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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS Network Administrator 3 (Italy) in International Posting,

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking self-motivated, hard-working full-time Network Administrator 3 for the NATO AGS Program in NAS Sigonella, Italy (Sicily). The selected candidate will provide overall network infrastructure support to routing and switching equipment, firewalls and IDS/IPS, and associated cabling.

The Network Administrator 3 will ensure that the LAN/WAN is capable of providing required services by supporting the network infrastructure through the use of troubleshooting and problem resolution in a production environment. Provides daily operational support for LAN/WAN networks, including firewalls. Plans, installs and supports hardware and software upgrades; resolves technical issues associated with network and routing protocols at all levels of the OSI model through the use of diagnostics and network administration tools such as Hewlett Packard (HP) OpenView, Cisco Works and Tivoli. An understanding of Management Information Blocks (MIB) and MRTG to measure, plan and execute methodologies to ensure high performance levels and minimum downtime.

Responsible for maintaining LAN - WAN barrier systems to prevent unauthorized access. In order to meet these requirements, the Network Administrator must be familiar with Cisco firewalls, Cisco, Alcatel, Hewlett-Packard, Nortel and NetScreen VPN devices and IDSs.

Uses diagnostic utilities to identify and isolate problems encountered on different mediums and network protocols, gather latency statistics and find specific network bottlenecks, evaluate problems and implement fix actions through device reconfiguration or replacement depending on the circumstances.

Provide On-the-Job Training and platform instruction to NATO AGS customer when required.

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree with 5 years experience OR an additional 4 years of directly applicable experience may be considered in lieu of the completed degree.

-US or NATO SECRET Clearance Required

-Able to commit to a 2 year overseas assignment

-Must have strong network experience maintaining Cisco switches and routers, and trouble-shooting general LAN/WAN problems

-Must have good knowledge on general security methodologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS and access control lists

Preferred Qualifications:

-Strong written and verbal communication skills

-Ability to work in a fast paced environment

-Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required

- Current CCNA desired

-Security+ CE certification desired

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

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