Northrop Grumman Deployable Principal Network Communications (3) - Top Secret in Chantilly, Virginia
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.
As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Principal Network Communications (3)to maintain smooth operation of local area, worldwide and Virtual Private Networks (VPN) at Chantilly, VA location. Network Communications will plan, evaluate, and coordinate 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, according to engineered specifications. 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 maintain/design network or portion of network that includes selection of hardware and software packages.
Bachelors degree and five years of relevant network communications experience; Masters degree and three years of relevant network communications experience; or PhD. In lieu of formal education, nine years relevant network communications experience may be considered.
Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends.
Individual must be willing to work outside of normally scheduled times, after hours support, and extended work days.
Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days- a-week, and 365 days a year.
Must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel.
Must have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 180 days away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements such as chemical warfare training and immunizations that may include anthrax and smallpox.
Must have an active DoD Top Secret security clearance and be able to maintain that clearance and have the ability to obtain and retain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance within 365 days from submission.
Experience with the following.
Test and Implementation
Integrated Maintenance Data System
Unix/Solaris Operating Systems and Principles
Windows Server and Desktop versions.
Wide Area (WAN) and Local Area (LAN) networking
Group policy design, testing and implementation
Radio Frequency Transmission Systems
Satellite Communications Systems
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Job Category : Information Technology