Computer Systems Analyst/Linux Systems Administrator 3 /4

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence… Northrop Grumman is seeking a Linux administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure and development environment; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. You will become an integral part of the team, making every problem of the platform a problem of your own, and solving them accordingly. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information Technology Solutions team supporting the Sensor Exploitation Systems' Colorado Operations software development activities and several high visible Space programs managed within the Mission Systems Sector. If you love being in the command line environment, then keep on reading…

Roles and Responsibilities:

Linux system administrators must be able to apply technical skills and experience in managing selected Linux servers and numerous Linux workstations supporting highly skilled engineers working with advanced programming languages and algorithms. Manages and maintains a smooth operation of workstations while working with network, software, and hardware engineers that are remote and on site. 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. Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.

  • Administration of Linux systems in classified environments
  • Must be comfortable in the command line environment
  • Must be able to create and modify shell or other language scripts
  • Ability to learn new technologies on own
  • Configuration & maintenance of Red Hat products such as Identity Management (IPA) and Satellite Server
  • OS installations and network configurations on servers and workstations via Kickstart (PXE)
  • COTS SW installation, configuration and maintenance
  • Perform technical research leading to solutions of complex problems
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced team environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously

Basic Qualifications:

This position can be hired as a Level 3 or Level 4, depending upon experience.

Level 3 Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • 5 years of relevant Linux experience with Bachelors in Science degree; 3 years with Master's degree
  • Active Secret Clearance and must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance

Level 4 Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • 9 years of relevant Linux experience with Bachelors in Science degree; 7 years with a Master's degree
  • Active Secret Clearance and must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Security certification
  • Active Red Hat certification
  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Good understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities
  • Experience with hardening systems in accordance with STIGs
  • Experience with revision control software such as Git or subversion
  • Experience building custom RPMs
  • In depth knowledge of administering Red Hat Satellite Server 5 and 6
  • Experience with creating custom ISO build images
  • Experience with Linux-to-Windows interoperability and configurations using Centrify
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet/Chef/Ansible
  • Good understanding of RAID storage concepts.
  • Experience with NetApp or other NAS enterprise solutions
  • Experience configuring and administering virtual machines using VMware Vsphere 6.X

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