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Northrop Grumman Network Engineer 2/3 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what's possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000 team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best, with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Network Communication Engineer to join its Computer Operations team of system administrators, network analysts, and PC desktop support professionals in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In this position, you will have the opportunity to gain and apply enterprise-wide experience ensuring the security, reliability and availability of multiple systems/platforms in support of our Nation's defense.

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Providing technical support for computers and associated networks for a large classified government contract

• Maintaining operations of the LAN/WAN, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.

• Installing/configuring/maintaining routers, switches and firewalls.

• Implementing and troubleshooting LAN technologies such as VLANs, Trunking (port tagging), Spanning-Tree, and Port Security.

• The ability to support multiple networks and ensuring necessary administration tasks are completed.

• Providing regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short/long-range planning for systems.

• Recommending and implementing system/process enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.

• Creating and ensuring that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.

• Developing and documenting technical processes and procedures as needed.

• Making recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.

• Interacting and troubleshooting issues with vendors; evaluating vendor products, services, and suggestions.

• Adhering/reporting to Information Systems security guidelines.

• Completing paperwork and other tasks needed to satisfy Security requirements. Following all Security regulations, guidelines, and processes regarding the installation, maintenance, and retirement of PCs and PC-related hardware and software. Working with Security personnel to remediate classified data spillage incidents.

• Reviewing trouble ticket queues to identify issues that need to be addressed. Working through the ticket queue without intervening management direction (self-motivated). Resolving tickets within established SLAs and raising issues that require management attention or involvement.

• Establishing and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction according to defined objectives while adhering to established policies.

• Exhibiting good communication skills, an energetic approach, and patience with customers.

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This position may filled at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for Level 2:

• Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience OR Master's degree and 0 years of experience OR Associate's degree and 4 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree

• Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

• Active Secret Clearance

• Ability to be cleared to special access programs

• Experience with Cisco hardware on switched networks

• Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

• Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed

Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

• Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree and 3 years of experience OR Associate's degree and 7 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree

• Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

• Active Secret Clearance

• Ability to be cleared to special access programs

• Experience with Cisco hardware on switched networks

• Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

• Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments

• Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining network hardware in an enterprise environment

• Windows domain architecture experience

• Experience with Certification & Accreditation process

• Cisco CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE Certification

• Previous experience troubleshooting network procedures and best practices; experience with network challenges associated with systems integration, including COTS integration, capacity analysis, and system architecture design

• Demonstrated experience in the use of network analysis tools (e.g., WireShark, OpNet, etc.)

• IP addressing design and subnets

• Experience using test equipment such as protocol analyzers and cable test sets

• Knowledge of government grade encryption gear such as (TACLANES)

• Experience with Extreme hardware

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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