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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Network Engineer (20-300) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

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The Engineering 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 Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Network Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

Candidate will be a S8.2 Network Development Engineer responsible for planning, deploying, integrating, and testing upgrades to the S8.2 C2BMC network to operational sites. Candidate will be required to travel to remote locations to perform network installations in accordance with Program configuration management processes, independently perform troubleshooting, and provide status updates to Program personnel.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • An active Secret clearance is required.

  • 9 years of experience and a Bachelor's degree in STEM, or 7 years experience with Master's degree, or 13 years significant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA).

  • The candidate must be a proven network engineer with hands-on experience and knowledge of network architecture design, development and testing methodologies.

  • Specific technical skills required include:

  • Hands on experience with multi-vendor switching routing (Juniper) required.

  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic, and network analytic tools.

  • Experience with Agile Development Processes and tools (e.g., Jira, Version One, Git, Ansible, Jenkins, Nexus, or Robot Framework).

  • Virtualization technologies such a VMWare vCenter and vSphere.

  • Experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as Wireshark, OPNET ACElive & ITGuru).

  • Authentication & encryption methods/capabilities ( TACACS+, Active Directory, GEM-X)IPSEC, KG-175D/F/G.

  • Understanding of standard DOD security practices such as, STIG/RMF compliance and system accreditation implementation efforts.

  • Proven network traffic analysis, diagnostic and troubleshooting experience.

  • Must be an effective communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio drawing tools.

  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with other highly motivated network engineers as well as independently at times on large field projects.

  • Candidate must have proven troubleshooting skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A solid understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols BGP and OSPF.

  • Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs.

  • Industry vendor certifications from Juniper (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE) required, from Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, CCSP) a plus.

  • Candidates with experience planning and supporting the deployment of network infrastructure are highly desired. Prior C2BMC network experience is also a plus.

  • Network Management Systems (HP NMMI, HP Network Automation, CA Performance Center, CA Data Aggregator, CA Data Repository, CA NetFlow Analyzer, JUNOS Space) or NAS/SAN technologies (NetApp, or Gigastore) and how they interface with the entire network system a plus.

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 benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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.

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 : Information Technology

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