Principal Windows Systems Administrator with Security Clearance
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: November 8, 2019
Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified
Windows Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical
professionals in the Charlottesville, VA area. Roles and
responsibilities will include: Perform as Windows System
Administrator for a large classified government contract. Able to
communicate effectively within the organization, occasionally with
other organizations or external customers, in written and oral
format. Assist with the 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 system administrator assignments are completed. Help
maintain hardware and software inventories. Assist with
implementing system enhancements that will improve the performance
and reliability of the system including installing,
upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and
configuration management. Assist with backup and recovery services;
manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection system
and update virus definitions on a routine basis. Create and
maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and
security access lists. Assist with testing new releases of products
to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact. Assist with
development and documentation of technical processes and procedures
as needed. Research recommendations to purchase hardware, software,
and system components. Support meetings/discussions with vendors;
assist with evaluation of vendor products/services, making valuable
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). Assist with preparing
security documentation for input to Computer Security. Report
project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring
efforts. Work under limited supervision of tasks and duties. ESCSO
Basic Qualifications: 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; 9 years of experience may be considered
in lieu of a completed degree. U.S. citizenship. Current Secret
security clearance. Ability to maintain Secret security clearance.
Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM
Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information
system environments. Experience installing, configuring, and
maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment. Windows
Operating Systems support experience. Advance PC hardware repair
experience. Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar
security certification, or ability to obtain within 6 months of
hire date. Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed. Travel may be
required Preferred Qualifications: Server management experience.
Microsoft Certification for current versions. Understanding of
basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco
experience and/or certification. Windows domain architecture
experience. Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage
systems. Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for
current versions. VMWare experience with current version. Knowledge
of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk).
Rudimentary scripting experience. Experience with creation and
deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
Experience with Certification & Accreditation process. 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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