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Northrop Grumman GBSD Associate System Administrator in Roy, Utah

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Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Services is seeking a VDI Systems Administrator to support the GBSD Roy, UT location. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What You'll Get To Do:

• Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading / patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management

• Apply technical skills and experience in managing selected servers and numerous workstations supporting highly skilled engineers that are remote and local

• Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, services, and computing environments

• Ensures data integrity by evaluating, proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware solutions

• Analyzes customer needs and determines equipment/software and system requirements

• Develops and documents technical processes and procedures as needed

• Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration

• Ensures systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with approved security policies and practices outlined in the system security plan

• Provide services as backup administrator to various programs located both remote and local

• Develop customized solutions to address customer/user problems

• Prepare or assist in the preparation of security documentation for submission to regulatory agencies

• Works both under general direction and within a team environment

• Leads, coordinates and mentors sys admin teams environment

• Leads, coordinates and mentors sys admin teams

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related degree and 0 years of experience in a technical position supporting Windows server environments. An additional 4 years of directly applicable experience may be considered in lieu of the completed degree.

• Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining server hardware and associated equipment

• Must be able to lift equipment weighing up to 50 pounds

• Security+ CE certification required or able to be attained within first 6 months of onboarding

• US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 5 years)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

• Knowledge of Classified Environment system controls

• Knowledge of JAFAN, NISPOM (Chapter 8) and/or DCID 6/3-ICD 503 information system requirements

• VMWare Horizon or Citrix VDI deployment experience

• Windows 2008, 2012, 2016, and 2019 experience Understanding of basic networking; Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto experience

• Cross-platform experience (i.e., more than one: Windows, Linux, VMWare, Acropolis, etc.)

• Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment, use of PowerShell, Ansible, Python scripting

• Experience with C&A processes and CM processes

• General knowledge of storage technologies such as storage area network or network-attached storage

• Certification in related OS (Windows, Red Hat Linux)

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.

Job Category : Information Technology