Network Engineer 3/4

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Linthicum, MD
Posted
Nov 29, 2021
Closes
Dec 01, 2021
Ref
230772024
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: 21016908 Category: Information Technology Location: Linthicum - MD, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: Top Secret Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions Available: 1 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 Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Network Engineer to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Linthicum, MD or Redondo Beach, CA. Essential Functions: Maintain smooth operation of local area, worldwide, and virtual private networks (VPN). Plan, evaluate, and coordinate installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network . Maintain technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements are based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings. Prepare and ensure that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions. Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems. May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment. May design network or portion of network that includes selection of hardware and software package. General knowledge of Windows server and desktops; help server administrators as required with server and desktop tasks. Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Represent the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects. The successful applicant will demonstrate: the ability to work in a team environment with engineering users, other network administrators, systems administrators, and computer/facility organizations. The ability to multi-task and good communication skills, both verbal and written, are a must. This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4. Basic Qualifications for Level 3 : Associate's degree and 7 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience, or Master's degree and 3 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent and 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree. Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DOD 8570 security certification, Certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. Active DOD Top Secret clearance. Ability to maintain an active clearance as a condition of continued employment . Ability to be cleared to special access programs as a condition of continued employment. Experience maintaining LAN & WAN based networks. Experience with managing routing protocols on large LAN environments. Experience with Cisco hardware including routers, switches, and firewalls. Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed. Basic Qualifications for Level 4 : Associate's degree and 11 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and 9 years of experience, or Master's degree and 7 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent and 13 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree . Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DOD 8570 security certification, Certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. Active DOD Top Secret clearance. Ability to maintain an active clearance as a condition of continued employment . Ability to be cleared to special access programs as a condition of continued employment. Experience maintaining LAN & WAN based networks. Experience with managing routing protocols on large LAN environments. Experience with Cisco hardware including routers, switches, and firewalls. Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed. Preferred Qualifications : Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Information Systems related field. Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments - AWS Cloud Systems Administration and/or Cloud Architect certification(s). Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE. Experience troubleshooting network procedures and best practices. Experience with network challenges associated with systems integration, including COTS integration, capacity analysis, and system architecture design. Demonstrated strong leadership skills and experience managing small teams. Demonstrated experience in the use of network analysis tools (ie WireShark, Opnet, etc.). Experience designing LAN and WAN based networks. Experience with commercial cloud providers. Experience performing operations in an Agile framework. ESNetAdmin Salary Range: 87800 - 138000 Salary Range 2: 108900 - 171100 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date. 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.