Network Engineer 2/3

How do cyber terrorists get past the industry's best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks. From creating a citywide wireless network for our first responders, to protecting our nation from cyber threats, to building software-defined radios that change how our military communications, our Information Systems team helps life run smoothly and safely.

If you are the sort of person who loves a challenge and likes to be involved in serious organizational and software change -- Then this is without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting times to join an organization like ours. The culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and people. We are looking for people who love to learn and take initiative to really make this happen.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Network Engineer 2/3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Aberdeen, MD.
Roles and Responsibilities:

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Network Engineer with progressive experience in network operations and network security technologies. This position will be located in Aberdeen, MD. Position prefers a high degree of technical proficiency and familiarity with software and network security issues as well as systems administration experience. Candidate shall have experiences with Cisco routers and switches, with a good understanding of routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, etc. Role requires experience working with and configuring firewalls and IDS/IDP appliances. Attention to detail and a willingness to document and provide status of projects is a must. Candidate is required to interface with customer and must be able to work independently and on multiple projects/activities concurrently and recommend future direction or projects to management. A strong network engineering background and clear understanding of network configurations and topologies. Windows/UNIX scripting. Firewall IDS/IPS experience. Solid knowledge of MS Visio. Available for occasional after hours work.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

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This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.
Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:
2+ years of experience with network engineering with clear understanding of network configurations and topologies
Experience working with firewalls and IDS/IDP
Experience working with Cisco devices
Available for occasional after-hours support

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
5+ years of experience with network engineering with clear understanding of network configurations and topologies
Experience working with firewalls and IDS/IDP
Experience working with Cisco devices
Available for occasional after-hours support

Preferred Qualifications:
In-depth knowledge of Cisco Routers and switches and routing protocols (RIP, OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, etc)
Current CCNA
Windows/UNIX scripting
Solid knowledge of MS Visio

Education:
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional network engineering or systems engineer/admin experience on projects with similar environments may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI Clearance

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