San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Network Engineer based out of San Diego, CA. As a Network Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You’ll get to Do:

The 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 suppo rt 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.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the qualifications below.

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This position may be filled as a Network Engineer or Principal Network Engineer.

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for Network Engineer:

- Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of experience; 0 years with a Master's; may consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Network Engineer:

- Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of experience; 3 years with a Master's; may consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree.

Basic Qualifications for Network and Principal Network Engineer:

- Current expertise with network design, architecture, specifications, and equipment selection.

- Good understanding of IP4 and IPv6 network design, including IP subnetting and protocols including BGP, OSPF and EIGRP

- Good understanding of network device configuration and troubleshooting (ideally, Cisco IOS/IOS-XE)

- Good understanding of advanced features like GRE, IPSEC, IP quality-of-service, VLANs, and multicast.

- Good understanding network security features like IP access-list s 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 a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

- A professional certification specific to the networking industry like a CCNA/CCNP/CCIE or equivalent.

- DoD 8570 Security certification such as Sec+, CASP, CISSP, or equivalent.

- Familiar with network management applications, like Splunk, Firepower Management Center (FMC), and/or Cisco ISE.

- Exposure to the Risk Management Framework, associated security controls, and STIGs.

- Familiar with Windows, Linux, and VMWa re 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).

- Active DoD Secret Clearance

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements

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Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.

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.

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.

San Diego, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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