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Northrop Grumman Windows Systems Administrator 4 in Linthicum, Maryland

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Polygraph

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you will discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in Linthicum, MD.

Essential Functions :

  • Perform as Senior Windows System Administrator on large classified government contracts.

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral formats.

  • Support the system design and operations of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, desktop technicians, project managers, end users, Gov. customer and IT management.

  • Ensure necessary compliance tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.

  • Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine 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.

  • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.

  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.

  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.

  • Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.

  • Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.

  • Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).

  • Prepare security documentation for Cyber Security team.

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

  • Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree and 11 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience, or Master's degree and 7 years of experience; 13 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance and Counterintelligence (CI-Scope) Polygraph required.

  • Candidate must agree to submit and successfully complete a CI-Scope Polygraph reexamination as a condition to retain access to special program(s).

  • Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DOD 8570 security certification.Certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

  • Experience operating under and managing systems within ICD-503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.

  • Experience gathering systems requirements.

  • Experience designing complex computer systems.

  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment.

  • Windows Operating Systems support experience.

  • Strong working knowledge of Windows Domain support.

  • Ability to scan then patch and harden Windows systems following security guidelines.

  • Ability to support and troubleshot remote nodes.

  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Certification for current versions.

  • Strong working knowledge of virtual technologies including VMware.

  • Experience with hyper converged infrastructure technologies including Nutanix and NetApp

  • Knowledge of Cisco network equipment.

  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Salary Range: $108,900.00 - $163,300.00

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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