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Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber security, C4ISR and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. The Classified Services Organization is seeking a manager to lead one of the infrastructure teams located at our Palmdale, CA site. The successful candidate will build teams and create an inclusive culture in a geographically diverse environment. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
• Direct supervision/management of a staff of 20+ desktop support technicians, systems administrators and network administrators across multiple locations.
• Interact with internal key executives and customers on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and provide guidance and oversight to the employees to complete key deliverables.
• The successful candidate must be entrepreneurial, a self-starter, and have the ability to challenge the status quo.
• This individual will provide innovative solutions that create strategic value to our customers.
• The successful candidate must be customer-focused with proven leadership and excellent communication skills, as well as a leader in change management.
Bachelor's Degree and 7 years of experience. Or, Masters Degree and 9 years of experience. 4 additional years of experience can be substituted for the Bachelors Degree.
An active TS security clearance is required on Day 1 of employment; maintaining the required security clearance will be a condition of continued employment.
The ability to obtain a Special Access Program (SAP/SAR) clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company, and also by customer and/or program requirements; maintaining a SAP/SAR clearance will be a condition of continued employment.
Experience performing systems administration of Windows
Working knowledge of:
Active Directory (AD) maintenance and support.
Group Policy (GPO).
DHCP and scopes.
Windows Server Update Servers (WSUS), SCCM or similar update service.
Selected candidate will be required to have an active Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DoD 8570 IAM Level I or II security certification; maintaining the required certification will be a condition of continued employment.
Ability to travel as needed.
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
Familiarity with enterprise data center architectures and technologies.
Familiarity with virtualization and cloud computing technologies.
Familiarity with NISPOM, RMF, and JSIG standards.
Ability to interface with all levels of employees and management.
Experience giving technical presentations to technical and non-technical attendees.
Experience providing surge support to other programs as needed.
Active vendor-based IT certification.
Salary Range: $134,600 - $201,800
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.