Cyber / Principal Cyber Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman Orlando , FL 32801

Posted 3 months ago

Working in Northrop Grumman Mission Systems means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility, and reshaping the world we live in. If you're looking for challenging work experiences with a bigger purpose and desire to learn in a collaborative environment, we invite you to look for the next step in your career at Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking qualified Cyber Systems Administrators for an established Situational Awareness and Mission Readiness (SAMR) program that provides secure DoD communications around the world. The position may require travel to Mobility Air Force (MAF) sites both CONUS and OCONUS. The position is located in Orlando, FL.

Day to day operations will require the administrator to resolve systems hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing and managing system administration and design (e.g. integrating virtual servers and active directory)

  • Troubleshooting malfunctions, diagnosing failures, determining root cause, developing fix actions, and executing defense-in-depth methodologies

  • Ensuring system security requirements are established and maintained from test and evaluation through operations

  • Recommending courses of action during risk assessment, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning

  • Maintaining and working with other teams to maintain/upgrade labs and various other MAF networks

The ideal candidate should be comfortable interacting with other cyber functional areas, internal company management and executives. They should also have a broad knowledge of IT systems, the impacts of system hardening on those systems, and experience diagnosing and resolving issues caused by system hardening.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications below.

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This requisition may be filled at either the Cyber Systems Administrator or the Principal Cyber Systems Administrator level

Education/Experience for the Cyber Systems Administrator: 3 Years with Bachelors; 1 Year with Masters / 4 additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement

Education/Experience for the Principal Cyber Systems Administrator: 6 Years with Bachelors; 4 Year with Masters / 4 additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement

Basic Qualifications for Both Levels:

  • Meet DoD 8570 certification requirements (e.g., Security certification, CISSP) OR ability to obtain one within 6 months

  • US Citizenship is required and must have current DoD Secret security clearance.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Develop and update internal documentation for projects and system administrative functions (e.g. procedures, process methodology, and workflow)

  • Install, update/patch, and maintain software, operating systems, BIOS, firmware and other components.

  • Demonstrated experience with Windows Deployment Services, Active Directory and Group Policy Management.

  • Demonstrated experience configuring, installing, and supporting infrastructure critical devices such as file servers, domain controllers, active directories, databases, program gateway servers, firewalls, proxy, etc.

  • Demonstrates experience with administering and maintaining operating systems (e.g. Windows, ESXi, RedHat)

  • Demonstrates experience with patch management solutions (e.g. KACE, Windows Server Update Services, System Center Configuration Manager)

  • Manage baseline configurations to support multiple computing device configurations and support recovery.

  • Provide support to internal ISSO/ISSM RMF support.

  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.

  • Research, justify, and plan hardware and software modernization and refurbishments.

  • Up to 25% of Travel

Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:

  • Scripting experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of virtualization at network and server level (e.g. Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi/VSphere)

  • Demonstrated experience with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator

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.


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