Principal Windows Systems Administrator
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: May 2, 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
your career. Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a
well-qualified Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of
technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area. Roles and
responsibilities will include:
--- Perform as Windows System Administrator on large classified
--- Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with
internal and external customers, in written and oral formats.
--- 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 Cyber Security team.
--- Report project status as required for all recurring and
--- Work under minimal direction and independently determine and
develop approach to solutions.
--- Associate's degree and 7 years of experience, or Bachelor's
degree and 5 years of experience, or Master's degree and 3 years of
experience; a High School diploma or equivalent and 9 years of
experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
--- U.S. citizenship.
--- Currently active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance with CI Poly.
--- Must have the ability to obtain and maintain access to program
as a condition of continued employment.
--- Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM
Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information
--- Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer
hardware in a networked environment.
--- Windows Operating Systems support experience.
--- PC hardware repair experience.
--- Ability to support tier 2 and 3 helpdesk tickets.
--- Knowledge of intergrading lab equipment with workstations.
--- Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
--- Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
--- Travel may be required.
--- Microsoft Certification for current versions.
--- Working knowledge of Cisco switches.
--- Knowledge of Linux Operating System experience and/or
certification for current versions.
--- Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.
--- Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar IAT III
level certification or obtain within 6 months of hire 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S.
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