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Systems Administrator/ Principal Systems Administrator- Active TS/SCI w/polygraph clearance required

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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 as a Systems Administrator/Principal Systems Administrator based out of Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:
- Works in an agile based team consisting of systems administrators, systems engineers, hardware engineers, and software engineers
- Builds large, integrated hardware systems from bare metal including racking, cabling, powering, initializing systems
- Supports the integration and test of hardware and software subsystems
- Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system; including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
- Mentors and trains junior systems administrators
- Updates Windows WSUS servers for monthly patching and virus scanning
- Creates and maintains administrator and user accounts through Windows Domain Controller
- Creates and maintains system documentation
- Performs tuning system performance,
- Installs system wide software and allocates mass storage space
- Performs backups and recovery as required

This requisition may be filled at either a Systems Admin or Principal Systems Admin level This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below This requisition may be filled at either a Systems Administrator or Principal Systems Administrator

Basic Qualifications:
- Systems Administrator: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with 3 years of related experience in systems administration; 1 year with a Master's degree; 7 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
- Principal Systems Administrator: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with 6 years of related experience in systems administration; 4 years with a Master's degree; 2 years with a PhD; 10 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
- Experienced Linux System Administration for Red Hat/CentO
- with Red Hat Certified System Administrator or no less than 3 years' experience
- Demonstrated understanding of and experience with virtualization technologies, including VMware within a virtualized environment.
- Good communication skills
- Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance required to start

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with satellite ground station hardware system administration
- Experience with NetApp storage solutions
- Experience with installing and configuring Docker containers
- Experience with Kubernetes

Salary Range: $70,896 USD - $106,344 USD
Salary Range 2: $87,780 USD - $131,670 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 .

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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