Systems Administrator 3

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in San Diego, CA is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator 3 for a Development Network at Spectrum Center in San Diego, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

Individual will be responsible AD/Centrify provisioning, OS image installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. In addition to being the primary Linux Admin, this user will be responsible for remediating vulnerabilities that come up and Nessus Security Center scans or work with the POC on record to do so, add users to Windows Active Groups that are added to sudoers and create Linux VM's in VSphere.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 6 Years relatedwith Bachelors; 4 Years with Masters; may consider additional years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • Systems Administration of Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Enterprise Linux Operating Systems and others.
  • Active Secret DOD Clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • VMware virtualization and management (VSphere 5.x or later); creating vm's, taking snapshots etc
  • Container based Virtualization
  • Ansible Configuration Management & Puppet
  • NAS and SAN technologies (NetApp SAN, EMC SAN, HP NAS)
  • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (Win 7, 10, Server 2008, 12, 16)
  • Vulnerability remediation via ACAS, Splunk, or Nessus
  • Atlassian Tools experience (Confluence, Jira, Bitbucket etc)
  • Jenkins/Fortify
  • SQL Database creation, query, and manipulation
  • Scripting in Powershell
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Automation experience
What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}

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