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Principal Network Communications Analyst

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10077767
Category: Information Technology
Location: San Diego, California, 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, 50% 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 Defense Systems is seeking self-motivated, hard-working full-time Network Administrator 3 for the NATO AGS Program in Rancho Bernardo, CA. The selected candidate will provide overall network infrastructure support to routing and switching equipment, firewalls and IDS/IPS, and associated cabling to the onsite NAS Sigonella (Sicily) Italy from a reachback position at Rancho Bernardo. The Network Administrator 3 will ensure that the LAN/WAN is capable of providing required services by supporting the network infrastructure through the use of troubleshooting and problem resolution in a production environment. Provides daily operational support for LAN/WAN networks, including firewalls. Plans, installs and supports hardware and software upgrades; resolves technical issues associated with network and routing protocols at all levels of the OSI model through the use of diagnostics and network administration tools such as Hewlett Packard (HP) OpenView, Cisco Works and Tivoli. An understanding of Management Information Blocks (MIB) and MRTG to measure, plan and execute methodologies to ensure high performance levels and minimum downtime. Responsible for maintaining LAN - WAN barrier systems to prevent unauthorized access. In order to meet these requirements, the Network Administrator must be familiar with Cisco firewalls, Cisco, Alcatel, Hewlett-Packard, Nortel and NetScreen VPN devices and IDSs. Uses diagnostic utilities to identify and isolate problems encountered on different mediums and network protocols, gather latency statistics and find specific network bottlenecks, evaluate problems and implement fix actions through device reconfiguration or replacement depending on the circumstances. This position will be in Rancho Bernardo CA but trips to NAS Sigonella (Sicily) Italy will be required to provide backfill support to the onsite networking team. During your time at NAS Sigonella you could be asked to provide On-the-Job Training and platform instruction to NATO AGS customer when required. Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a technical discipline - OR - successful completion of certified Tech/Vocational school and/or comparable Department of Defense technical training, plus directly related experience. An additional 4 years of directly applicable experience may be considered in lieu of the completed degree. -US TOP SECRET Clearance Required (equivalent to NATO Cosmic Clearance)
-Current CCNA desired
-Security+ CE certification desired
-Must have strong network experience maintaining Cisco switches and routers, and trouble-shooting general LAN/WAN problems
-Must have good knowledge on general security methodologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS and access control lists Preferred Qualifications: -Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment
-Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required NGSkill Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD 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 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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