Systems Administrator - Windows/VMWare - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-14
Lockheed Martin (www.lockheedmartin.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Herndon
Virginia
United States

Systems Administrator - Windows/VMWare

Job ID: 464467BR
Date posted: Dec. 13, 2018
City: Herndon
State: Virginia
Program: P212
Description:Are you ready to take your career to a new level and work at an extraordinary company in Herndon, VA?

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems.

Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus - if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Do you have a passion for working on emerging technologies? Cyber is an essential element of Space’s strategy for growth as these skillsets have become essential to meeting customer and internal needs. In support of new development programs, our Cyber Exploitation teams are building capabilities and developing specialized tools and techniques. We are increasing focus and emphasis on our customer’s hardest development problems, including challenges unique to the development of cyber security tools and integrated effects.

Are you an accomplished Systems Administrator? If so, we have an opportunity for you to join our team in the Herndon, VA area on existing and upcoming programs/task orders.

Some of the duties and responsibilities of the role include:
• Install and configure software and hardware.
• Manage network servers and technology tools.
• Set up accounts and workstations.
• Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements.
• Troubleshoot issues and outages.
• Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls.
• Upgrade systems with new releases and models.
• Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies.

Basic Qualifications:
• Hold an active TS/SCI with Poly
• Be a proven System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role.
• Have familiarity with various operating systems and platforms (Windows and VMWare).
• Be able to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language.
• Possess knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.

Typical Minimums for this role include a Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an emerging authority.

To promote the sharing of ideas, we at Lockheed Martin champion an inclusive work environment that supports differences and big-picture thinking.

You have opportunities to play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
Medical
Dental
401k
Paid time off
Work/life balance
Career development
Mentorship opportunities
Rewards & recognition

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

If you are a Lockheed Martin external hire with an active TS/SCI clearance and you join our team before May 1st, you may be eligible for a hiring bonus of up to one month’s salary! Internal hires for this requisition are not eligible for sign on bonuses.
Basic Qualifications:
• Hold an active TS/SCI with Poly
• Be a proven System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role.
• Have familiarity with various operating systems and platforms (Windows and VMWare).
• Be able to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language.
• Possess knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.
Desired Skills:
• The ability to lead and take on systems administrations responsibilities and drive new requirements for better enhancements to the system.
• BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)) is a plus
• Excellent communications skills. Interaction with customer and user's a must.
• Design acumen, best practices.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.



Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Software Engineering
Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: STANDARD-Mon-Fri/8 hours a day
Shift: First