1+ months

Principal Windows Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Global Operations Security is seeking a well-qualified Windows Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD area.

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition include:

+ Perform as Windows System Administrator for a large classified government contract.
+ Maintain efficient operations of the entire IT infrastructure including desktops and potentially servers.
+ Able to support multiple networks. Ensure necessary IT administration tasks are completed under supervision as necessary.
+ Assist testing new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user and impact.
+ Assist with developing and maintaining technical processes and procedures as needed.
+ Assist maintaining security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Cyber Security team
+ Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.

**Basic Qualifications** **:**

+ Associates degree with 7 years of experience, or a Bachelors degree with 5 years of experience, or a Master's degree with 3 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company, as a condition of employment.
+ Ability obtain and maintain a Special Access Program (SAP/SAR) clearance within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company, as a condition of continued employment.
+ IAM Level I certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater, or the ability to obtain certification with 6 months of start date .
+ Experience operating under and managing systems within DoD Collateral, JSIG, or SAP restricted environments.
+ Experience maintaining Classified Windows Domains in effective operations to include fundamental knowledge of Windows Server Operating Systems, Windows desktop support and/or use of Active Directory (AD) users and computers.
+ Previous help desk support, and/or experience supporting golden image deployment.
+ Rudimentary knowledge of vulnerability scanning or compliance tools used within secure environments. (ACAS, Nessus, STIG, SCAP, etc)
+ Experience working in team of IT professionals under direct supervision.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DoD 8570 security certification; certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment
+ Active DoD Secret or Top Secret security clearance.
+ Microsoft Technical Certification in current desktop or Server Operating system.

Salary Range: $88,000.00 - $132,000.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Posted: 2022-07-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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