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Misc => IT Jobs => Topic started by: imnes on March 04, 2011, 08:30:25 am

Title: Linux Admins Needed
Post by: imnes on March 04, 2011, 08:30:25 am
Cyber Systems Administrator 3-11004106

Job Description

Northrop Grumman Information Systems is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator for 7x24 classified operations including: designing, installing, configuring, securing, and maintaining operating systems for cluster processors and servers in support of classified Department of Defense programs. This position will support large computing systems and state of the art solutions to a wide range of technical problems for classified programs and projects supporting the DoD.

Responsibilities include managing Red Hat Linux computing infrastructure, hardening security of large Linux clustered systems, troubleshooting data collection for real-time operations, recommending appropriate actions to improve performance, scheduling installations and upgrades across cluster processors, maintaining Linux systems in accordance with DoD policies and procedures, monitoring and tuning systems to achieve optimum multi-user performance and load balancing, and designing disaster recovery strategies and fail over operations for remote COOP sites.
**** Responsibilities include working shift-schedule to provide evening and weekend systems administration coverage ****


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science plus 6 years or more of related experience in Linux system administration required; 4 Year with Masters degree or 10 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance
  • Expertise implementing and maintaining Red Hat Linux systems and related software

Preferred Experience:
  • Prefer knowledge and experience with STIGs, VMS, and DoD operational standards
  • Security+ and Red Hat certifications a plus

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Northrop Grumman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

If you are interested in this position, you can apply online by visiting Northrop Grumman's Careers website.

Thank you.