Network Engineer 3

The Northrop Grumman Resilient Network Solutions (RNS) operating unit seeks a highly-motivated Network Engineer to join our team in San Diego, CA. Our communication systems experts develop next-generation strategic and tactical communication systems for our armed forces. Realize the rewards of conquering a new challenge in a dynamic and highly-technical working environment by joining our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

RNS network engineers design, integrate, and operate secure, military communications networks. They deliver detailed network schematics, hardware selections, and software configurations that meet performance requirements. Network engineers maintain an advanced technical understanding of TCP/IP networks and current products and technologies like routers, firewalls, and switches. They employ necessary tools and procedures to meet cyber-security requirements for sensitive/classified communications systems. Our engineers operate as part of an integrated product team to troubleshoot network problems and support various devices that use the network, including computers that run operating systems like Windows, Linux, and VMWare.

Ideal candidates for this position will have specific qualifications derived from practical experience and study. We seek networking experts that understand advanced networking features, network security, and network management. Candidates also benefit from experience with our common tools and equipment. See the preferred qualifications, summarized below.

Required Qualifications for a Network Engineer, Level 3:

Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline from an ABET accredited university.
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD . Current expertise with network design, architecture, specifications, and equipment selection.
Expertise with IP4 network design, including IP subnetting and protocols including BGP, OSPF and EIGRP
Expertise with network device configuration and troubleshooting (ideally, Cisco IOS/IOS-XE)
Good understanding of advanced features like IPv6, GRE, IPSEC, IP quality-of-service, VLANs, and multicast.
Good understanding network security features like IP access-lists and stateful protocol inspections.
Familiar with network management protocols, like SNMP, SSH, syslog, RADIUS/TACACS
Ability to operate as part of an engineering team, including knowledge of related disciplines.
Ability to interact with senior customer organizations and personnel.
Ability to operate with considerable independence, and to self-identify/pursue long-term interests.
Ability to communicate well, including proficiency with MS Office tools, including PowerPoint and Visio
Ability to obtain/maintain a Department of Defense SECRET Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

A professional certification specific to the networking industry like a CCNA/CCNP/CCIE, JNCIA/JNCIE, or equivalent.
A current, active security clearance. A TOP SECRET clearance or TS/SCI is even better.
Familiar with network management applications, like WhatsUpGold, Splunk, Solarwinds, and/or Cisco ISE.
Familiar with Windows, Linux, and VMWare configuration and troubleshooting.
Experience with HAIPE/TACLANE and other military COMSEC/CRYPTO equipment and procedures.
Experience with tactical/military radio networks, like Common Data Link (CDL) and ANW2.
Experience with (MIL) SATCOM equipment and services.
Experience with Cisco Unified Communications / VoIP and VTC
Experience with Cisco Modelling Labs (CML) or Virtual Internet Routing Lab (VIRL).
Experience with wide-area service-provider technologies like MPLS and SONET
Exposure to the Risk Management Framework, associated security controls, and STIGs
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. Network Engineer Level 2 or 3

Network Engineer Level 2 or 3

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