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Cyber Systems Administrator (Sr. Principal Level)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10019362

Category: Information TechnologyLocation: Fairfax - VA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions 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.
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Cyber Systems Administrator to join our Mission Operations - Automation & Endpoint, tools and orchestration team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be require occasional on-site support at the NG Fairfax and Mclean, VA office locations.Where Technology and Teamwork of qualified, highly skilled and diverse individuals come together... The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's OneBadge Team, within the Information Systems Information Security organization that is supporting enterprise level smart card and PKI systems.Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Provide customer support to employees and contractors for the Northrop Grumman Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). This includes the use of smartcards, authentication and encryption certificates, TLS/SSL certificates.
  • Installation of operating systems, application software, and updates; management of data storage; creation and management of user accounts; server security, backups and replication;
  • Testing of data integrity and deployment strategies; troubleshooting and correcting server, client and network configuration issues; analyzing vendor products and making recommendations to purchase hardware and software; and other functions as assigned.
  • Responsibilities include racking and wiring equipment.
  • Ability to work with customers
  • Generate reports on operational problems, plans and progress.
  • Interface with engineers, helpdesk support, project managers and customers as required. This shall include providing status on all non-recurring projects and infrastructure activities, ensuring that all formal processes and work instructions are followed appropriately, and that all customer requirements are met by all engineering designs and installations.
  • Write or contribute to standard operating procedures and other documents.
  • Occasional work outside of normal business hours to support operational requirements is required. This is required for system maintenance, patching and upgrades of operational systems.
  • Support Corporate and External Audit Requirements
  • On site after hours support is required one or twice Monthly for Upgrades, patching and installations.
  • Occasional travel is required at some point in the future Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree with 3 years experience; Master's degree with 1 year experience, or equivalent (7 years experience in technical system administration with a High School degree)
    • Experience with Windows 2016 Server
    • Windows 10 Desktop
      • Public Key Infrastructure experience
        • Current Active Secret Clearance
        • Responsibilities include racking and wiring equipment.
        • Ability to work with customers
        • Desirable experience:
        • Experience with Hardware Security Modules (HSMs).
        • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)Preferred Qualifications:
          • Bachelor's degree with 3 years experience.
          • Azure Cloud Support
          • Experience with Public Key Infrastructure 2-3 years
          • Experience with Hardware Security Modules (HSMs).
          • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

            Salary Range: 114300 - 171500

            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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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, Washington DC , Cyber Systems Administrator (Sr. Principal Level), IT / Software / Systems , Fairfax, DC

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