Linux Systems Administrator 4

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Systems Administrator 4 for our Aurora, CO location.

Our program has a need for a self-motivated, hardworking System Administrator capable of working on an agile, development program. The individual needs to be comfortable supporting incremental hardware deliveries that could require reconfiguration and continuous restructuring /builds of the current infrastructure as new hardware is procured and baselines received. Selected candidates will initially be responsible for: Hardware installs and configuration; COTs SW installs; Security Patching; Hardware Maintenance; and User Accounts. The ideal candidate will develop solutions to moderate problems, utilizing ingenuity and general direction or oversight. The candidate must understand how their tasks fit within the overall program goals and perform their work accordingly.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical degree with 10 years' experience; or 14 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Active TS/SCI security Clearance
  • Experience loading, configuring, and troubleshooting Linux operating systems, including RedHat
  • Experience with VMware vSphere
  • Experience with Puppet
  • Experience installing a variety of applications on Linux/Unix platforms
  • Experience with LDAP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing system backups, maintaining archives, and data recovery
  • Experience working with Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage
  • Familiar with Windows Active Directory and user account management
  • Scripting experience
  • Database Administration experience

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