Northrop Grumman IT Network Systems Engineer 4 in Palmdale, California

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a IT Network Systems Engineer 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's new classified program providing a Network Operations Center (NOC), a Security Operations Center (SOC), and encrypted network services to multiple customer sites.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Be in charge of a classified network deployment.

Responsible for a series of classified networks with a small team of network engineers.

Plan and design new network segments

Assist the networking team when problem escalate beyond their abilities.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Must have 9 Years with a Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

Must be able to communicate to senior leadership on the state of the network, its needs and future directions.

Must have good project management skills with the ability to manage network related projects.

A strong knowledge of the OSI model with special detail to layer three is desirable, with CCNP level knowledge preferred.

Must be familiar with Taclanes, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and other networking components, specifically Cisco.

Microsoft Office proficiency

Must have a Top Secret Clearance

Have 8140/8570 Certification or the ability to pass Security + before hire date

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Knowledge of Cisco, and General Dynamics network devices

Cisco Certification

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