Northrop Grumman Linux Systems Administrator/Analyst 3 - Boulder, CO in Boulder, Colorado
Put your years of experience into a future of excellence... Northrop Grumman is seeking a Linux/Unix System Administrator to join our team in defining the future. This position will be located in Boulder, Colorado . The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Services team, supporting Sensor Exploitation Systems' and the Mission Systems Sector.
Roles and Responsibilities:
System Administrators are responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining multi-purposed servers, as well as respond to and plan for service outages. Duties include creating/maintaining scripts for automation, project management for computer systems-related projects, collaborating with peer administrators, training junior administrators, and consulting for computer problems beyond the knowledge of engineering staff.
Administration of classified *nix systems within strict security policies and procedures [STIG/DSS]
Configuration & maintenance of Red Hat tools such as Identity Management (IPA) and Satellite Server
OS installations and network configurations on servers and workstations
Defining, understanding & implementing computer lab requirements.
Perform technical research leading to solutions for system or software limitations
COTS SW installation, configuration and maintenance (to include first-level application support for users)
Creating accurate, detailed technical procedures & installation instructions
DIACAP accreditation of classified systems, NISPOM, and participation in DSS audits
Configure and administer virtual machines using VMware VSphere 6.x
Unix-to-Windows interoperability and configurations using Centrify
The selected candidate will have the ability to apply technical skills and experience in managing selected *nix servers and numerous workstations supporting highly skilled engineers working with advanced programming languages and algorithms. Additionally, they will manage and maintain a smooth operation of workstations while working with network, software, and hardware engineers that are remote and on site. They will design and develop server disaster recovery strategies and ensure data integrity by evaluating, proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware solutions. Other key responsibilities will be to 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, as well as develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
Master's degree and 3 years of IT experience; OR a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of IT experience; OR an Associate's degree and 7 years of IT experience; OR a High School Diploma/GED and 9 years of experience is required
Must have Linux, UNIX, and/or Solaris server administration experience in a classified environment
Must have an IAT Level 2 DOD 8570 baseline certification (example: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP); OR must have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of start date
Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) in orderto be considered
5 years of Systems Administration experience withUNIX, Linux, Red Hat 5.x/6.x/7.x, or Solaris
Active Top Secret Clearance
Experience with Windows to UNIX interoperability; i.e., Samba and/or Exceed
Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet/Chef/Ansible
Experience creating scripts using python or shell scripting
Experience with revision control software such as Git or subversion
Experience creating spec files and building RPM's
Experience with Kickstart and Satellite server a plus.
Experience with Single Sign on infrastructure utilizing Centrify
RAID storage knowledge. (Preferably understanding of NetApp's DataOntap or C-Dot.)
Good understanding of STIGs related to *nix systems
Knowledge of NISPOM information system requirements, particularly Chapter 8 and/or Risk Management Framework (RMF)
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