Computer Systems Analyst 2/3 - Linux Sys Admin

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a qualified Linux Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in Baltimore MD.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform as a Linux System Administrator for a large classified government contract
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format.
  • Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.
  • Able to support multiple networks. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
  • Assist with backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection system and update virus definitions on a routine basis.
  • Assist with software patching and system hardening.
  • Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
  • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
  • Assist with the development and documentation of technical processes and procedures as needed.
  • Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
  • Adhere to strict Information Systems Security guidelines in all cases.
  • Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the
  • Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
  • Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
  • Reports project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
  • Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

ESCSO

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a technical position supporting server environments or 6 years of experience in a technical position supporting server environments.
  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining server hardware and associated equipment.
  • Current Security CE certification.
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
  • DoD Secret Clearance required.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a technical position supporting server environments or 9 years of experience in a technical position supporting server environments.
  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining server hardware and associated equipment.
  • Current Security CE certification.
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
  • DoD Secret Clearance required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Red Hat Certification.
  • Understanding of basic networking; Cisco experience.
  • Windows server experience.
  • Microsoft Active Directory experience.
  • VMWare experience.
  • Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with C&A process.
  • DoD 8570/8410 Certifications.
  • Top Secret/SCI Clearance.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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