Prncpl Cyber Sys Administrator

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking multiple Cyber Systems Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Candidate will be capable of working with multiple teams of engineer and software development personnel to assemble, reassemble, integrate and install operant systems and application software to build mission systems. They will enable and support the integration, testing, and production of new mission systems. They will generate robust system baselines that are suitable for easy deployment to lab and filed suit installations, and produce installation and configuration manuals to support deployments. They will exercise development software on newly deployed systems for formal software testing. The candidate will:
Support the implementations, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology systems.
Provide system administration services for Linux / UNIX infrastructure and development systems (scripting and loading machines using KickStart system configuration)
Support the build and software integration of new mission systems and supporting architecture under development (client/server/storage/network devices, etc.)
Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes are required by evolvement of production environments, updating software and software configurations. Configure and manage UNIX and Windows Operating systems and install/loads operating system software, troubleshoot, maintains integrity and configures network components along with the implementation operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

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Basic Qualifications:
Minimum 10 years' experience as a Linux System Administrator working with RH Enterprise Linux, CENTOS and with DNS and SSH configurations. Demonstrated experience performing applications testing involving/requiring: RedHat Linux or advanced general Linux knowledge; trouble shooting of standard daemons and tools (NFS, NTP, BIND, APACHE, SYSLOG, logrotate, chkconfig, init scripts, curl general networking, etc.)
Proficient and able to apply knowledge/experience in the following areas:
Provide system administration service for Linux infrastructure and development systems (practical experience with RedHat Yellow Dog Updater (U+YUM) and RHCTA or higher) certification is highly desired.
Familiarization with shell scripting languages such as Rubym KSH, BASH execution and analysis
Maintain scripts for loading machines using KickStart and Puppet manifests and perform/verify system configurations
Apply experience to automate system installations using tools such as KickStart
Assemble, reassemble and provision operation systems for development, testing and production environments. L
Apply hands-on experience configuring and troubleshooting Blade Centers and Dell servers
Knowledge of virtualization software to include ESXi (VMWARE) and KVM (CENTOS), and High Availability Configuration
Apply Networking Skills and knowledge of TCP/IP networking
Knowledge of Cisco or other vendor switch configuration
Working knowledge of Windows server and domain administration
Proactively contribute to the team and recommend technical and procedural enhancements
Work closely with other team members and be able to demonstrate independent skill set when working on the team

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Must have active TS/SCI w/Poly Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
Knowledge SIGINT mission systems
Experience with Agile Methodologies

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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