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Northrop Grumman Principal Network Communication Specialist (TS) in Rosslyn, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Network Communications Specialist to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rosslyn, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's US Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Diplomatic Security, and Office of the Chief Technology Officer team. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Research and recommend WAN / LAN/ VPN / Firewall requirements based on industry best practices

  • Provide management, documentation and operational support for ALL Firewall data access points

  • Provide centralize management, documentation and operational support for IP Address schemes managed by the Office of the Chief Technology Officer

  • Review and approve requirements for WAN/LAN/VPN/Firewall services

  • Review and approve services and standards for all network services

  • Perform business liaison function to DS operational units

  • Recommend network capacity thresholds

  • Approve network capacity planning thresholds

  • Provide capacity and performance reports on a quarterly basis

  • Support Procurement of and provision and maintain all network components and circuits under DS management control

  • Report performance against service-level requirements

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

  • BQs for a Network Communication 3 is a Bachelor's and 5 years' experience.

  • BQs for a Network Communication 4 is a Bachelor's and 9 years' experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

  • Must be a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

  • IAT Level II baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8140.01 (former 8570) Cyberspace Workforce Management.

  • Those include CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+CE; and SSCP

  • Must have a Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience with Remedy trouble ticketing system

  • Experience supporting Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

  • Previous working experience at DoS

  • ITIL experience or certifications

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.

Job Category : Information Technology