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Unix EngineerPrincipal Unix Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 world's 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.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Unix Engineer or Principal Unix Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rancho Bernardo, CA. The selected candidate will assist with data center design, deployment, and documentation and will need domain knowledge of the existing areas.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop engineering and automated deployments for datacenter system configurations.
  • Executing engineering projects on schedule.
  • Collaborate with engineers to troubleshoot and redline documented procedures.
  • Implement engineering changes to the system as required
  • Responsible for integrating and testing software and/or hardware systems in complex IT systems.
  • Work closely with Engineers and Technicians in a lab environment.
  • Good planning, coordination, and documentation skills are required.
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.Unix Engineer Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 2 or more years of STEM related engineering experience; OR Master Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and 0 or more years of experience
    • Experience in scripting/programming languages such as Python, Bash, and KornShell
    • Experience deploying, configuring, and hardening Unix servers
    • Basic infrastructure knowledge in Backup/Storage and Network technologiesPrincipal Unix Engineer Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 or more years of STEM related engineering experience; OR Master Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and 3 or more years of STEM related engineering experience; OR PhD and 1 or more years of STEM related engineering experience
      • Experience in scripting/programming languages such as Python, Bash, and KornShell
      • Experience deploying, configuring, and hardening Unix servers
      • Infrastructure automation experience with tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, etc
      • Basic infrastructure knowledge in Backup/Storage and Network technologies
      • Basic knowledge of Oracle RACPreferred Qualifications:
        • Familiar with Agile methodology
        • Familiar with version control, GIT experience preferred
        • Familiarity with the Solaris and/or Red Hat operating systems
        • Ability to author and maintain technical installation, configuration, and update documentation
        • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
        • Active DoD S or TS Clearance
        • Active PARNOTE: Candidate will be able to start without clearance or PAR but primary job duties in this description will not be completed until candidate is granted appropriate clearance and program access.

          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.

          Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD

          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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, San Diego , Unix EngineerPrincipal Unix Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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