Linux Systems Administrator/Analyst 2/3 - Boulder, CO

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence... Northrop Grumman is seeking a Linux/Unix System Administrator to join our team in defining the future. This position will be located in Boulder, Colorado. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Services team, supporting Sensor Exploitation Systems' and the Mission Systems Sector. This position can be filled at either Level2 or Level 3.

System Administrators are responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining multi-purposed servers, as well as respond to and plan for service outages. Duties include creating/maintaining scripts for automation, project management for computer systems-related projects, collaborating with peer administrators, training junior administrators, and consulting for computer problems beyond the knowledge of engineering staff.

Roles and Responsibilities for Level 2:

  • Administration of classified nix systems within strict security policies and procedures [STIG/DSS]
  • Configuration & maintenance of Red Hat tools such as Identity Management (IPA) and Satellite Server
  • OS installations and network configurations on servers and workstations
  • COTS SW installation, configuration and maintenance (to include first-level application support for users)
  • DIACAP accreditation of classified systems, NISPOM, and participation in DSS audits
  • Configure and administer virtual machines using VMware Vsphere 6.X

Roles and Responsibilities for Level 3 (includes all Level 2 Roles and Responsibilities):

  • Defining, understanding & implementing computer lab requirements.
  • Perform technical research leading to solutions for system or software limitations
  • Creating accurate, detailed technical procedures & installation instructions
  • Unix-to-Windows interoperability and configurations using Centrify
  • Configure and administer Storage appliances


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This position can be filled at either level2 or level 3.

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Basic Qualifications for Level 2:

  • Master's degree and6 months ofIT experience; OR a Bachelor's degree and2 years of IT experience; OR an Associate's degree and4 years of IT experience; OR a High School Diploma/GED and6 years of experience is required.
  • Must haveUNIX,Linux, and/or Solaris server administration experience in a classified environment
  • Must have an IAT Level 2 DOD 8570 baseline certification (example: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP); OR must have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of start date
  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) in orderto be considered

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • Master's degree and 3 years of IT experience; OR a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of IT experience; OR an Associate's degree and 7 years of IT experience; OR a High School Diploma/GED and 9 years of experience is required.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of UNIX, Linux, and/or Solaris server administration experience in a classified environment
  • Must have an IAT Level 2 DOD 8570 baseline certification (example: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP); OR must have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of start date
  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) in orderto be considered


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of Systems Administration experience withUNIX, Linux, Red Hat 5.x/6.x/7.x, or Solaris
  • Security+ certification
  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Experience with Windows to UNIX interoperability; i.e., Samba and/or Exceed
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet/Chef/Ansible
  • Experience creating scripts using python or shell scripting
  • Experience with revision control software such as Git or subversion
  • Experience creating spec files and building RPM's
  • Experience with Kickstart and Satellite server a plus.
  • Experience with Single Sign on infrastructure utilizing Centrify
  • RAID storage knowledge. (Preferably understanding of NetApp's DataOntap or C-Dot.)
  • Good understanding of STIGs related to nix systems
  • Knowledge of NISPOM information system requirements, particularly Chapter 8 and/or Risk Management Framework (RMF)

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