1+ months

Principal Network Engineer (21-316)

Northrop Grumman
Colorado Springs, CO 80932
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

At **Northrop Grumman** , our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history.

The Engineering 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! Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Network Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What Youll get to Do:

- Candidate will be a S8.2 Network Development Engineer responsible for planning, deploying, integrating, and testing upgrades to the S8.2 C2BMC network to operational sites related to the JEMINI system upgrade.

- Candidate will be required to travel to remote locations to perform network installations in ac cordance with Program configuration management processes, independently perform troubleshooting, and provide status updates to Program personnel.

Basic Qualifications: If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.

- An active Secret clearance is required.

- 5 Years with Bachelors degree in a related field; 9 years experience in lieu of a degree.

- Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

- Hands-on experience and knowledge of network architecture design, development and testing methodologies.

- Specific technical skills required include:

- Network Management Systems (HP NMMI, HP Network Automation, CA Performance Center, CA Data Aggregator, CA Data Repository, CA NetFlow Analyzer, JUNOS Space) or NAS/SAN technologies (NetApp, or Gigastore).

- Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic, and network analytic tools.

- Virtualization technologies such a VMWare vCenter and vSphere. - Experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as Wireshark, OPNET ACElive & ITGuru). - Authentication & encryption methods/capabilities ( TACACS+, Active Directory, GEM-X)IPSEC, KG-175D/F/G. - Understanding of standard DOD security practices such as, STIG/RMF compliance and system accreditation implementation efforts.

- Proven network traffic analysis, diagnostic and troubleshooting experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

- A solid understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols BGP and OSPF.

- Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs.

- Hands on experience with multi-vendor switching routing (Juniper)

- Industry vendor certifications from Juniper (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE) required, from Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, CCSP) a plus.

- Experience with Network automated testing and delivery.

- Candidates with experience planning and supporting the deployment of network infrastructure are highly desired.

- Prior C2BMC network experience is also 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 Plan - Savings Plan - Paid Time Off - Education Assistance - Training and Development - Flexible Work Arrangements

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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Salary Range: $83,600.00 - $125,400.00

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.

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-12-25

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