1+ months

Sr. Principal Network Communications Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Global Operations Security 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 will 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.
+ 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.
+ Lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
+ Work after hours and weekends as needed.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Associate's degree and 11 years of experience OR Bachelors degree and 9 years of experience OR Master's degree and 7 years of experience; 13 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree
+ Active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance as a condition of continued employment.
+ Ability to be cleared to special access programs as condition of continued employment
+ IAM Level I certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater or ability to obtain with 6 months of hire
+ Experience designing and maintaining LAN & WAN based networks
+ Experience with managing routing protocols on large LAN environments
+ Experience with Cisco hardware and setting up switched networks

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ DoD Top Secret clearance
+ Bachelors or Masters degree in IS related field
+ Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
+ 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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Salary Range: $114,100.00 - $171,100.00

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.

**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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Posted: 2022-11-01 Expires: 2023-02-16
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