Northrop Grumman Systems Administrator 4 in Patuxent River, Maryland

Systems Administrator 4

Requisition ID: 18005942

Location(s): United States-Maryland-Patuxent River

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace is seeking a Systems Administrator 4 to support Unmanned Aerial Systems at NAS Patuxent River, MD.

The selected candidate will provide operational lab support and ensure system hardware/software installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, information assurance, and repair activities are conducted in accordance with established policies and procedures. The selected candidate will be required to work a rotating schedule that will include weekends and holidays.

Essential Functions:

- Ensuring that system is made operational and available, at times specified by the customer

- Collecting and reporting system maintenance data metrics to support Reliability and Maintainability efforts

- Ensuring the system is configured in accordance with the Program’s Configuration and Data Management Plans

- Maintaining documentation and SOP’s

- Providing inventory control for system spares

- Providing software maintenance, and installing software upgrades and patches

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) and 9 years’ experience in a technical position supporting server environments

  • Advanced Windows administrator skills to include active directory administration

  • Experience in VMware environment

  • CompTIA Security CE certification

  • Current Active (DoD) Secret security clearance with ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related degree

  • Information Assurance experience

  • Linux Red Hat version 5/6

  • Cisco networking

  • Network /Window OS certification

  • Active DoD Top Secret

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Systems Administrator 4

Location: Maryland-Patuxent River

Requisition ID: 18005942