Principal Network Engineer/ Sr. Principal Network Engineer - TS/SCI w Poly Needed
Requisition ID: 21016136 Category: Information Technology Location: Chantilly - VA, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Polygraph Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions Available: 2 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 Space Systems is seeking an experienced Principal /Sr. Principal Network Engineering to support an IT infrastructure network consolidation program in Chantilly, VA.A Network Engineer designs, develops, configures, integrates, installs and tests network systems.The candidates will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following tasks: * Design and plan network communication systems* Provide specification and detailed schematics for network architecture* Define and develop techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs to include current and future capacity* Conduct testing of network design* Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interface such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, switches, bridges, gateways, etc.* Evaluate and report on new communication technologies to enhance capabilities of the network* Troubleshoot, upgrade and implement improvements to the entire enclave, to include but not limited to Cisco and JuniperThis requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal Level. Basic Qualifications for a Principal:* 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD*Experience with Cisco switches or routers and BGP,OSPF, multicast high availability, firewalls* A Current Network Certification of an Industry Standard, ie, Cisco or Juniper Certified, CCNA, CCDA, CCDP, JNCP, etc.* A valid CompTIA Security+ CE certification (IAT II or higher) OR the ability to obtain a CompTIA Security+ CE certification (IAT II or higher) within the first 6 months of employment* A current active TS/SCI with PolyBasic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal:* 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD* Experience with Cisco switches or routers and BGP,OSPF, multicast high availability, firewalls* A Current Network Certification of an Industry Standard, ie, Cisco or Juniper Certified, CCNA, CCDA, CCDP, JNCP, etc.* A valid CompTIA Security+ CE certification (IAT II or higher) OR the ability to obtain a CompTIA Security+ CE certification (IAT II or higher) within the first 6 months of employment* A current active TS/SCI with PolyPreferred Qualifications:* Experience with implementing IT infrastructures *Experience with Cisco Catalyst, Nexus, ASA, Aggregation Service Routers (ASR) hardware and software* Experience with OPNET, WANDL, REDHAT or other similar tools* Strong working knowledge of IP address/Networking theory including common command line tools and commonly used ports to troubleshot and test network/connectivity issues* Experience as information assurance technician (IAT) level 1 or higher* Demonstrated experience developing and troubleshooting applications on multiple platforms in an enterprise domain* Familiarity with firewall types/theory and configuration of OS installed FWs* Experience working with government customers and other contractors Salary Range: 91960 - 137940 Salary Range 2: 114048 - 171072 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.