Associate Windows Systems Administrator - Polygraph Annapolis Junction, MD

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's Chief Information Office is seeking a qualified Windows Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area.

The selected candidate will be required to work on-site, full-time, with time split between our Linthicum, MD and Annapolis Junction, MD campuses . Roles and responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Perform as a Windows Systems Administrator for a large classified government contract.

  • Maintain efficient operations of desktop computers.

  • Support multiple networks and ensure necessary IT administration tasks are completed under supervision as necessary.

  • Serve as the first point of contact for customers seeking technical assistance over the phone, via email, and/or in-person.

  • Provide answers to clients by identifying problems, researching answers, and guiding clients through corrective steps.

  • Record events, problems, and their resolution in logs.

  • Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.

Note: Due to the classified nature of the work being performed, this position does not offer any virtual or telecommute working options. Applicants are encouraged to apply, only if they are willing to work on-site.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree with 2 years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree with 0 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.

  • Active DoD Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph security clearance

  • Current IAT Level II certification (ie. Security+CE) or greater.

  • Windows Server management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience operating under and managing systems within current applicable information systems compliance standards.

  • Fundamental knowledge of Windows desktop support and Active Directory (AD) users and computers.

  • Helpdesk support experience.

  • Experience working in team of IT professionals under direct supervision.


Salary Range: $60,900 - $95,800

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.

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.