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Northrop Grumman Cyber Network Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Network Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Work includes system design, development, delivery, and maintenance in a number of mission-critical domains, including analytics development, information sharing, data transformation and dataflow, malware analysis, and knowledge management.

Duties of the network engineer include providing assistance in all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks. Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a software engineering environment. Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput), troubleshoots problems, and recommends procurement of and/or modifications to network components.


This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Level (Level 2):

2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters

Basic Qualifications for a Sr Principal Level (Level 3):

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional network engineering experience on projects with similar network processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required. Basic


Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

One (1) year experience as a network engineer in projects and programs for Government or Industry

One (1) year of direct experience with an intelligence community or signals intelligence activity

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience planning, design, development, implementation and technical support of multi-platform, multi-system networks to encompass diagnosing network performance shortcomings and designing and implementing performance improvements

Experience designing and implementing networks utilizing the following network operating systems: Windows NT/2000/XP, UNIX, and LINUX

Experience providing and implementing network infrastructures and must have experience developing, operating, and managing networks required to operate in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN enabled environments

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certified at the Associate level with a preference to be professionally certified in Network Security (CCSP), Network Design (CCDP), and/or Routing & Switching (CCNP)

Experience in developing network design through implementation

Experience in configuring network equipment; Experience with network test gear and testing network equipment; Experience in configuring NAT and Routing Protocols

Experience with ethernet trunking and configuring Ethernet VLANs

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.

Job Category : Information Technology