Principal Cyber Systems Engineer 3 - Top Secret

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Cyber Systems Engineer/Hunt Incident Response Team(HIRT) Lab Manager with a Top Secret Clearance. This position is located in Arlington, VA and requires you to work the 2nd shift.

Position Duties;
Install, configure, integrate, and maintain multiple vendor specific devices.
Perform ongoing patching, performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
Proficient in Linux.
Experience with VMWare virtualization software.
Responsible for implementing server configurations, operating systems, firewalls, patch management, and account management to protect the systems against threats and vulnerabilities.
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
Ability to design, build, and maintain lab network and servers.
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system tasks.
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.
Perform periodic performance reporting.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience, a Master's Degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience, a PhD with no experience required, or a total of 9 years of experience without a degree.
Active Top Secret Security Clearance with ability to obtain a DHS SCI, as well as obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.
Ability to understand and learn technical specifications, system requirements and other application design information as needed.
Proficiency in Linux system administration.
Understanding of Systems and Network Administration and Network Security.
Experience writing scripts to monitor system services, resources, data mine logs, etc

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience developing Python/Bash/Perl/Ansible or similar scripts.
STEM Degree
Active DHS EOD Clearance

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