Beavercreek, Ohio

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Systems Administrator to maintain and enhance Linux Systems and Infrastructure for multiple programs in support of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and other partner IC agencies. Successful candidates will clearly demonstrate strong technical skills to achieve high availability, security, and integrity for the operating environment. They should have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This System Administrator will be an active part of a team of System, Network, and Storage Administrators who collaborate to support a large development infrastructure that replicates a wide variety of customer environments to include Linux, Windows, and Solaris environments. The team manages the hardware, software, network, security, and end user support for a wide range of tools and infrastructure. This environment includes ever growing opportunities with modernization such as Cloud technologies and DevOps CI/CD pipelines.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.
Basic Qualifications for a Linux Systems Administrator:
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 3 Years related experience or Master's degree with 1 Year relevant experience or a High school diploma or GED equivalent with 7 Years relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
  • U.S. citizenship with ability to get a TS/SCI security clearance
  • 1 Year Linux System Administration
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong Troubleshooting and Problem Solving Skills
Basic Qualifications for a Principal Linux System Administrator:
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 6 Years related experience or Master's degree with 3 Years relevant experience or a High school diploma with 10 Years relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
  • U.S. citizenship with ability to get a TS/SCI security clearance
  • 3 Years Linux System Administration
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong Troubleshooting and Problem Solving Skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Active CompTIA CASP+ or Security+ certification
  • Linux Administration Certifications
  • Experience with the following:
    • Virtualization/VMWare
    • Ansible
    • Kubernetes/Docker
    • Bash, Python, or other Scripting
    • Linux Security Hardening
    • Storage Administration
    • LDAP/Kerberos Administration
    • Information Assurance Compliance / Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD
Salary Range 2: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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.

Beavercreek, Ohio

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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