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Northrop Grumman Principal Linux Systems Administrator in Linthicum, Maryland

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Qualifications:

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Linux Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area. Roles and responsibilities will include:

• Perform primarily as a Linux Systems Administrator for a classified government contract.

• Perform some Windows Systems Administrator duties as required for a classified government contract.

• 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 or 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 configuration management.

• 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 needed.

• Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, and system components.

• Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.

• Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.

• 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 Security.

• Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.

• Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

• Travel to customer locations or other Northrop Grumman facilities to deploy, test and/or troubleshoot computer systems.

• Coordinate plans of action & activities with peer administrators, security teams, other Northrop employees, and customer representatives.

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