Network Field Engineer / Principal Network Field Engineer

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Oct 25, 2021
Closes
Oct 27, 2021
Ref
164162066
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: 21017310 Category: Engineering Location: Fairfax - VA, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: Any (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 75% of the Time Positions Available: 3 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. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!We are looking for you to join our team as a Network Field Engineer / Principal Network Field Engineer. What You'll get to Do:Have an opportunity to travel to sustained operational locations overseas and develop your technical expertise across the engineering spectrum. Be part of our field engineering team that operates and maintains complex tactical communication systems worldwide. This is an exciting and dynamic opportunity for Linux and Network Engineers to stay current with their certifications while expanding their skills outside traditional roles to include Linux, voice services, cyber security and a variety of military data links. You'll also get to: Support operations and maintenance of a complex airborne and terrestrial tactical communication system providing voice and data services in real world operations. Be primarily responsible ISSO duties - manage, maintain, troubleshoot and administer the airborne and terrestrial networking and Linux components of a communication system. Administer equipment and environments which include Linux servers/clients, network attached storage devices, virtual machines, routers, switches, firewalls, and taclanes. Other fundamental duties include basic Linux system administration, account management, data collection, syslog review and maintaining the systems cyber security posture. Tertiary duties include maintaining and troubleshooting voice services including Asterisk call managers and Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE). Use engineering drawings for troubleshooting and use standard desktop computer and Windows based tools to produce or edit documents including drawings, plans, procedures and reports. Assist and develop proficiency with performance of other engineering and operational duties as required in support of the 24/7 deployed operational network. Work closely with an Active Duty/Government customer as well as internal Northrop Grumman Integrated Product Teams (IPTs). Prepare to learn and excel on a small multidisciplinary team responsible for troubleshooting a wide array of military voice and data services. Relay and receive information efficiently, work extended hours to meet deadlines, maneuver around equipment in test labs and aircraft Extended travel up to 75% to hazardous overseas duty locations This position may be filled as a Network Field Engineer or Principal Network Field Engineer.Basic Qualifications for a Network Field Engineer : 4 years experience with an Associates degree; 2 years with Bachelors degree. Note, 6 years in lieu of a degree will be considered with experience in repair, configuration, troubleshooting and operations of network devices and computer systems. Active Secret security (or above) clearance with the investigation completed within the last 4 years Experience administering Linux and Cisco client/server systems, managing IP based networks, and ability to solve difficult technical problems focused on the delivery of voice and data services over wireless IP networks DOD 8570 IAT Level II or greater certification (Security +) and CISCO or Linux certification Must pass a physical health assessment and meet the minimal standards of fitness in alignment with AFCENT requirements Must be willing and able to travel up to 75% (some travel to hazardous deployment areas) and multi-month overseas deployments Basic Qualifications for a Principal Network Field Engineer : 7 years experience with an Associates degree; 5 years with Bachelors degree; 3 years with Masters. Note, 9 years in lieu of a degree will be considered with experience in repair, configuration, troubleshooting and operations of network devices and computer systems. Active Secret security (or above) clearance with the investigation completed within the last 4 years Experience administering Linux and Cisco client/server systems, managing IP based networks, and ability to solve difficult technical problems focused on the delivery of voice and data services over wireless IP networks DOD 8570 IAT Level II or greater certification (Security +) and CISCO or Linux certification Must pass a physical health assessment and meet the minimal standards of fitness in alignment with AFCENT requirements Must be willing and able to travel up to 75% (some travel to hazardous deployment areas) and multi-month overseas deployments Preferred Qualifications: Combination of in-depth Cisco based IP networks, system administration experience with Linux, VMware and Windows 2008 Server and Windows 7 Professional General experience with; general computing and a working knowledge of military COMSEC, MIDS, SADL and communications radio hardware Experience working on and around aircraft and understanding of airborne equipment installation operation, maintenance and testing procedures and processes is highly desirable Working knowledge of EIGRP, BGP, 802.1Q, 802.1X, DMVPN, NTP, SNTP and VLANs Experience with High Assurance IP Encryptor's (HAIPEs), KG-210's, KG-175's, Red Hat Linux (RHEL), Red Hat Directory Server and VMware ESXi is a plus What We Can Offer You:Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:Health PlanSavings PlanPaid Time OffAdditional benefitsEducation AssistanceTraining and Development9/80 Schedule at Many Siteshttps://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspxAdditional Northrop Grumman Information:Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world." Salary Range: 61400 - 92000 Salary Range 2: 76000 - 114000 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. 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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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