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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - Linux Systems Administrator with Security Clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to comeOur pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moonWe look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they're making historyNG- Military Internship Program Description: As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careersApproximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservistsThe Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Deptof Defense Instruction 1322.29The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 daysThe Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levelsSkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service membersResponsibilities for this internship position are: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridgeDuring this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type roleThe service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per weekOutlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.--- Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitmentThis program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the trainingInterns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.--- Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.--- Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman teamDoD SkillBridge Eligibility:--- Has served at least 180 days on active duty
* Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
* Will receive an honorable discharge
* Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
* Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
* Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internshipJob Description : Northrop Grumman Chief Information Office is seeking a well-qualified Linux Systems Administrator to join our qualified, diverse, and dynamic team of technical professionalsThis position is located in the Cincinnati, OH areaRoles and responsibilities will include:
* Perform as a Linux Systems Administrator for a classified government contract.
* 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.
* Able to support multiple networksEnsure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
* Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
* Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
* 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 needed.
* Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components
* Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
* Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.
* Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
* Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
* Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
* Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.
* Lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
* The selected candidate may be required to obtain and maintain program access during their internship.The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levelsBasic Qualifications:
* Associate's degree with 4 years of experience; OR Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience; OR a High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
* Must have Linux Operation System experience.
* Candidates must have a current DOD Top Secret Level Security Clearance (at a minimum) in order to be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments
* Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment
* Server management
* Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP or similar security certification
* Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions
* VMWare experience with current version
* Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk)
* Rudimentary Scripting
* Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment
* Experience with Certification & Accreditation process
* DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco)
* Currently Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance ESCSO
ESMilIntern Salary Range: $72,100 - $108,100 The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditionsEmployees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term IncentivesIn 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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting dateHowever, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidatesNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.SCitizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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