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Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator in Woodland Hills, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is looking for you to join our Test Equipment team as a hands on Computer Support & Systems Administrator based out of Woodland Hills, CA. In this role, the individual will be reporting to the Test Equipment organization within the manufacturing organization and will be the interfacing with IT and Cyber Security teams to ensure sustainment of all legacy and new computers that are connected to the Test Equipment and process equipment in the manufacturing.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Repair a variety of computers consisting of Hardware, Software or network issues.

  • Interface and support IT and Cyber Security (security patch release or IT updates).

  • Manage multiple shared accounts and maintains password updates.

  • Owner of the Information System Security Plan (ISSP).

  • Ensures DFARS cyber security compliance.

  • Lead the cyber security audits.

  • Review audit findings and implement corrective actions.

  • Willing to learn and support test equipment specific software.

  • Back-up computers and develop sustainment solutions for legacy computers.

  • Order and manage inventory of computer spares and backups.

  • Setup network settings for Lab PCs and support programs.

  • Performs virus scans.

  • Walk through the manufacturing floor and constantly update the manufacturing catalog.

  • Periodically review vulnerability scans.

  • Install and/or troubleshoot hardware PCIe and Enet devices.

  • Good understanding of network principles (Configure firewall, Setup local networks on computers, and familiarity with Wireshark for troubleshooting purposes).

  • Install vendor drivers and create install procedures for new test equipment computers or create automated install scripts.



Basic Qualifications:

This position may be filled at higher level based on the following qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with of 3 years of relevant experience or 1 year of relevant experience with a Masters.


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with 6 years of relevant experience or 4 years of relevant experience with a Masters.


  • Must have wide and varied experience maintaining smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, PowerShell.

  • Experience administering and maintaining Active Directory environments and group policy.

  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimal direct supervision.

  • US citizenship required and ability to gain Secret level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing environment.

  • Experience working with legacy computers (DOS, Windows Group 3.0, Win 95, 98, XP, Win 7, etc.)

  • Experience with documenting network architecture, policies and planning.

  • Experience with DFARS requirements.

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

• Health Plan

• Savings Plan

• Paid Time Off

• Additional benefits

o Education Assistance

o Training and Development

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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