Sr. Principal Systems Administrator

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking an Oracle Middleware Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Perform Oracle product administration, including Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle SOA Suite, and Oracle Identity Management products used on the Program
Install/configure Oracle products
Evaluate and apply patches and updates
Troubleshoot issues and perform problem resolution in existing CA systems/applications, Oracle products, and other middleware tools
Create automated configuration/update scripts using puppet or other scripting language
Create/maintain system documentation



Basic Qualifications:

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

Bachelor's degree in a related field and 10 years' experience
At least 7 years of experience maintaining Oracle Fusion Middleware products such as Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle SOA Suite or Oracle Identity Management products in a Unix/Linux environment
Hands on experience evaluating and installing of patches/security updates to Oracle Fusion Middleware products or Oracle Identity Management products
Hands on experience in application performance monitoring
Hands on experience writing detailed deployment instructions
Must have a current, active Secret (or higher)clearance. An interim clearance may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Experience with Oracle identity and access management (OIAM) technologies
Experience writing automated configuration/update scripts using puppet or other scripting language
Experience maintaining Oracle SOA based web services
Experience deploying applications into production environments
Knowledge of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) security guidelines
Experience using engineering environments and tools that support agile development, such as JIRA, Rally, VersionOne, and Confluence
Experience working as a member of an Agile team

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