Principal Windows Systems Administrator
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: February 22, 2021
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 Systems Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical
professionals in the Elkton, MD area. Roles and responsibilities
--- Perform as primary Windows Systems Administrator for a small to
medium sized classified government contract.
--- 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.
--- Analyze internal and external customer requirements; provide
potential solution based on standard hardware and software.
--- Recommend and implement system enhancements to improve
performance and reliability of system; includes 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, and 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
networked and standalone computers in a classified environment, 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 determine and
develop approach to solutions.
--- 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
--- U.S. citizenship.
--- Active DoD Secret clearance.
--- Ability to maintain an active clearance.
--- Current Security + CE.
--- Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
--- Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
--- Experience managing Windows Server OS, including the design of
a Windows domain architecture, Active Directory administration,
implmentation of GPOs, creation of operational policies/procedures,
and applying appropriate user permissions.
--- Experience administering Windows Server 2012/2016 & Windows 10
--- Experience managing systems under NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID
6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG system environments.
--- Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer
hardware in a networked environment.
--- Windows Server architecture & management experience.
--- Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing
and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
--- Windows domain architecture experience.
--- Windows Active Directory, LDAP, Virtualization, and knowledge
of SAN storage systems.
--- Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for
--- Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar
--- Rudimentary scripting experience.
--- Experience with creation and deployment of system images in an
--- Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.
--- DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux,
--- Active Top Secret security clearance.
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.
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