Staff Network Engineer

Are you ready to leverage your security clearance, knowledge and technical experience in a new role?

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking multiple Network Engineers to support fast-paced cutting edge programs ensuring national security and defense. The positions are located in the Annapolis Junction, MD greater area.

This position represents immediate opportunities across multiple programs. Though each program has specific labor categories which must be met prior to placement, all candidates must minimally meet the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below.

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Basic Qualifications
Education: Bachelor's Degree in related technical discipline (including but not limited to computer science, data science, information systems, science, engineering, math, economics, or aerospace) from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional network engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Leadership experience and strong communication skills.
14+ years of Experience Designing or Maintaining network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
Experience evaluating and reporting on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network or designing and planning network communications systems.
Knowledge of specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture or conducting testing of network design.
Active TS/SCI w/polygraph

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) along with 2 or more years of system engineering experience.
Broad technical and network engineering in Cisco, Brocade, Wan, LAN, CAN, and PKI.
Understanding of cybersecurity best practices, trends, and tools. Experience with the NIST 800-53 Risk Management Framework (RMF) process and respective documentation.
Technical expertise/knowledge of Cloud Engineering and Security, VMWare/virtualization, data flow engineering (e.g. NiFi), DevSecOps/DevOps, programming languages (e.g. Java, Python), Databases, and/or Network Engineering
Past experience/Willingness to support technical proposal efforts.
AWS, ASEP/CSEP, Security+, CISSP, CISSP-ISSEP, CCNA/CCNP/CCIE, and/or other DoD 8570/CWIP-compliant 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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