Linux Systems Administrator 3/4

    • Redondo Beach, CA

Information Technology


Expand your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies. Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Linux
Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Redondo Beach area.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Perform as a Linux Systems Administrator for a classified government contract. Managing systems, including Red Hat
    Enterprise Linux servers, workstations, and applications for several program or project areas.
  • Support highly skilled engineers working with advanced engineering tools.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format.
  • Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system
    engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.
  • Support multiple networks. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
  • Analyze internal and external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions
    to problems by means of automated systems.
  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system
    including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
  • Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis.
  • Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
  • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.
  • Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
  • Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.
  • Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the
    Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
  • Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
  • Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
  • Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.
  • Lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Work after hours and weekends as needed.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


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