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Northrop Grumman Network Communications in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Maintains smooth operation of local area, world wide and virtual private networks (VPN)

  • Plans, evaluates, and coordinates installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network

  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.

  • May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings

  • Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions

  • Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems

  • May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment

  • May design network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 Years with Bachelors Degree from an accredited college in a STEM field of study; 3 Years with Masters Degree; 0 Years with PhD

  • The candidate must meet DOD 8570 IAT Level II certification requirements (Security+ CE, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security)

  • The candidate must posses a basic understanding of network communication protocols and network routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP) and IP network troubleshooting

  • The candidate must posses basic knowledge of network testing methodologies using routers, switches, and firewalls

  • The candidate must posses knowledge of TCP/IP behavior, network communications, and routing protocols, network traffic analysis and troubleshooting experience

  • Teamwork skills and the ability to work with different teams, clients, and groups of staff members across an organization is also a basic qualification

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel applications

  • Must bea US Citizen with Secret Clearance AT HIRE

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) implementation experience

  • Juniper or Cisco certification. Analytical and problem-solving abilities

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