Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Principal Converged Infrastructure Engineer

Dulles, VA
Information Technology


Job Description

Job ID: RS20180410-47994

** Please note:  This position requires an active Top Secret SCI Clearance **

Role Responsibilities:

The selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing daily maintenance, including performance monitoring, deployment of operating system patches and software upgrades, and configuration control of the network technical baseline.
  • Provide assistance to fellow team members and end users in investigation, diagnoses, and problem resolution

Experience Requirements:  

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) Information Technology or equivalent degree is required.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in Windows Server Administration.
    • No supervisory experience required.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant industry certifications such as DOD 8570 Level 2 Technical Certification (GSEC, Security+ ce, SCNP, SSCP) or higher (CISA, CISSP, GSE, SCNA) (**Will be required to be obtained within six months of hire**)
  • Microsoft Certifications (MCSA, MCSE Windows Server 2008 or 2012, Windows 10) (**Will be required to be obtained within six months of hire**)
  • Extensive experience with DNS, Active Directory, GPO's, and LDAP configuration.
  • Experience with Backup systems and methods
  • Experience with Installation, configuration and maintenance of virtual environments (VmWare, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Ability to work across disciplines to isolate issues between software, firmware, and hardware, between software and operating systems, between networks and applications, and between one-time events and recurrent systematic problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to include, but not limited to, creation of process documentation and How to Guides.
  • Familiarity or Prior hands-on experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining network services, equipment and devices, such as Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, and Firewalls.
  • Familiarity with DoD computer security tools such as ACAS, Nessus, etc.
  • Familiarity with Windows Power Shell and\or Linux based scripting
  • Familiarity with McAfee and Symantec Products
  • Familiarity with imaging/deployment of systems

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Northrop Grumman is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Information Technology
Group: Space