Colorado Springs, Colorado

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 Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team on the Missile Defense Space Warning Tool (MDST) / MDST Ops Organization, on the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) program as a Linux Systems Administrator based out of Schriever AFB, CO.

MDST is responsible for maintaining a development lab in support of MDST software development and an operations lab where the software is deployed.

What You’ll get to Do:

The Systems Administrator primary duties include installing, troubleshooting, updating/patching, and maintenance of Linux environments, lab assets, & IT infrastructure.

Candidate will sustain operational uptime on Red Hat Linux systems and provide daily support for hardware and software issues, data recovery, system upgrades, software upgrades, and configuration issues.

Candidate will assist in management of COTS, GOTS, software licenses, and other developed software applications.

Candidate will also be responsible for performing security hardening on systems using DoD STIGs and other best practice security guidelines.

Secondary duties will include researching new technologies, evaluating products, writing processes/documentation and performing training as needed. Other duties will be assigned as required.

Basic Qualifications:

- For a Sr. Principal Systems Administrator: Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experience, or 13 years of experience in lieu of a degree

- For a Principal Systems Administrator: Bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience, or 10 years of experience in lieu of a degree

- Active SECRET Security Clearance

- Security+ with Continuing Education (CE) or equivalent certification under DoD 8570.01-M

- Experience with Linux System Administration in a multi-user networked environment

- Experience in Virtualization technology (VMWare)

- Experience with one more scripting languages

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience utilizing cybersecurity software applications such as SCC, ACAS, and HBSS

- Experience as administrator using Ansible, IPA/IDM identity management systems, Red Hat Satellite, and other hardware

technologies

- Ability to define and manage competing priorities

- Experience with automation of system configuration and deployment technologies

- Active TOP SECRET Security Clearance

- In-depth experience in Operations and Maintenance activities of IT infrastructure

- Experience working with vendors to expedite installations and repairs to ensure maximum uptime

- Experience with configuration and installation of cybersecurity software applications such as SCC, ACAS, and HBSS

- Experience with network device management

- Experience managing relational database systems

- Experience with interpretive and complied programming languages

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.

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.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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