Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - Windows Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman

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Dulles, VA

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    Position summary

    n the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

    The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The 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 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members**.**

    Responsibilities for this internship position are:

    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During 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 role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined 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 commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns 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 1. This 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 team.

    DoD 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 internship.

    Job Description :

    Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Windows Systems Administrator to join our qualified, diverse, and dynamic team of technical professionals. This position is located in the Dulles, VA area.

    Roles and responsibilities include:

    • Perform as a Windows System Administrator for a classified government contract.
    • Able to 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.
    • Able to support multiple networks. Ensure 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.
    • Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

    The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience or 6 years of related experience in lieu of degree.
    • Must have a current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date
    • Must have the ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
    • Must have experience with Windows Server OS and Active Directory
    • Must have an Active, In-Scope DOD Top Secret Security Clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years to include SCI access level (TS/SCI)
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain special access programs (SAP/SAR).
    • US Citizenship is required

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelors or Masters degree in IS related field
    • 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
    • Windows domain architecture experience Understanding basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification
    • Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems
    • 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

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    Salary Range: $77,100 - $115,700

    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 conditions.

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In 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 date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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 http://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.