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Systems Administrator / Principal Systems Administrator

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Takoma Park
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

Roles and Responsibilities:

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is actively recruiting for a Cyber Systems Administrator 2/3 to join our team in Landover, MD. The System Administrators will maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors 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. This position is M-F 1st Shift 9am 5pm (flexible by 1-2hrs).

Additional Responsibilities include:

Installing, configuring and maintaining Oracle Sun Server X4 Series, x86 and including virtualized servers.

Perform regular day-to-day Systems Administration activities such as User Administrations, Disk Management, Package Install, Patch Management, Storage Management, NFS Administration and disaster recovery/fail-over.

Identify, analyze, fix, and determine root cause, follow-up and coordinate changes to resolve complex problems involving hardware, software, networking and applications

Ensure backups are completed successfully.

Perform backup restores from NAS and tape for system users.

Monitor and ensure adequate security for hosts and provide access control for file systems.

VMWare: Assist in maintenance of virtualized server environment.

Create and configure hosts and VMs and allocate corresponding system resources as required.

Maintain and patch existing hosts and VMs using VMWare COTS product.

Application Administration: Support a variety of server and desktop COTS, agents, and GOTS applications.

Other duties: Maintain operational procedures and guides and create tickets to document all break/fix incidents.

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

6+ years of systems administration experience with a BS Degree or 9 total years of experience.

DOD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II Certification.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in administration; implementing and troubleshooting within UNIX environment.

Experience with NAS and SAN technologies, EMC2 or Isilon.

Experience in administering VMWare and ESXi 5.0 or later.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

3+ years of systems administration experience with a BS Degree or 7 total years of experience.

DOD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II Certification.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in administration; implementing and troubleshooting within UNIX environment.

Experience with NAS and SAN technologies, EMC2 or Isilon.

Experience in administering VMWare and ESXi 5.0 or later.
A TS/SCI clearance is required for this position.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Environmental Certification (Linux+, Oracle Certified Professional, Solaris 10 System Administrator).

Familiarity with COTS products like Mac OS X, Oracle 11g r2, Netbackup, Atlassian Confluence.

Possess the ability to read shell scripts.

Special consideration would be given to individuals' direct PDAS knowledge.

Supporting a 24x7 Network Operation Center.

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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Washington DC , Systems Administrator / Principal Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Takoma Park, DC

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