Systems Operations & Maintenance Professional 3/4

Do you desire a patriotic role and the chance to defend our nation's cyber infrastructure? Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be used to provide cutting edge services to our customers? If so, then look to join the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems team.

The Systems Operations & Maintenance Professional 3/4 position will be located in Arlington, VA. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Position Description:

* Operating Systems and Applications Administration: Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting.
* Network Routing, Switching, Firewalls and Infrastructure Administration: Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting.
* Virtualization, particularly in vSphere Systems is a core part of NCATS infrastructure. An individual with certification/training and demonstrable experience in vSphere 6 technologies equivalent to the vSphere 6 Foundations exam (2V0-620) is preferred.
* Physical Installation Practices. The individual should have datacenter installation experience and knowledge of standards for installing systems grounded in Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) standards, to ensure they can safely operate alone in a DHS datacenter or customer environment where proper installation is key to safety and availability.
* Technical Writing/Requirements Management. Requires the ability to communicate, listen to others, think abstractly/work realistically, define limits, and understand policy.

Basic Qualifications - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or 4.

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field and a minimum of 5 years related technical experience required for the level 3 role.
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field and a minimum of 9 years related technical experience required for the level 4 role.
* Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.
* Experience installing and troubleshooting *NIX (Linux/Unix/OS X) and Windows based systems with software applications that have multiple dependencies which meet custom tailored customer and government requirements.
* Experience in the four network related areas of routing, switching, firewalls and infrastructure with demonstrable skills in planning, installation configuration and troubleshooting.

Preferred Qualifications - Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration:

* Current/Active DHS SCI & EOD.
* Master's Degree in Cybersecurity related field.
* Previous experience supporting the Department of Homeland Security.
* Previous experience working in a Cybersecurity Center/CERT organization.

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.${descr2}${descr3}


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