Linux System Administrator 2/3

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team in Bellevue, NE.

Candidate will provide system administration support to the program's enterprise Linux production, test, and development environments, to include: system installation, configuration, troubleshooting, performance analysis, tuning, upgrading, patch maintenance, license management, system backup administration, user account/environment administration, implementing and maintaining system security postures, fiber attached storage manipulation, and assisting with hardware/software installations. Candidate should be self-motivated and will follow standard processes, plan effectively to complete tasks on schedule, and clearly document processes and results. Candidate will also participate in a rotating 24x7 on-call operational support role. Basic qualifications: Applicant should have a solid working knowledge of RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL5/6) operating systems, RHEL HA (High Availability) Cluster management, RedHat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), RedHat Satellite Server (RHSS), and HP and Dell blade server chassis management. Applicant should also have an understanding of networking/zoning to include VLAN/VSAN setup, and experience with RHEL and SELINUX system security lockdowns to include SCAP STIG and NESSUS ACAS mitigations. An understanding of Storage Area Network (SAN) administration would be a plus. Candidate should have, or be able to obtain a CompTIA Security certification prior to their start date. Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

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Basic Qualifications Level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and a minimum of 3 years of system administration/information technology experience (4 additional years of experience can be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Must have U.S. citizenship
  • Must be able to obtain (and maintain) a DoD Secret clearance (Interim Secret required to start)
  • CompTIA Security certification upon start
  • Possess experience with RHEL and/or SELINUX system security configurations, lockdowns, and troubleshooting to include SCAP STIG and NESSUS ACAS mitigations and patching

Basic Qualifications Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and a minimum of 6 years of system administration/information technology experience (4 additional years of experience can be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Must have U.S. citizenship
  • Must be able to obtain (and maintain) a DoD Secret clearance (Interim Secret required to start)
  • CompTIA Security certification upon start
  • Possess experience with RHEL and/or SELINUX system security configurations, lockdowns, and troubleshooting to include SCAP STIG and NESSUS ACAS mitigations and patching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have strong organization skills to prioritize assigned work and meet deadlines
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess an understanding of networking and zoning to include VLAN/VSAN setups
  • Possess an understanding of Storage Area Network (SAN) administration

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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