Principal Windows Systems Administrator
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: May 2, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Location: Dulles, Virginia
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1
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 Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified
Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical
professionals in the Dulles, VA area. Roles and responsibilities
--- Perform as a Windows System Administrator for a classified
--- Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with
internal or 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
--- 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, 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 determines and
develops approach to solutions. ECSCOESLinux/Windows
Basic Qualifications: --- Bachelor's degree and 5 years of
experience OR Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of
experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
--- Active Tope Secret with SCI Eligibility and ability to obtain
and maintain security clearance.
--- Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of
--- Ability to be cleared to special access programs.
--- Experience managing Windows Server OS and domain architecture.
Preferred Qualifications: --- Bachelor's or Master's degree in IS
--- Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance
--- Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM
Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information
--- Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security
--- Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer
hardware in a networked environment.
--- Server management experience.
--- Windows domain architecture experience.
---Understanding basic networking, including subnets, routing, and
VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
--- Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage
--- Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for
--- VMWare experience with current version.
--- Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar
---Beginner to Mid level Scripting.
--- Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise
--- 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.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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