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Northrop Grumman Network Engineer or Principal Network Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

The Engineering and Sciences(E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Network/Hardware Engineer or Principal Network/Hardware Engineer to join our team of qualified diverse individuals. This position will be located in Boulder, CO. Put your years of experience into a future of excellence...

What You'll Get to Do:

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Ground Systems team. This position is for a hardware engineer with network engineering experience who will provide technical solutions to difficult hardware problems, to include assisting in project coordination, on-site installations, and engineering records updates.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching Certification or equivalent experience. Ability to obtain CCNA Routing and Switching Certification is required

  • Cisco NXOS, ASA, and Firepower software experience

  • Experience with vPC, 802.1x, HSRP, Routing, TCP sockets, NTP timing, RADIUS, and Packet Sniffing

  • Providing input to and reviewing system architecture, designing ground station environments to include: computing, storage, networking, audio video, and infrastructure components, participating in peer reviews of engineering products and artifacts, coordinating the hardware specific design with other disciplines to ensure successful system integration.

  • Troubleshoot technical problems and issues and determine technical solution in accordance with product and customer expectations.

  • Apply business principles and practices to assist in the planning/coordination of the overall design and subsequent implementation of the design as well as monitoring the procurement, installation and configuration of the designed hardware system into operational elements and segments.

  • Provide support to team leads, design team, other hardware engineers.

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.

Basic Qualifications fora Network/Hardware Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, or related discipline.

  • 2+ years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree or no experience with a Master's degree.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Ability to obtain a Passport.

  • Must have prior experience troubleshooting technical problems and issues developing solutions.

  • Must be able to travel 25% of the time, which includes overseas travel.

  • Must be capable of performing hardware integration with minimal supervision.

  • Must have CCNA and Security+ certifications

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Network/Hardware Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, or related discipline.

  • 5+ years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree or 3+ years of related experience with a Master's degree; 0 years of related

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Ability to obtain a Passport.

  • Must have prior experience troubleshooting technical problems and issues developing solutions.

  • Must be able to travel 25% of the time, which includes overseas travel.

  • Must be capable of performing hardware integration with minimal supervision.

  • Must have CCNA and Security+ certifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, or related discipline.

  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance.

  • Cost Account Management Experience.

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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