Northrop Grumman Corporation

Cyber Systems Administrator 2/3 - Cyber Academy

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Cyber Systems Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in McLean, VA and reports to the Cyber Academy Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support instructors and subject matter experts by providing virtual infrastructure support
  • Support subject matter experts by assisting with lab exercise development
  • Responsible for maintaining training interface devices (laptops, iPads, etc.)
  • Responsible for maintaining multiple virtual training infrastructures
  • Supporting equipment transport operations
  • Troubleshooting system errors
  • Coordinating and maintaining vendor partnerships
  • Documenting activities and maintaining inventories
  • Identifying new technologies to grow virtual training operations
  • Support cyber-related outreach initiatives


  • Bachelor's degree in a Cyber or Information Technology related field. Three+ years of technology related experience required.
  • Intermediate experience with managing and maintaining a virtual-based infrastructure (hardware, software, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of Linux OS administration and its command line tools and strong understanding of Windows server administration.
  • Experience with administering and maintaining Linux operating systems.
  • Experience writing scripting languages such as Python, Swift, Java or PowerShell.
  • Able to understand and apply company methodologies, standards and policies.
  • Must possess technical knowledge and basic understanding TCP/IP and Ethernet networking.
  • Demonstrate the skill and ability to perform moderately complex professional information technology tasks independently.
  • Candidate must work well in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to rapidly adapt to a changing environment.
  • Candidate must possess ability to provide demonstrations of technical capabilities to varying levels of management.

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