Northrop Grumman Principal Network Sustainment and Design Engineer (21-157) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Network Sustainment and Design Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.
What You'll get to Do:
Candidate shall develop technical documents and assist in the preparation of risk analysis and provide programmatic and technical insight for the upgrade to the BCN Teleport Gateway (BTG) solutions for JREAP Appendix C data link connectivity requirements.
Candidate shall provide development/ integration engineering support to users in the Army and Air Force communities for BCN Theater Interface Nodes (BTINs) and BCN Monitoring Interface Nodes (BMINs) which MDA has provided to THAAD and Patriot missile batteries and AOCs.
Candidate will be responsible for integrating, sustaining, and operating the C2BMC networks for Spiral 8.2 development network, C2BMC Distributed Training Network (CDTN), Distributed Training Suite (DTS), and Distributed Multi-Echelon Training System (DMeTS) with a focus on the C2BMC Ballistic Missile Defense System Communications Network (BCN) Teleport Gateway (BTG).
Individual must be able to clearly articulate network interface issues with various government and contractor external agencies. These agencies include DISA, MDA/BC, and host tenant support units.
Candidate will be required to travel to remote locations to perform network installations and Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) in accordance with Program configuration management processes, independently perform troubleshooting, and provide status updates to Program personnel.
Candidate will be embedded with the Sustainment team located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.
An active Secret clearance is required.
5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree.
Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)
Firewall design required, preferably with McAfee Sidewinder or Juniper firewalls.
Experience with network security capabilities such as SYSLOG NG, IBM Proventia Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), web proxy and ArcSight.
Certifications in the industry vendors Juniper (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP) components required, Cisco (CCNA, CCNP).
Understanding of network communication protocols and network routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP) and IP network troubleshooting.
Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, ATM, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs.
Previous experience with BTG a plus.
If individual has any prior knowledge of the C2BMC networks or organization.
If candidate has knowledge, skill sets or experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as Wireshark, OPNET ACElive & ITGuru).
Experience in DoD authentication & encryption methods/capabilities (Taclanes, TACACS+, RADIUS, Active Directory, GEM-X).
Experience in Network Management Systems (HP, NeuralStar or Solarwinds NPM/NCM) or NAS/SAN technologies (NetApp, Sun, or Gigastore).
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:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
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.
Job Category : Information Technology