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Systems Administrator 2/3

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team on the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) program as a Systems Administrator based out of Schriever AFB, CO.The successful candidate will be a vital member of the Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) team and will perform in a System Administrator role.The typical primary duties include maintaining smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators, interacting with users and evaluates vendor products, making recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinating installation and providing backup recovery, developing and monitoring 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 candidate will provide support for hardware and software issues, data recovery, system upgrades, software upgrades, configuration issues, system installation and relocation. Additional tasks will involve working with the Cyber Security team performing STIG checks, addressing deficiencies, remediating findings and hardening systems.This position can be filled at a level 2 or 3 depending on experience.Basic Qualifications:--- Level 2: Bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience, or 8 years of experience in lieu of a degree--- Level 3: Bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience, or 10 years of experience in lieu of a degree--- Experience administering and configuring Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or VMWare--- Security+ or equivalent certification--- Ability to lift at least 35 lbs--- Active Secret clearance required to startPreferred Qualifications:--- Experience with DoD STIGs--- Experience with Red Hat Linux --- Experience in Virtualization technology (VMWare)--- Experience configuring/maintaining Networking Hardware (Switch, Router, Firewall)--- Experience with scripting languages (Bash, Python, PowerShell) --- Experience utilizing cybersecurity software applications--- Experience working with vendors to expedite installations and repairs to ensure maximum uptime--- Familiarity with Agile, SAFe, DevSecOps concepts--- In-depth experience in Operations and Maintenance activities of IT infrastructure--- Active Top Secret eligibility Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD Salary Range 2: $83,800 USD - $125,800 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Colorado Springs , Systems Administrator 2/3, IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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