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164848,  Windows System Administrator - CA - C -

Category: IT
Job Title: Windows System Administrator - CA - C
Region: CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: Palmdale
State: CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6-12 months
Description:


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Put your years of experience into a future of excellence… Northrop Grumman is seeking a Windows System Administrator to join our team in defining the future. This position will be located in Palmdale, Ca. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information Technology support team.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Ability to apply technical skills and experience in managing selected Windows servers and numerous workstations
supporting highly skilled engineers working with advanced programming languages and algorithms.
System Administrators are responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining multi-purposed servers, as well as responding to and planning for service outages.
Administration of classified Windows systems within strict security policies and procedures.
o OS installations and network configurations on servers and workstations.
o Defining, understanding & implementing computer lab requirements.
o Perform technical research leading to solutions for system or software limitations.
o COTS SW installation, configuration and maintenance (to include first-level application support for users).
o Creating accurate, detailed technical procedures & installation instructions.
o Prepare security documentation for submission to regulatory agencies as required.
o Performs weekly system checks for Antivirus, logging, and verify network system services.
Ability to backup and restore selected servers supporting highly skilled engineers working with advanced programming
languages and algorithms.
Manages and maintains a smooth operation while working with network, software, and hardware engineers that are remote and on site.
Design and develops server disaster recovery strategies.
Ensures data integrity by evaluating, proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware solutions.
Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a technical position supporting server environments. An additional 4 years of directly applicable experience may considered in lieu of the completed degree.
Familiarity with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
DoD 8570 training and certifications and/or Security+ certification.
Troubleshooting and problem solving skills with little supervision (OS, network, hardware, email).
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously.
Experience with Risk Managed Framework (RMF).
VMware virtualization experience.
Strong communication, written and verbal skills.
Knowledge of NISPOM (Chapter 8) and/or DCID 6/3-ICD 503 information system requirements.
Preferred Qualifications:
Understanding of basic networking; Cisco experience and/or NetGear equipment.
Cross-platform experience (i.e., 3 or more: Windows, Linux, Solaris, AIX, etc.).
Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment, use of PowerShell scripts.
Working knowledge of storage technologies such as storage area network or network-attached storage.
Certification in related OS (MS Windows).

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related degree. An additional 4 years of directly applicable experience may considered in lieu of the completed 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:
TBD



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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