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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) Principal/Sr. Principal Network Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Information Technology Location: Aurora, Colorado US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: Polygraph Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: No Positions Available: 1

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Responsibilities for this internship position are: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program. Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC. Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities. Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team. DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Network Engineer/ Sr Principal Network Engineer based out of Aurora, CO. What you'll get to do: Providing technical support for computers and associated networks for a large classified government contract

  • Maintaining operations of the LAN/WAN, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.
  • Installing/configuring/maintaining routers, switches and firewalls.
  • Implementing and troubleshooting LAN technologies such as VLANs, Trunking (port tagging), Spanning-Tree, and Port Security.
  • The ability to support multiple networks and ensuring necessary administration tasks are completed.
  • Providing regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short/long-range planning for systems.
  • Recommending and implementing system/process enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
  • Creating and ensuring that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
  • Developing and documenting technical processes and procedures as needed.
  • Making recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.
  • Interacting and troubleshooting issues with vendors; evaluating vendor products, services, and suggestions.
  • Adhering/reporting to Information Systems security guidelines.
  • Completing paperwork and other tasks needed to satisfy Security requirements. Following all Security regulations, guidelines, and processes regarding the installation, maintenance, and retirement of PCs and PC-related hardware and software. Working with Security personnel to remediate classified data spillage incidents.
  • Reviewing trouble ticket queues to identify issues that need to be addressed. Working through the ticket queue without intervening management direction (self-motivated). Resolving tickets within established SLAs and raising issues that require management attention or involvement.
  • Establishing and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction according to defined objectives while adhering to established policies.
  • Exhibiting good communication skills, an energetic approach, and patience with customers.
  • Current Security + CE
  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs
  • Experience with Cisco hardware on switched networks
  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed

This is a great opportunity for a flexible self-starter to work in a dynamic environment with real world technical content supporting a number of tools and systems.

Responsibilities for this internship requisition position are: Internship Description: The Northrop Grumman Military Veteran Program (NG-MVP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MVP is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training and through individual internships during the last 180 days of service. Any rank, enlisted or officer, may apply for SkillBridge. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Your unit Commander must authorize participation in NG-MVP prior to start of internship. NG-MVP is a program that will bridge the gap for transitioning service members and is held 3 times a year at various Northrop Grumman installations around the country. Service members will gain valuable experience and training throughout their internship with a potential opportunity to gain employment with Northrop Grumman upon completion of active duty service obligation. NG-MVP Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 180 days of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

This requisition may be filled as either a Principal or a Sr. Principal Network Engineer Basic Qualifications:

  • Principal Network Engineer - Bachelor's degree within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics discipline from an accredited college and 5 years of relevant experience; or 3 Years with Masters; or 0 Years with PhD. 9 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Sr Principal Network Engineer - Bachelor's degree within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics discipline from an accredited college and 9 years of experience in systems integration activities or 7 years with Master's Degree; 4 years with a PhD
  • Experience providing technical support for computers and associated networks for a large classified government contract
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting LAN technologies such as VLANs, Trunking (port tagging), Spanning-Tree, and Port Security
  • Knowledge of software/systems lifecycles
  • Ability to receive Unit Command approval
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly clearance or higher (required to start)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Received Unit Commander's approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge
  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining network hardware in an enterprise environment
  • Windows domain architecture experience
  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation process
  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE Certification
  • Previous experience troubleshooting network procedures and best practices; experience with network challenges associated with systems integration, including COTS integration, capacity analysis, and system architecture design
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of network analysis tools (e.g., WireShark, OpNet, etc.)
  • 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)

Principal Network Engineer Salary Minimum: $87,780

Salary Maximum: $131,670 Sr. Principal Network Engineer

Salary Minimum: $108,864

Salary Maximum: $163,296 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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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.

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