Northrop Grumman Network Engineer 4 in Aurora, Colorado

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The software developmentteam at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Network Engineer based out of Aurora, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

As a member of the NEW MOON team, the candidate will be expected to provide technical oversight and execution of assigned engineering tasks as defined by the program. The work to be performed encompasses a number of technical areas including, but not limited to, the following activities:

  • Site delivery support

  • Ability to interface and/or act as a representative of the Infrastructure organization, from a Systems Engineering, Network Administration, Network Engineering or System Administration role

  • Act as a member of the IT&D team during deployments and deliveries

  • Perform site network changes and installation planning and coordination

  • Engineering and execution of system modifications focused on infrastructure and networking

  • Support the transition of Legacy system capabilities to new technical baselines

  • Trade studies and benchmarks as needed to develop new capabilities

  • Develop documentation for training, site deliveries, engineering artifacts, and program processes

  • Provide network and server administration

  • Travel to operational sites to support installation, system integration, and testing as requested by the program

  • Contribute to assessments of Requests For Proposal (RFP), Requests For Change (RFC), Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), and Ceiling Rough Order of Magnitude (CROM)/Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) as directed by the program

  • Support baseline planning activities

The ideal candidate will be proficient in hardware design, specification of hardware, network proficiency to include design and specification of network configuration (VLANs, gateways, routing principles), and development of hardware drawings (rack elevations, floor plans). The engineer will conduct research and design of information processing hardware, including designing new or modifying existing products, developing technical specifications for production, and analyzing hardware configuration and processing solutions. The engineer will be a part of the infrastructure organization on a large software development program, but will also work closely with systems engineering to produce documentation, integration, logistics support, and readiness artifacts.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is comfortable working under general direction, capable of independently determining and developing approaches to solutions. He or she will also have frequent contact with inter-organizational and outside customers, and may represent the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects

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.

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You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Science in a STEM discipline and 9 years of engineering experience; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD -OR- 4 additional years of Network Engineeringexperience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Active DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a CI Polygraph.

  • Experience with design and specification of network configuration (VLANs, gateways, routing principles)

  • Experience developing hardware drawings (rack elevations, floor plans), network wiring diagrams

  • Working knowledge of engineering processes

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with CI Poly

  • Ability to identify system architecture, design and operational shortcomings, and make recommendations to address deficient areas

  • Knowledge of Virtualized Environments (VMware)

  • Experience working with Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage

  • Working knowledge of the waterfall and agile software development lifecycles

  • Ability to work with a diverse set of stakeholders and interface with customers

  • Experience with the government deployment process for large software and hardware deliveries

  • Legacy program knowledge

  • Ability to work in a team environment and as an individual contributor

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 package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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.