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 is looking for you to join our team as a Systems Administrator based out of Redondo Beach, CA supporting our Payload and Ground System for Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). What you'll get to do? You will be responsible for maintaining smooth operation of unclassified / classified multi-user computer systems. Duties will include: - Interaction with users to determine hardware/software requirements and installation and configuration of hardware, operating systems and COTS. - Ancillary duties will include, but are not limited to: evaluation of vendor products, providing recommendations to purchase hardware and software, providing backup recovery, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, building of systems and computing asset management. - Applicant must be experienced in STIG configuration, classified processing, and security procedures. Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which including: - Medical, Dental & Vision coverage - 401k - Education Assistance - Health & Wellness Resources - Life insurance - Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions - Paid Time Off - Employee Discounts - Flexible schedules, like the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work. This requisition may be filled at a Principal or Sr. Principal Systems Administrator level. Basic Qualifications for a Principal Systems Administrator: - Bachelor's degree with at least 6 years of related experience; Master's degree with at least 4 years of related experience; or an additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. - Experience with systems administration in a Linux environment. - Ability to obtain and maintain Security+ Certification. - Current DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI access. Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Systems Administrator: - Bachelor's degree with at least 10 years of related experience; Master's degree with at least 8 years of related experience; or an additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. - Experience with systems administration in a Linux environment. - Ability to obtain and maintain Security+ Certification. - Current DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI access. Preferred Qualifications: -Virtualization experience such as ESX - Experience managing a highly virtualized testing lab - Experience with remote and local system deployments - Familiarity with NAS and SAN technologies (NetApp SAN, EMC SAN, HP, NAS) - CISSP or Microsoft OS Certification - Experience with Ansible #SpacePGS #SpacePGSSW 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. 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.