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Linux Systems Administrator 3/4

Requisition ID: R10087228

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Global Operations Security is seeking an experienced Linux Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in Melbourne, FL.
 
Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and maintain secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Linux servers and workstations

  • Support bare-metal and virtual machines

  • Install hardening and patching Linux operating systems

  • Develop and document technical procedures 

  • Able to partition disks, create logical volumes, create file systems, and mount file systems in Linux environments

  • Read, modify, and create shell script and scripts in various other languages

  • Understand basic LDAP and DNS concepts and be able to query these services for information to troubleshoot issues in Linux environments

  • Independently learn new technologies and perform administrative tasks, while still coordinating actions as required

  • Install and configure COTS software, and perform configuration and maintenance in Linux environment

  • Interact with and successfully utilize boards-of-approval to maintain required security controls and configuration management

  • Perform technical research on Information Technology topics, as requested, and produce presentations and recommendations

  • Occasional travel to customer sites or other Northrop Grumman sites in support of troubleshooting, testing, and/or deployment activities

  • Coordinate actions with peer system administrators, network administrators, security teams, software teams, and hardware engineers

  • Communicate well in oral and written formats 

  • Lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

  • Work after hours and weekends as needed

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • 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 related experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree

  • IAT Level II certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater or ability to obtain with 6 months of start date

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs

  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux OS

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

  • Associate's degree and 11 years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience OR Master's degree and 7 years of experience; 13 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree

  • IAT Level II certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater or ability to obtain with 6 months of start date

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs

  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux OS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD TS or TS/SCI clearance

  • Redhat System Administration certification(s)

  • Solid understanding of Enterprise-level storage concepts to include all commonly-used RAID-levels

  • Redhat Satellite Server (version 5 and version 6) configuration and usage experience

  • Solid understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities ; Experience hardening Redhat systems in accordance with RMF and STIGs

  • Networker backup and restore experience

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Salary Range: $82,000 USD - $123,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $101,600 USD - $152,400 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.