Melbourne, Florida

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 Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Linux Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Melbourne, FL area.  Roles and responsibilities include:  Perform duties as a Linux System Administrator for a classified government contract Managing and maintaining secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Linux servers and workstations Supporting bare-metal and virtual machines Installing, hardening and patching Linux operating systems Developing and documenting technical procedures Able to partition disks, create logical volumes, create file systems and mount file systems in Linux environments ​Configure, manage and monitor SAN based storage Read, modify and create shell script and scripts in various other language Understand basic LDAP and DNS concepts and be able to query these services for information and troubleshoot issues in Linux environments Learn new technologies on own and work effectively independently, while still coordinating actions as required Install and configure COTS software, and perform configuration and maintenance in Linux environments 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 deployment activities Coordinating actions with peer system administrators, network administrators, security teams, software teams and hardware engineers     Basic Qualifications: A relevant Master's Degree with 0 years of experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of experience OR an Associate's Degree with 4 years of experience OR a High School Diploma/GED with 6 years of experience Experience installing/configuring Linux OS. Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Active Top Secret Security Clearance with ability to maintain. Ability to be cleared to special access programs. Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed. US citizenship is required to maintain security clearance. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors or Masters Degree in IS related field. Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG. Linux Redhat System Administration certification(s). Experience with NAS storage device (preferably NetApp) administration (ONTAP 8.x or higher ; CDOT). 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. Identity Management (Single Sign-On) experience. VMware and ESXi (6.x or higher) configuration and management experience. Experience with host-based firewall implementations and configuration (Redhat “iptables”). Experience building custom “rpm” software packages for Redhat platforms. Experience administering Windows OS versions 7, 10, 2008, 2012 or 2016 OS. Solid writing skills and use of Wiki pages and SharePoint sites for documentation. DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco). Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification. 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

Melbourne, Florida

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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