Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems seeks a Cyber Systems Administrator to maintain and troubleshoot computer systems using COTS and Northrop Grumman developed tools located at the Distributed Traning Center (DTC) at Langley AFB, VA.
The Cyber System Administrator will operate and maintain systems at the DTC by following all appropriate procedures to ensure the DTC Missions are successful in supporting the warfigther. The Distributed Mission Operations Network (DMON) and DTC computer systems will be used to support distributed simulation efforts, and must undergo physical build and assembly, burn in, configuration and reoccurring audits. This position will require the incumbent to also support fielded equipment at other sites. General duties will include operating system and software configuration, system imaging and networking, documentation, and some general engineering efforts. The incumbent will be an active participant in improving defined processes, and developing and documenting new processes and procedures while monitoring multiple training sites' systems during Distributed Mission Training (DMT) events as the need arises.
Monitoring, controlling and isolating problems in a data communications network, the DMON.
Activates/deactivates local DTC computer systems with Computer Generated Forces (CGF) systems and battle-monitors according to established ACC-DTC schedules dictated by the Combat Air Forces (CAF) customer's training requirements. Provides first and/or second-level problem determination and provide needed support.
Configure and support video teleconferencing between network participants as well as provide and support remote data storage capabilities.
Respond to questions from callers: remotely assist users with event scheduling and termination.
Record problems, develop trouble tickets, support System Problem Report analysis, and support LAN and DMON WAN system tests.
Other duties as assigned by NG DMON personnel and ACC-DTC staff.
Bachelor degree in Information Technology or a STEM related discipline or 4 years of experience with system administration may be considered in-lieu of degree
Active Secret Security Clearance
Candidates must be DOD 8570 compliant Security+/CISSP within 6 months of hire date
Willingness to work occasional shift work
Current Top Secret Clearance
Experience with Windows OS, DIS/HLA Protocol
Familiarity with networking equipment
Customer relations experience
Recent Military experience
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**Job Category** : Information Technology