Northrop Grumman Network Engineer S8.2 (18-154) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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The C2BMC Software and Digital Technology team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Network Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

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. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

Specific tasks for this role also include:

  • Provide Network design, development, and troubleshooting subject matter expertise in support of C2BMC S8.2:

  • Conduct analysis and troubleshooting of network issues to include development and maintenance of fault diagnosis procedures to support effective fault resolution.

  • Perform design and implementation of network configurations, and validation of configurations for new installations and system updates IAW the C2BMC change management process

  • Support or conducting network development integration testing in the Network Development lab Support Integration and Test (I&T) test activities at the MDIOC as requested

  • Acting as a technical liaison with C2BMC external vendors, help desks, and service and engineering groups

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world

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You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics relateddiscipline and 9 years of experience

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA).

  • Experience in the design and implementation of network solutions using the Juniper product line

  • excellent troubleshooter and problem solver with strong analytical skills

  • effective communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio drawing tools, have the ability to work independently and will possess the poise and flexibility required to work in a highly dynamic environment.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with NAT Firewall Policy, Class-of-service, Multicast, SRX Firewall Policies and Address Books

  • Experience with Authentication & encryption methods/capabilities (TACACS+, Active Directory, GEM-X).

  • Experience with Network Management Systems (HP NMMI, HP Network Automation, CA Performance Center, CA Data Aggregator, CA Data Repository, CA NetFlow Analyzer, JUNOS Space)

  • Experience with NAS/SAN technologies (NetApp, or Gigastore)

  • Experience with Virtualization technologies such a VMWare vCenter and vSphere

  • Experience with WAN optimizers

  • Experience with Network monitoring, diagnostic, and analytic tools. 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 package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx 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.