Northrop Grumman Principal Windows Systems Administrator in San Diego, California
Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what's possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000 team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best, with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch your career.
Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Services organization is seeking a well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the San Diego, CA area.
Roles and responsibilities include:
Perform as a Windows System Administrator for a secured government contract
Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format
Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management
Able to support multiple networks. Ensure necessary administration 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
Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis
Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists
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 secured networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security
Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts
Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions
Develops computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with the company's system architecture standards. Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities. Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.
Job Category : Information Technology