Cyber Systems Administrators levels 2 and 3 - Linux

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Do you desire a patriotic role and the chance to defend our nation's cyber infrastructure? Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be used to provide cutting edge services to our customers? If so, then look to join our team. We are seeking Cyber Systems Administrators to join our team in Pensacola, FL.

This rolewill support large computing systems and state of the art solutions to a wide range of technical problems for classified programs and projects supporting the Department of Defense (DoD).

The Systems Administrator for 24x7x365 classified operations will design, install, configure, secure, troubleshoot and maintain operating systems for mission critical servers in support of classified DoD programs.

Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisitioninclude, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage Enterprise Red Hat Linux computing infrastructure.
  • Provide assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems.
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
  • Work with a team of Service desk and systems Administrators. May be called upon to assist with Service desk issues.
  • Utilize Remedy ticketing system for trouble management documentation.
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to DOD agencies and internal customers.
  • Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning.
  • Research and recommend/assist in improving system performance.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with remote customers.
This is a 24/7/365 environment and may support2nd or 3rd shift.

The selected candidate must obtain and maintain a DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 or higher certification prior to starting. For a list of qualified certifications, please reference

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field plus 3 or moreyears of relative IT administration experience; OR a Master's degree in a relatedtechnical field plus 1 or moreyears of relevant IT administration experience; OR 7 or moreyears of relative IT administration experience in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with Unix and/or Linux systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, including technical writing ability.
  • Ability to work 2nd or 3rd shift in a 24x7x365 environment.
  • Current, active Top Secret clearance.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 (or higher) certification prior to starting.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • RedHat Linux systems experience
  • Knowledge of Security Technical Implementation Guides(STIGs)
  • RHCSA, Netflow

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