Mid-level Systems Administrator - Linux
Northrop Grumman - Fort Meade, MD

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Mid-level Systems Administrator - Linux
Requisition ID : 13005005
Business Sector : Information Systems
Location : United States-Maryland-Fort Meade
US Citizenship Required for this Position : Yes
Relocation Assistance : No relocation assistance available
Clearance Type : Polygraph
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

Description
Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Mid-Level Systems Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Fort Meade, MD. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Cyber Solutions Division/Essex business unit – A market leader which innovates a culture of creativity, investment, and teamwork to solve the Intelligence Community's toughest problems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The candidate will directly support the Program performing system administration for the project. Primary duties include maintaining smooth operation of multi-user client-server computer systems (including coordination with other system administrators, network administrators, and application developers), providing 24x7 system support as a member of an on-call rotation team that troubleshoots and corrects network/hardware/application software problems, providing deployment installation and system backup and recovery, and monitoring policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Also included are: creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for use operationally project-wide, interpreting and adjusting system policies, and evaluating vendor products and making recommendations for their incorporation into the system .
Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

Additional duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:

A minimum of 10 years experience as a Unix or Windows System Administrator, to include, but not limited to:

Required qualifications:
  • Minimum of 8 years experience with IT and mission applications
  • Extensive background with developing policy and standards for allocation
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Experience with Linux
  • TS/SCI w/Poly clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience providing system administration support for servers, and storage and networking components
  • Experience with equipment staging
  • Experience developing and using Shell scripts
  • Experience in preparing technical documentation and or procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment

This position is contingent upon customer approval and clearance transfer.

No relocation assistance is available for this position.

This position may be located in any of the following MD areas: Ft. Meade, Annapolis Junction, or Columbia.

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