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Windows Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area. Roles and responsibilities include:

Perform primarily as a Windows Systems Administrator for a classified government contract.
Manage and maintain secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Windows servers and workstations.
Support bare-metal and virtual machines.
Install, harden and patch Windows operating systems.
Develop and document technical procedures.
Partition disks, create physical & logical volumes, and create file systems.
Read, modify and create shell script and scripts in various other languages.
Understand basic LDAP and DNS concepts; be able to query these services to troubleshoot issues in Windows environment.
Learn new technologies on own and work effectively independent of others, while still coordinating actions as required.
Install and configure COTS software; perform configuration and maintenance in a Windows environment.
Interact with and successfully use boards-of-approval to maintain required security controls and configuration mgmt.
Perform technical research on Information Technology topics, as requested; produce presentations and recommendations.
Occasional travel to customer sites or Northrop Grumman sites to troubleshoot, test, and deploy computer systems.
Coordinate actions with peer system administrators, network administrators, security teams, software teams and hardware engineers.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

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This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Band 3:


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience or Master's degree with 3 years of related experience. 9+ years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a completed Bachelor's degree.
Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) with an original adjudication, or a periodic reinvestigation date, completed within the last 6 years to be considered.
Current IAM DoD level 1 Security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE) or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date.
Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment.
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

Basic Qualifications for a Band 4:


Bachelor's degree and9 years of related experience or Master's degree with 7 years of related experience. 13+ years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a completed Bachelor's degree.
Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) with an original adjudication, or a periodic reinvestigation date, completed within the last 6 years to be considered.
Current IAM DoD level 1 Security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE) or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date.
Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment.
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in relevant discipline.

Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
Experience managing Redhat Linux server environment.
Redhat System Administration certification(s).
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator / Engineer certification(s).
Experience with NAS storage device (preferably NetApp) administration (ONTAP 8.x or higher ; CDOT).
Solid understanding of Enterprise-level storage concepts to include all commonly-used RAID-levels.
Redhat Satellite Server (version 5 and version 6) configuration and usage experience.
Solid understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities; harden Windows and/or Redhat systems per RMF and STIGs.
Identity Management (Single Sign-On) experience.
VMware and ESXi (6.x or higher) configuration and management experience.
Experience with host-based firewall implementations and configuration (Redhat iptables).
Experience building custom rpm software packages for Redhat platforms.
Windows (7, 10) administration experience; Windows Server 2008/2012 experience.
Group Policy (GPOs) experience; Active Directory management experience.
Solid writing skills and use of Wiki pages and Sharepoint sites for documentation.
DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).
Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification.
Currently active Top Secret/SCI Clearance.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Linthicum, Maryland
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