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Northrop Grumman Network Security Engineer in Aberdeen, Maryland

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Network Engineer with progressive experience in network operations and network security technologies. This position will be located in Aberdeen, MD. Position prefers a high degree of technical proficiency and familiarity with software and network security issues as well as systems administration experience. Candidate shall have experiences with Cisco routers and switches, with a good understanding of routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, etc. Role requires experience working with and configuring firewalls and IDS/IDP appliances. Attention to detail and a willingness to document and provide status of projects is a must. Candidate is required to interface with customer and must be able to work independently and on multiple projects/activities concurrently and recommend future direction or projects to management. A strong network engineering background and clear understanding of network configurations and topologies. Windows/UNIX scripting. Firewall IDS/IPS experience. Solid knowledge of MS Visio. Available for occasional after hours work.

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors of Science degree in technical field and one (1) years of related experience OR four (5) years of experience in lieu of degree.

  2. Active Top Secret Security clearance with SCI eligibility required

  3. Experience working with firewalls and IDS/IDP

  4. Four years of experience working with Cisco or similar devices

  5. Experience working with Linux

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. In-depth knowledge of Cisco Routers and switches and routing protocols

  2. Current CCNA.

  3. Four years of Admin experience with Cisco or similar devices

  4. Seven years of Linux Admin experience

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Job Category : Information Technology