Northrop Grumman Sr Prncpl Cyber Sys Adminstr in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Cyber Systems Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.


Basic Qualifications:

At least 9 years of Systems Administration experience administering user accounts, performing server subsystem configuration, network management, installation of software, performing backups, configuration management, and general system maintenance;

Experience leading teams of administrators and interfacing with user communities and technical customers;

At least 5 years' experience with cross platform system administration (Linux, Solaris, Windows);

Understanding of fundamental networking and distributed computing environment concepts, Microsoft Windows and Linux desktop systems, performance tuning and capacity planning of servers (hardware and software levels);

Ability to write VBScript/Perl/Shell scripts;

Experience using NIS or Active Directory for cross platform management;

Experience with server virtualization;

Experience managing power, space, and cooling issues.

Windows and Linux

VBScript/Perl/Shell scripts

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related STEM discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional system administration or engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Weblogic 10.0 or later;

Familiarity with the installation and configuration in a FOSS/COTS/GOTS environment;

Understanding of how C/C++, DBMS and Perl work together;

Understanding of analytical needs and requirements.

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.

Job Category : Information Technology