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Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator II or III in Schriever AFB, Colorado

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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'll 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 Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems - Schriever Air Force Base - Colorado Springs has a current opening for a systems administrator who will maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.

Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

The Systems Administrator primary duties include installing, troubleshooting, updating/patching, and maintenance of virtualized Linux environments, lab assets, & IT infrastructure.

Candidate will sustain operational uptime on Red Hat Linux systems and provide daily support for hardware and software issues, data recovery, system upgrades, software upgrades, and configuration issues.

Working with Cyber Associates and using reporting tools like ACAS and SCAP scans, System Administrator will perform security hardening on systems using DoD STIGs and other best practice security guidelines.

In the role, the selected candidate will pick up some of the skills for team lead, mentor others, and work with management on schedules, cost analysis, planning and proposals.

This position will also include network engineering tasks to include the understanding of RHEL based high-availability networking configurations, IP addressing, routing, and interface bonding.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Job Category : Information Technology