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Northrop Grumman

Linux Systems Administrator / Principal Linux Systems Administrator

Enon, OH

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to maintain and enhance Linux Systems and Infrastructure in support of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. NASIC is responsible for creating all-source intelligence defining the present and future air, air defense, cyber, space and ballistic missile threats to enable military operations, force modernization, and policy making.

Summary of Responsibility

You will be an active part of a team of System, Network, and Storage Administrators who collaborate to support a large development infrastructure that replicates a wide variety of customer environments to include Linux and Windows. The team manages the hardware, software, network, security, and end user support for a wide range of tools and infrastructure. This environment includes ever growing opportunities with modernization such as Cloud technologies and DevOps CI/CD pipelines. You will be primarily focused on Linux Systems Administration and be prepared for supporting a production environment on site at NASIC/WPAFB once properly cleared to support mission critical needs.

Basic Qualifications for a Systems Administrator:
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 3 years of experience OR Master's degree with 1 year of experience OR a high school diploma or GED equivalent with 7 years of experience
  • Minimum of three years of experience with Systems Administration for Linux Operating Systems such as RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, or Rocky Linux.
  • Able to obtain IAT Level II certification such as CASP+ or Security+ within 90 days
  • U.S. citizenship with an active TS/SCI clearance
Basic Qualifications for a Principal Systems Administrator:
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math discipline with 6 years of experience OR Master's degree with 4 years of experience OR a high school diploma or GED equivalent with 10 years of experience
  • Minimum of three years of experience with Systems Administration for Linux Operating Systems such as RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, or Rocky Linux.
  • Able to obtain IAT Level II certification such as CASP+ or Security+ within 90 days
  • U.S. citizenship with an active TS/SCI clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with DevOps architecture such as Kubernetes, Nexus, Harbor, Docker, GitLab, etc.
  • Experience with security compliance and related security scanning products.
  • Experience in enterprise backup and restore solutions, storage area network (SAN), and network attached storage (NAS)
  • Experience with scripting using tools such as Python, Perl, Bash, PowerShell, etc.
  • Experience with network administration and related infrastructure
  • Experience with hardware installation and maintenance to include firmware upgrades
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
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.

Salary Range: $72,100 - $108,100
Salary Range 2: $88,600 - $133,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.
The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

Client-provided location(s): Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, USA
Job ID: NorthropGrumman-R10144029
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Four-Day Work Week
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led

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