1+ months

Network Engineer Top Secret Clearance Needed

Northrop Grumman
Chantilly, VA 20151
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: SCI

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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 worlds 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 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking an experienced Network Engineer 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 Juniper

**Basic Qualifications**

2 Years experience with Bachelors in Science; 1 Year with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.; 6 years of experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.

Experience with, and knowledge of, Cisco IOS and Cisco Nexus Operating systems

Experience with Cisco appliances, specifically Firepower firewalls and TACACS+ services

Intimate knowledge and experience designing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Network switching and routing protocols.

Ability to obtain a CompTIA Security+ CE certification (IAT II or higher) within the first 6 months of employment

A current active TS with SCI eligibility and willingness to take a Polygraph exam

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Understanding of IPV4 Network sub/super netting, CIDR, and DNS

Understanding and experience designing and maintaining a large scale Multicast deployment, to include IGMP and PIM protocols

Experience with ServiceNow submitting and tracking requests

Understanding and experience with designing, writing, and implementing FCRs - Experience with SolarWinds or other Network Management tools

Experience with WAN operations and protocols

Experience working in large scale Development and Operational Networking environments (4000+ nodes)

A current active TS/SCI with Poly

A valid CompTIA Security+ CE certification (IAT II or higher)

Salary Range: $74,900.00 - $112,300.00

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Posted: 2022-06-24 Expires: 2022-08-25

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