Northrop Grumman Network Administrator 4 in Redondo Beach, California
Put your years of experience into a future of excellence Northrop Grumman is seeking a Network Administrator/Analyst to join our team in defining the future. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information TechnologySolutions team.
Roles and 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.
Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
Guide the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Represent the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Available for 24/7 support when needed.
The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with engineering users, other network administrators, system administrators, and computer/facility organizations. The ability to multi-taskand good verbal and written communication skillsare a must.
Bachelor's degree with 9 years of related experience; 13 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree
Active Secret clearance (reinvestigation within the past 5 years)
Strong Knowledge of TCP/IP
Strong knowledge of LAN concepts such as VLANs, trunking (port tagging) and spanning-tree
Strong knowledge of WAN technologies such as EIGRP, BGP
IP addressing design and subnets
Experience using test equipment such as protocol analyzers and cable test sets
Knowledge of government grade encryption gear such as (TACLANES)
Knowledge of Cisco hardware
Knowledge of classified network design is a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Good project management skills
Ability to work in fast paced environment
Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required
DoD 8570 training and certifications (Cisco and Security+ certification)
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