Senior Principal Network Analyst

Expand your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies. Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Network Communication engineer to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Redondo Beach, CA area.

Roles and responsibilities include:
Maintains smooth operation of LAN/WAN/VPNs.
Plans, designs, configures, and installs network hardware in support of customer requirements.
Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, switches, gateways, etc.
Proposes solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
Creates and ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.
Perform troubleshooting analysis of network infrastructure and associated systems.
Install and configure Cisco routers, switches and firewalls.
Implement and troubleshoot LAN technologies such as VLANs, Trunking (port tagging), Spanning-Tree, and Port Security.
Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.
Implement and troubleshoot WAN technologies such as EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, and telco circuits (T1, T3, OC3).
Interface regularly with customers and manage customer installation timelines and deliverables to help facilitate successful deployments.
Able to design and implement an enterprise network.
Recommends data, voice or video network investment decisions to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future network performance, stability, and network management issues.
Experience with Microsoft Office, Visio, Project, PowerPoint and Excel.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and9 years of related experience or13 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Candidates must have a current DOD Top Secret/SCI level security clearance (or higher) with an original adjudication, or a periodic re-investigation date, completed within the last 6 years to be considered.
Current IAM DoD level 1 Security certification (CAP, GSLC or Security+ CE) or able to obtain within 6 months of start date.
Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, access to Special Programs as a condition of continued employment.
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.
Experience designing and maintaining LAN & WAN based networks.
Experience with managing routing protocols on large LAN environments.
Experience with Cisco hardware including routers, switches, and firewalls.
Experience designing and maintaining LAN & WAN based networks including Telco circuits.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors or Masters degree in IS related field.
Previous experience troubleshooting network procedures and best practices; experience with network challenges associated with systems integration, including COTS integration, capacity analysis and system architecture design.
Demonstrated strong leadership skills and has effectively managed small teams.
Demonstrated experience in the use of network analysis tools (i.e. WireShark, Opnet, etc.).


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