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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Network Engineer to join our team of highly skilled and motivated engineers at Northrop Grumman's Autonomous Design Center of Excellence located in San Diego, California.
You'll be joining the Avionics Integration (AI) organization. The AI organization delivers innovative and effective mission subsystem and control solutions for our system operators' current and emerging missions, by utilizing industry leading processes and tools. AI is responsible for many mission critical subsystems such as RF Communications, IP Networks, Radar, SIGINT, Electronic Warfare, EO/IR, Full Motion Video, Ground Moving Target Indicator, Weapons, Mission Management Computers, and Ground Control Systems.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Research, design, development, integration, and test of a variety of network equipment and systems
• Responsible for integrating and testing software and/or hardware systems in complex IT systems
• Reporting Network status to Program Managers and IPT Management
• Good planning, coordination, and documentation skills are required
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of Engineering experience OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of Engineering experience or 0 years with a PhD.
Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access
Experience designing and maintaining network routing and switching systems
Experience deploying and maintaining network information and event management systems (e.g. ISE, Splunk, Solarwinds, Nagios)
Ability to travel up to 20%.
Active, In-Scope, DOD Top Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.
Working knowledge on network security devices (e.g. firewall, IDS, IPS), network information & event management systems (e.g. ISE, Splunk, Solarwinds, Nagios) and software defined architectures (e.g. Cisco ACI)
Working knowledge on Virtualization (e.g. VMware)
Solid programming/scripting languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, Ansible)
Deep understanding of Kubernetes and Container networking
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.
Salary Range: $104,600 - $157,000
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.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.