02 Jan
Principal Systems Administrator
California, San diego , 92101 San diego USA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our organization is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal Systems Administrator based out of San Diego, C. As a Principal Systems Administrator at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.What You'll get to Do: This systems administrator will be expected to maintain and support the design, development, and testing of program computing assets. This position requires knowledge of Red Hat Virtualization, BIND/DNS management, LDAP administration, backup technology, and network connectivity. Experience with implementation of DoD Cyber Security requirements is highly desired.The position also requires the ability to support design, development, and testing of Intel based computers as well as troubleshooting BIOS issues, working daily with RAID arrays, cabling, and chassis hardware. A working knowledge of, and experience with IP networking and general computing is a plus.QualificationsBasic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with 6 years of experience; or 4 years of relevant experience with a Masters degree;
    • An additional 4 years of relevant experience/education can be considered in lieu of a Bachelors Degree
  • Experience with administering Red Hat Linux systems, including installation and configuration of the operating system, User administration, backup and restoration, and troubleshooting functional issues
  • Operational experience with LDAP, DNS, and database services.
  • Knowledge of Python/BASH/Ansible scripting.
  • Proficiency in MS Office including PowerPoint and Visio.
  • CLEARANCE: Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
  • Knowledge of Windows management
  • Knowledge of Windows LDAP, VMWare, and SAN storage systems.
  • Knowledge of Python and Powershell scripting.
  • Red Hat, Linux+ or similar certification
  • VMWare experience.
  • Experience with Ansible and GIT.
  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (Endpoint Security Solutions (ESS)/Splunk).
  • Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.
  • DoD 8570 Certification including a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).
  • Able to work well in a team environment and be able to adapt quickly to change.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.

Salary Range: $95,000 USD - $142,400 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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