Sr. Principal Systems Administrator

    Northrop Grumman
    Albuquerque, NM 87101
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.



    Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is looking for a Mainframe Systems Administrator to support the Alabama Location Enforcement Location System (ALECS) program.

    Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Install and Maintain Mainframe Third Party Software
    • Install and Maintain Mainframe IBM Software
    • Perform hardware installations and configurations
    • Support all aspects of mainframe TCP/IP and SNA networks that includes configuring and troubleshooting
    • Install, Maintain, and Configure CICS
    • Establish high levels of security via RACF
    • System Performance Tuning and Reporting in a Mainframe environment
    • Perform Complex System Upgrades and Changes
    • Resolve System Software Problems
    • Adherence to All Customer Contract Service Level Agreements (SLAs)




    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:

    To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
    • Bachelor degree and 10 years experience or additional 14 years of specialized experience in lieu of degree
    • Experience ordering, installing, and maintaining mainframe software
    • Experience in analyzing and solving mainframe system software problems
    • Experience with mainframe system backup and recovery
    • Successfully employ technology to improve efficiency, reliability, and security
    • Ability to multi-task across different projects
    • Self-motivated, highly committed, ability to work independently, perform well within cross-functional teams, work under strict deadlines with attention to detail
    • Proactive, results oriented
    • Motivated self-starter with a Can Do attitude and a proven track record of high customer service and exceptional delivery results
    • Develop and maintain product vendor relationships.
    • Must be a US Citizen or a Green Card Holder
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
    • Experience with TSO, z/OS R2V2 or higher, SMP/E, IBM utilities
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office software use
    • State Government customer hosting or data center project experience
    • Mainframe support and services delivery on a firm fixed price (FFP), service level requirements penalty bearing contract
    • Data Center mainframe outsourcing support and services
    • Technical lead of a major mainframe upgrade or a complete mainframe full system transition project
    • Excellent customer relationship skills
    • Installing and maintaining major subsystems such as DB2 and CICS
    • Installing and maintaining mainframe networking interfaces, such as Enterprise Extender, TCP/IP, and TN3270
    • Installing, upgrading, and configuring mainframe hardware and peripherals
    • Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing
    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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

    Posting ID: 559538105Posted: 2020-06-04