Principal Engineer Network - Global Network Engineer (24-138) (BLSk)Schriever Afb, CO

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Engineer Network - Global Network Engineer (24-138) (BLSk) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

Position Overview:

The network engineer will produce designs, including system, logical, and connectivity drawings, using DoDAF standards and present them to different engineering review boards. The engineer will also conduct testing of the network design. Maintains technical expertise in all network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing areas, such as routers, switches, firewalls, gateways, etc. The engineer will evaluate and report on new communications technologies to enhance the network's capabilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrated experience in the design and execution of network engineering configuration changes and documentation in a complex IT environment.

  • Experience reviewing work products produced by a team of engineers for quality, completeness, and adherence to established procedures and policies.

  • Hands-on designing and troubleshooting networks to include Cisco and Fortinet technologies.

Basic Qualifications:

Please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume if applicable.

  • An active Secret clearance is required to start with the ability to obtain Top-Secret clearance.

  • 5 years experience with a Bachelor's degree in a related field; 3 years experience with Masters degree, 9 years experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Must possess a DoD 8140 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA) with Continuing Education (CE).

  • 5 years of equivalent/ relevant experience, including configuring Cisco and/or Juniper routers/switches and troubleshooting routing protocols such as OSPF/BGP, as well as experience with firewall technologies.

  • The candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, excellent customer interface skills, quick learner, and multitask in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while maintaining a can-do attitude.

  • Experience with creating system-level and connectivity diagrams is a must.

  • Strong MS Visio skills are also required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top-Secret clearance is highly desired.

  • Experience with WANs, Taclanes, and VxLAN is highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of strategic and theater missile defense weapon systems (C2BMC, Aegis, GFC/C, etc.), sensor systems, message formats (VMF, TADIL), and communications (DISN, SIPRNet, MDA CNet, GCN, etc.) environments.

  • Certifications include Network+, SSCP, CISSP, JNCIA, CCNA, and CCNP.

  • Understanding the project lifecycle, related processes, and traditional systems engineering skills.

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

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Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Salary Range: $88,600 - $133,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.