Engineer Network/ Principal Engineer Network (AHT) Huntsville, AL

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Job Description:

The candidate will perform network engineering activities supporting all phases of systems development in the areas of Network Engineering. The candidate will be performing these duties on a later identified program in Huntsville, Alabama. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support the design and implementation of network architecture

  • Conduct scheduled maintenance of the different Network IOS

  • Implement Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) for networking devices

  • Work on multiple simultaneous tasks

  • Perform routine network administration tasks as needed

This position may be filled as a (Level 2) Network Engineer or (Level 3) Principal Network Engineer.

This position is contingent upon program placement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Network Engineer (Level 2): Bachelor of Science (BS) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) degree in science, engineering, or related discipline with 3 years of experience; or 0 years of relevant experience with a Masters (MS) degree;

  • Principal Network Engineer: Bachelor of Science (BS) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) degree in science, engineering, or related discipline with 5 years of experience; or 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters (MS) degree; 0 years with a PhD;

  • DoD 8570 Security certification such as Sec+, CASP, CISSP, or equivalent.

  • A professional certification specific to the networking industry i.e. CCNA/CCNP/CCIE or equivalent.

  • Good understanding of IP4 and IPv6 network design, including IP subnetting and protocols including BGP, OSPF and EIGRP

  • CLEARANCE : Candidate must currently have, and be able to maintain an active U.S. Government DOD Secret Clearance with a background investigation date within 5 Years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of network device configuration and troubleshooting (ideally, Cisco IOS/IOS-XE)

  • Good understanding of advanced features like GRE, IPSEC, IP quality-of-service, VLANs, and multicast.

  • Experience with military COMSEC/CRYPTO equipment and procedures.

  • Experience with tactical/military radio networks

  • Experience VoIP and VTC

  • Experience with IBCS

Salary Range: $70,000 - $105,100

Salary Range 2: $86,300 - $129,500

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. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. 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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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