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Systems Administrator

Requisition ID: R10084084

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • LocationLocation: United Kingdom-Home Based, London, UK
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Security Check (SC)
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

About Your Opportunity:

As part of Northrop Grumman’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) IT Solutions team working within the Infrastructure team, this role will be a pinnacle part of supporting and developing the EMEA IT infrastructure and service offering. The future growth of this role will encompass the development of systems across on-premise, hosted, and cloud environments. This role includes but not limited to monitoring, troubleshooting of issues, and build out of future IT based solutions maintaining and implementing procedural documentation.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
  • Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
  • Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
  • Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities: 

1. Day to day operational activities to install, configure, administer, troubleshoot, and resolve system issues as required

2. Participate as directed by the Infrastructure Manager in on call rosters and other arrangements necessary for the delivery of 24/7 services

3. Ensure BAU activities are accounted for and kept up to date, including tickets, vulnerabilities, and patching

4. Work as part of a team to research, develop, and build upon IT offerings in the business

5. Actively contribute to the training and development of your skills and that of the Service Desk

Your Experience

1. Excellent IT troubleshooting experience in dealing with a wide range of different processes and systems

2. Experience working within a team-oriented, collaborative, distributed environment

3. 3rd line support with architecting experience

4. Windows and Linux operating systems. On-prem and cloud based infrastructure such as Exchange, Azure, and M365

5. Certification such as ITIL, Microsoft, Cloud, Storage, Virtual etc

“We develop and provide a structured platform for our NG EMEA customers in order to help them succeed and drive the business forward. We are proud of what we do and are instrumental to our customers’ success.”

Glen – EMEA IT Infrastructure Manager @ Northrop Grumman UK

Your Future Team:

You will join the Infrastructure team consisting of system, network, and cloud engineers. Prepare to join an open and honest team, built on strong collaboration. Our customer teams are experts and continuously drive forward to succeed. We believe and encourage continuous learning with access to various training opportunities. You will be at the forefront of the IT team, maintaining the EMEA IT environment.

You will be highly proficient in day to day management of core IT systems and infrastructure, as well as AWS/Azure networking and security services. Deployment and management of infrastructure in virtual and physical form. Experience and a background in systems administration and team collaboration is essential.

We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business. 

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I’d like to find out more

then connect direct with talentenquiries@uk.ngc.com, our recruitment business partner who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

UK Defence Business:

Our UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer – with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/



Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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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.