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Sr. Principal Cyber Systems Administrator

Northrop Grumman

Fairfax, VA 22037
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

**Roles and Responsibilities:**

+ Provide customer support to employees and contractors for the Northrop Grumman Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). This includes the use of smartcards, authentication and encryption certificates, TLS/SSL certificates.
+ Installation of operating systems, application software, and updates; management of data storage; creation and management of user accounts; server security, backups and replication;
+ Testing of data integrity and deployment strategies; troubleshooting and correcting server, client and network configuration issues; analyzing vendor products and making recommendations to purchase hardware and software; and other functions as assigned.
+ Responsibilities include racking and wiring equipment.
+ Ability to work with customers
+ Generate reports on operational problems, plans and progress.
+ Interface with engineers, helpdesk support, project managers and customers as required. This shall include providing status on all non-recurring projects and infrastructure activities, ensuring that all formal processes and work instructions are followed appropriately, and that all customer requirements are met by all engineering designs and installations.
+ Write or contribute to standard operating procedures and other documents.
+ Occasional work outside of normal business hours to support operational requirements is required. This is required for system maintenance, patching and upgrades of operational systems.
+ Support Corporate and External Audit Requirements
+ On site after hours support is required one or twice Monthly for Upgrades, patching and installations.
+ Occasional travel is required at some point in the future < 5%

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors Degree and 10 years of relevant experience OR Masters Degree and 8 years of relevant experience OR Associates Degree and 12 years of relevant experience OR High School Diploma and 14 years of relevant experience
+ Experience with Windows 2016 & 2019 Server
+ Windows 10 Desktop
+ Public Key Infrastructure experience
+ Current Active Secret Clearance
+ Responsibilities include racking and wiring equipment.
+ Ability to work with customers
+ Desirable experience:
+ Experience with Hardware Security Modules (HSMs).
+ Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Azure Cloud Support
+ Experience with Public Key Infrastructure 2-3 years
+ Experience with Hardware Security Modules (HSMs).
+ Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Salary Range: $117,700.00 - $176,500.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.
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