Principal Engineer Network/ Sr Principal Engineer Network (Active Top Secret Clearance Required to Start) - Military Veterans

at Northrop Grumman

Aurora, Colorado

Requisition ID: R10043755
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
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, 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.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems 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.

Seeking a Network Engineer to support to a large classified program. This multi-faceted position will assist with the design, implementation and maintenance of a multitude of systems, and possess technical expertise in all areas of network hardware and interconnection interfaces such are routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways etc. Provide support to specific areas such as design, implementation, integration, and testing as well as support of the network development life cycle with peer reviews, documentation and configuration management adhering to the project level process plans.

This position may be filled at a Principal Engineer Network or Sr Principal Engineer Network level.

Principal Engineer Network Salary Range: $88,000.00-$132,000.00
Sr. Principal Engineer Network Salary Range: $109,100.00-$163,700.00

Potential for sign-on bonus in addition to base salary.

Basic Qualifications:
  • For a Principal Engineer Network 5 Years with Bachelor's degree, 3 years with a Master's degree in a related field; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • For a Sr. Principal Engineer Network 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)
  • Working knowledge of network architecture, engineering, design, implementation, testing, network communication protocols, network routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP) and IP network troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP behavior, network communications.
  • Experience with operating monitoring/analysis tools and test equipment (ie Fireberd, Fluke OptiView, HP Openview., WhatsUp Gold, Protocol Analyzer, Oscilloscope, etc).
  • Familiarity with DISA, Commercial, SCN Comm systems and topology
  • Familiarity with cyber security STIGs compliance and Security Standards/Protocols
  • Must be an effective communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio drawing tools.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with other highly motivated network engineers.
  • Working knowledge of network communication products including router, switches, firewalls, and Domain Name Servers (DNS).
  • Basic system Administration skills/certifications a plus (UNIX, Linux, Windows)
  • Candidate must have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to qualify for an SCI to be considered
  • Candidate must be able to obtain a Counterintelligence Polygraph (CI-Poly)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Cisco and/or Juniper certifications such as CCNP or JNCIP
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco and Juniper networks and firewalls
  • Cyber security certification
  • Knowledge of technical control operating records such as circuit history folders, master station logs, trouble tickets, outage and restoration records.
  • Circuit restoration, fault isolation, quality control testing, trend analysis, performance monitoring, and status reporting experience.
  • Experience using design, drawing, and engineering software (ie AutoCAD, MS Visio, etc)
  • Strong interpersonal/leadership skills and experience with a good attitude and courteous demeanor, and strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to mentor and train coworkers.
Salary Range: $88,000 USD - $132,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $109,100 USD - $163,700 USD

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.

Aurora, Colorado

 

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.

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© 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.