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DARC Sr Principal Systems Administrator (Active Secret)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10089975

  • Category: Information Technology
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Positions Available: 1 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.

    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 work connects and protects millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Systems Administrator to join the Deep Space Advanced Radar Capability (DARC) Program to implement and manage various development and mission environments inclusive of all associated hardware and software products. The selected candidate will work collaboratively with technical disciplines such as cybersecurity, hardware engineering, software engineering, and systems engineering to achieve successful outcomes and mission success. This position requires a familiarity with Hewlett Package Enterprise High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster management solutions. This position will be based in CO Springs, Colorado.As a System Administrator within the DARC program you will get to:
    • Perform as a Linux System Administrator for an enterprise classified network
    • Provide technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, and software.
    • Implement and manage HPE HPC clusters
    • Respond to queries, runs diagnostic programs, isolates problem, and determines and implements solution
    • 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
    • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and external customers, in written and oral formatBasic Qualifications:
      • 10 Years with Bachelors, or 8 Years with Masters. An additional 4 years of experience required in lieu of a degree
      • Active DoD Secret clearance required to start. T
      • 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.
      • IAT Level II certification (ex. Security+ CE) or greater.
      • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux 8/9 OS
      • Experience with Ansible
      • Experience with Red Hat Identity Manager (IDM)
      • Experience with Redhat Satellite Server (version 6) configuration and usage
      • Familiarity with HPC cluster management solutions, such as HPE CMPreferred Qualifications:
        • Experience with various MPI implementations, IntelMPI, OpenMPI, MPICH
        • Experience with InfiniBand networks and the InfiniBand protocol
        • Experience with Nvidia CUDA libraries and GPUs
        • Experience with job schedulers, such as Slurm or PBS
        • Experience with global and parallel files systems, such as GPFS
        • Experience with Data Diode/CDS security solutions
        • Experience with Cameo Modeling software Salary Range: $107,000 USD - $160,400 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 .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.
          • Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
          • Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
          • Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.

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