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Category: IT
Job Title: Windows/Linux System Administrator - MD - C
Region: MD-Maryland
City: Linthicum
State: MD
Rate: Up to $43.52 DOE
Duration: 6-12 months
Description:


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Windows/Linux System Administrator to join our BWI Admin team. The qualified applicant will become part of Technology Services IT solutions group that supports development programs for our ES&CSO and Mission Systems sectors. This position is responsible for applying technical skills and experience in managing selected Windows, Linux servers and numerous workstations supporting highly skilled engineers working with advanced programming languages and algorithms.
Additional Roles and Responsibilities include:
Manage and maintain a smooth operation of workstations while working with network, software, and hardware engineers that are remote and on site.
Analyze internal or external customer needs, and determines equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
Develop customized solutions to customer/user problems.
Establish system parameters and formats, ensure hardware and software compatibility, and coordinate and/or modify user requirements in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities.
Prepare security documentation for submission to regulatory agencies.
Ensures data integrity by evaluating, proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware solutions.
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.
Perform weekly audits as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed. Limited Travel may be required (10%).
This position is located in Linthicum, MD. No relocation assistance is available.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
6 Years with Bachelors in Science; 4 Years with Masters; Associate's Degree with a minimum of 6 years computer Linux/Unix System Administration experience (additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree) .
Networking Experience to include maintaining switches, routers, firewalls.
Knowledge of NISPOM (Chapter 8) and/or DCID 6/3-ICD 503 information system requirements.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously.
Must be able to work well within a team environment and able to adapt quickly to change.
Preferred Qualifications:
DoD 8570 training and certifications Security+ certification.
Security+ Certification.
Network + Certification.
CISSP.
Red Hat Linux Certification.

EDUCATION:
Associate's Degree; Bachelors in Science; 4 Years with Masters (additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree).

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

HOURS:
5/40 workweek
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Contact:
Kent Hayes at khayes@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x271 or (800) 927-9318 x271


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