Linux Systems Administrator
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: February 17, 2021
Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the
teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what's
possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000
team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is
your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best,
with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch
Northrop Grumman is seeking a well-qualified Linux Systems
Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.
This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
Roles and responsibilities will include, but are not limited
--- Perform as a Linux Systems Administrator for a classified
--- Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with
internal and external customers, in written and oral format.
--- Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems,
including coordination with network, software, and system
engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and
customer and IT management.
--- Support multiple networks; ensure necessary administration
tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
--- Analyze internal and external customer requirements and
determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to
problems by means of automated systems.
--- Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve
the performance and reliability of the system including installing,
upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and
--- Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and
disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis.
--- 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.
--- Develop and document technical processes and procedures as
--- Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, and system
--- Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors;
evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
--- Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all
--- Maintain security audit and logging information on all
classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the
Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
--- Prepare security documentation for input to Computer
--- Report project status as required for all recurring and
--- Work under minimal direction and independently determine and
develop approach to solutions.
--- Lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
--- Work after hours and weekends as needed.
--- Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience OR Master's degree
and 0 years of experience OR Associate's degree and 4 years of
experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a
--- Current Security+ CE, CISSP, CASP, or similar certification or
ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date.
--- Ability to obtain Active DOD Secret as a condition of
--- Ability to be cleared to and maintain special access programs
(SAP) clearance as a condition of continued employment
--- Experience with Linux OS.
--- Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing,
and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
--- Red Hat certification for current version.
--- Experience installing and maintaining Linux servers and
workstations in a LAN/WAN environment.
--- VMWare experience with current version.
--- Windows Server, AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage
--- Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar
--- Rudimentary Scripting experience.
--- Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an
--- Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.
--- DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux,
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.
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