Network/Principal Network Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 18, 2019
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The Resilient Network Solutions (RNS) operating unit team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Network Engineer based out of San Diego, CA.
What You'll get to Do:
Our communication systems experts develop next-generation strategic and tactical communication systems for our armed forces. Realize the rewards of conquering a new challenge in a dynamic and highly-technical working environment by joining our team of qualified, diverse individuals.
RNS network engineers design, integrate, and operate secure, military communications networks. They deliver detailed network schematics, hardware selections, and software configurations that meet performance requirements. Network engineers maintain an advanced technical understanding of TCP/IP networks and current products and technologies like routers, firewalls, and switches. They employ necessary tools and procedures to meet cyber-security requirements for sensitive/classified communications systems. Our engineers operate as part of an integrated product team to troubleshoot network problems and support various devices that use the network, including computers that run operating systems like Windows, Linux, and VMWare.
Ideal candidates for this position will have specific qualifications derived from practical experience and study. We seek networking experts that understand advanced networking features, network security, and network management. Candidates also benefit from experience with our common tools and equipment. See the preferred qualifications, summarized below.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications for a Network Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university with 2 years of related professional experience, or 0 years with a Master's Degree.
Basic Qualifications for a Principal Network Engineer:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university with years of related professional experience, or 3 years with a Master's Degree, 0 Years with PhDBasic Qualifications for Network/ Principal Network Engineer: Current expertise with network design, architecture, specifications, and equipment selection.
Expertise with IP4 network design, including IP subnetting and protocols including BGP, OSPF and EIGRP
Expertise with network device configuration and troubleshooting (ideally, Cisco IOS/IOS-XE)
Good understanding of advanced features like IPv6, GRE, IPSEC, IP quality-of-service, VLANs, and multicast.
Good understanding network security features like IP access-lists and stateful protocol inspections.
Familiar with network management protocols, like SNMP, SSH, syslog, RADIUS/TACACS
Experience with MS Office tools, including PowerPoint and Visio
A current, active SECRET security clearance. Background check conducted in the last 5 years.
These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:
A professional certification specific to the networking industry like a CCNA/CCNP/CCIE, JNCIA/JNCIE, or equivalent.
Familiar with network management applications, like WhatsUpGold, Splunk, Solarwinds, and/or Cisco ISE.
Familiar with Windows, Linux, and VMWare configuration and troubleshooting.
Experience with HAIPE/TACLANE and other military COMSEC/CRYPTO equipment and procedures.
Experience with tactical/military radio networks, like Common Data Link (CDL) and ANW2.
Experience with (MIL) SATCOM equipment and services.
Experience with wide-area service-provider technologies like MPLS and SONET
Exposure to the Risk Management Framework, associated security controls, and STIGs
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.Network Engineer Level 2 or 3
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