Sentinel Staff Network Engineer - System Test Integration Labs - 5717-1 Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking Staff Network Engineer - System Test Integration Labs to join the Systems Test Team (STT). This position is in Roy, UT and supports the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.

What You'll Get To Do:

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team supporting the Air Force's Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Duties of this position include development, production and deployment of network equipment hardware, software and systems for the system test team. The selected candidate will work in a dynamic people-focused environment where he/she will interact with users, customers, and other engineers.

Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels to include: concept/scope, requirements, design, verification and validation, and transition to production. Performs functional and schedules analysis, trade studies, and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements, taking into consideration technical, schedule and cost constraints into optimal solutions for our customers.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and Structure

  • Determine high level business requirements in conjunction with customer and manage specifications throughout the systems lifecycle

  • Conduct requirements elicitation, definition, systems analysis and design

  • Architect definition, interface and context diagram documentation

  • Identify compute and storage requirements to support customer

  • Provide and verify installation diagrams or models for compute and storage facilities

  • Provide As-Is and To-Be technical designs and assessments, perform Gap analysis

  • Identify technology roadmaps to reduce program execution costs (as needed)

  • Define Disaster and Recovery requirements and implementation (as needed)

  • Develop feasibility, rough order of magnitude (ROM) & committed pricing estimates including detailed basis of estimates

  • Create scope, technical requirements, architecture & design documents

  • Operate as SME for CHEETAS, technical management, change management, risk management, and to operations management for our customers

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship with an Active Secret Clearance or higher (awarded within the past 6 years) with the ability to receive a Special Access Program (SAP) certification

  • 14 Years of related experience with Bachelors in Science; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD. or 4 additional years in lieu of a degree

  • Ability to travel at least 10%

  • Experience in at least 1 of the following:

  • Experience with designing IT systems and infrastructure

  • Experience with Virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

  • Experience with one or more of the following :

  • Windows (7, 10 / SVR 08, 12, 16) ,DNS, TCP/IP, FTP, SSH

  • Understanding of Core Services (e.g. Active Directly, DNS, DHCP)

  • Understanding of Networking Architecture and Design

  • Understanding of Cloud Architecture and Design

  • Qualified candidates must possess a demonstrated ability to independently prioritize, plan and execute work tasks in a rapidly changing environment

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Security Solutions for networking (HAIPE Encryptors • Cross Domain Solutions • IPSec • mGRE/DMVPN, RADIUS)

  • Experience with Virtualization hypervisors (ESXi, HyperV, Proxmox, etc.)

  • Experience with VMware technologies (ESXi, VCenter, VCF, NSX-T, vSAN, etc.)

  • Experience with CHEETAS

  • Experience implementing government cyber security requirements, such as STIGs and RMF

  • Experience in Network Engineering for designing and implementing secure networks with Information Assurance requirements (Cyber Security for Information Assurance).

  • Network and Cyber Requirements Systems Engineering

  • NetOps/NOC design integrated with program CyberOps

  • Extensive experience in Software Defined Networking; Network Function Virtualization; Network Services including DNS, VoIP, Network Management Tools

  • Expert in Security Architecture design and Vulnerability Assessment for critical IT infrastructure

  • Experience with working with government/military personnel

  • Network Analysis to define network performance & resiliency requirement

  • Cloud-based network solutions

  • Experience with Model-Based Engineering Tools & Agile Development process


Salary Range: $139,000 - $208,600

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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