02 Jan
Principal Computer Systems Analyst / Cybersecurity Liaison
California, Palmdale , 93551 Palmdale 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 Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Palmdale area.Roles and responsibilities include but not limited to:Function as a Windows System Administrator/Cyber Security Liaison for a large classified government contract.Able to work with both Cyber and the IT office to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization with internal or external customers, in written and oral format.Maintain efficient operations of the entire IT infrastructure including severs, desktop and networking equipment. Able to support multiple networks. Ensure necessary IT administration tasks are completed independently as necessary.Analyze internal or external customer requirements and recommend equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis as directed by policy.Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions as directed by policy.Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user and impact.Develop and maintain technical processes and procedures as needed.Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Cyber Security teamReport project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.SECTOR INFORMATION Minimum Qualifications:Associate's degree with 7 years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience, or a Master's degree with 3 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.Experience operating under and managing systems within current applicable information systems compliance standards. Technical abilities Experience maintaining Classified Windows Domains in effective operations to included:Working knowledge of:Active Directory (AD) maintenance and support.Group Policy (GPO)DNS managementDHCP and scopesWindows Server Update Servers (WSUS), SCCM or similar update serviceCertificate Authority (CA) serverSupporting license managersSupporting golden image deployment and underlying infrastructureExperience working with vulnerability scanning tools. Clearance and access Currently active Top Secret clearance and Polygraph required.US CitizenshipCandidate must agree to submit and successfully complete a Polygraph reexamination as a condition to retain access to special program(s).Must have the ability to obtain and maintain, access to program as a condition of continued employment. Non-Technical abilities and certs Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DOD 8570 security certification. Certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.Experience working in team of IT professionals.Ability to travel as needed.Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 poundsAbility to work after hours and weekends as neededPreferred Qualifications:Experience giving technical presentation to technical and non-technical attendeesExperience providing surge support to other programs as neededActive vendor-based IT certificationExperience with SplunkExperience with Nessus

Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 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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