Job Description:

The candidate will perform job duties as a cyber systems engineer on a wide array of different technologies supporting multiple lab environments in support of the WISŁA IBCS Program in Huntsville, Alabama. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support day-to-day lab efforts ensuring that all technologies are operational.
  • Provide expert-level solutions for VMware and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Conduct administration tasks as required including patching, updates, hardening, remediation, and management of VMware/Horizon
  • Work with Product Teams in support of secure operating systems, applications, networks, hardware, databases, etc.
  • Work on multiple simultaneous tasks.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior systems administrators.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (i.e., Security+, etc.)
  • Associate degree and 11 years of experience, or bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience, or master’s degree and 7 years of experience; an additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience building and administrating VMware vSphere 7.x or higher in a large environment
  • In-depth knowledge of VMware Horizon View and VDI
  • Senior-level experience administrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and 8

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)
  • Broad knowledge of systems administrations to include multiple technologies i.e., (Windows, Linux, Cisco, VMware, NetApp)
  • In-depth understanding of Linux systems in a Windows Domain environment
  • Experience with Windows Domain architectures including but not limited to Active Directory, GPOs, ACLs, etc.
  • Previous administration of Atlassian Tools i.e., (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Fisheye, Crucible, etc.)  
  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible
  • Scripting using Bash, PowerCLI, PowerShell
  • Strong familiarity with SAN storage systems i.e., NetApp
  • Additional Operating System Environment Certification i.e., (Linux+, RHCSA, Net+, CCNA, VMware Certified, etc.)

Salary Range: $129,000 USD - $194,000 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.