UNIX System Admin / Systems Administrator 3
Northrop Grumman - Vicksburg, MS

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UNIX System Admin / Systems Administrator 3
      Requisition ID : 13003335
      Business Sector : Information Systems
      Location : United States-Mississippi-Vicksburg
      US Citizenship Required for this Position : Yes
      Relocation Assistance : No relocation assistance available
      Clearance Type : Secret
      Number of Openings : 1
      Shift : 1st Shift

      Description

      Join a winning team! We have an immediate opportunity for a System Admin 3 based in Vicksburg, MS. In this position, you will maintain the smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

      Qualified applicants will have experience in an enterprise environment, performing:
      • Strong understanding of UNIX, systems/server design, management and configuration aspects of UNIX equipment.
      • Knowledge of Sun Enterprise “M” and “T” series equipment and product family is required.
      • System administration and configuration skills for COTS products such as Solaris Zones, ZFS, VERITAS Volume Manager, Apache, BEA WebLogic and Oracle.
      • Strong systems administration background in the UNIX area, especially Solaris 8 onwards.
      • In depth, knowledge of UNIX shell scripting. Must be able to troubleshoot all aspects of Unix OS including storage and network connectivity.
      • Familiarity with fiber channel and storage area networking. Day to day system and application administration as well as project related tasks.
      Ability to interface with end users in a professional, courteous and issue resolution manner
      * Ability to effectively use standard IT support tools to include Remedy call tracking and remote desktop interface.

      * Perform System Administration duties for UNIX and Linux OS to include patching, upgrades, backups, and troubleshooting.

      This position does requires a Current DoD 8570 Certification IAT Level II, Security Plus or higher within three weeks of hire. Must also have Computing Environment requirement within 6 months of hire.

      Qualifications

      Basic Qualifications:

      *BS Degree and a minimum of 6 years System Admin experience or an additional 4 years of work experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree.

      *Minimum of 6 years experience working in a UNIX/Linux Systems Administration environment
      * Perform System Administration duties for UNIX and Linux OS to include patching, upgrades, backups, and troubleshooting.
      * Ability to work independently with minimum guidance and supervision.

      * Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

      * Strong team player with ability to work in a team and as individual contributor.

      * Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks in a rapidly evolving environment

      IAT Security + certification required or must be able to obtain the Security+ within 3 weeks of start. Must have Computing Environment requirement within 6 months of hire.

      Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

      Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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