Cyber Systems Administrator 2/3

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively recruiting for a Cyber Systems Administrator 2/3 to join our team in Landover, MD. The System Administrators will maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space. This position is M-F 3rd Shift 10pm 6:30am (flexible by 1-2hrs).

Additional Responsibilities include:
Installing, configuring and maintaining Oracle Sun Server X4 Series, x86 and including virtualized servers.
Perform regular day-to-day Systems Administration activities such as User Administrations, Disk Management, Package Install, Patch Management, Storage Management, NFS Administration and disaster recovery/fail-over.
Identify, analyze, fix, and determine root cause, follow-up and coordinate changes to resolve complex problems involving hardware, software, networking and applications
Ensure backups are completed successfully.
Perform backup restores from NAS and tape for system users.
Monitor and ensure adequate security for hosts and provide access control for file systems.
VMWare: Assist in maintenance of virtualized server environment.
Create and configure hosts and VMs and allocate corresponding system resources as required.
Maintain and patch existing hosts and VMs using VMWare COTS product.
Application Administration: Support a variety of server and desktop COTS, agents, and GOTS applications.
Other duties: Maintain operational procedures and guides and create tickets to document all break/fix incidents.

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3 based on qualifications
This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3 based on qualifications

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:
3+ years of systems administration experience
DOD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II Certification.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in administration; implementing and troubleshooting within UNIX environment.
Experience with NAS and SAN technologies, EMC2 or Isilon.
Experience in administering VMWare and ESXi 5.0 or later.
Must be able to work 3rd Shift 10pm-6:30am (flexible by 1-2 hrs as needed)

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
6+ years of systems administration experience
DOD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II Certification.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in administration; implementing and troubleshooting within UNIX environment.
Experience with NAS and SAN technologies, EMC2 or Isilon.
Experience in administering VMWare and ESXi 5.0 or later.
Must be able to work 3rd Shift 10pm-6:30am (flexible by 1-2 hrs as needed)

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering or systems administrator experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI required. Successful candidate will be required to pass Polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications:
Environmental Certification (Linux+, Oracle Certified Professional, Solaris 10 System Administrator).
Familiarity with COTS products like Mac OS X, Oracle 11g r2, Netbackup, Atlassian Confluence.
Possess the ability to read shell scripts.
Special consideration would be given to individuals' direct PDAS knowledge.
Supporting a 24x7 Network Operation Center.

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.${descr2}${descr3}


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