GBSD - Principal Network Engineer - Network Development and Deployment
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: April 8, 2021
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Network
Engineer to join the Command and Launch Team. This position can be
filled in Colorado Springs, CO or Roy, UT and supports the Ground
Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD
What You'll Get To Do:
Successful candidate will support the development and deployment of
the Launch Guidance and Command network. Specific responsibilities
Providing technical support for computers and associated networks
for a large classified government contract
Implementing and maintaining operations of the LAN/WAN, including
coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC
desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and
Installing/configuring/maintaining routers, switches and
Implementing and troubleshooting LAN technologies such as VLANs,
Trunking (port tagging), Spanning-Tree, and Port Security.
The ability to support multiple networks and ensuring necessary
administration tasks are completed.
Providing regular monitoring and network analysis regarding
short/long-range planning for systems.
Recommending and implementing system/process enhancements that will
improve the performance and reliability of the system including
installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and
Creating and ensuring that appropriate network documentation
exists, including operational instructions.
Developing and documenting technical processes and procedures as
Making recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system
Interacting and troubleshooting issues with vendors; evaluating
vendor products, services, and suggestions.
Adhering/reporting to Information Systems security guidelines.
Completing paperwork and other tasks needed to satisfy Security
requirements. Following all Security regulations, guidelines, and
processes regarding the installation, maintenance, and retirement
of PCs and PC-related hardware and software. Working with Security
personnel to remediate classified data spillage incidents.
Reviewing trouble ticket queues to identify issues that need to be
addressed. Working through the ticket queue without intervening
management direction (self-motivated). Resolving tickets within
established SLAs and raising issues that require management
attention or involvement.
Establishing and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction
according to defined objectives while adhering to established
Exhibiting good communication skills, an energetic approach, and
patience with customers.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are
eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts
This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule
allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday
to take every other Friday off.
Bachelor's degree within a Science, Technology, Engineering, or
Mathematics discipline from an accredited college
Requires minimum 5 years of experience with a Bachelor degree or 3
years of experience with a Master's degree; experience will be
considered in lieu of degree.
Experience providing technical support for computers and associated
networks for a large classified government contract
Experience implementing and troubleshooting LAN technologies such
as VLANs, Trunking (port tagging), Spanning-Tree, and Port
Knowledge of software/systems lifecycles
Experience with version control software
Active Secret clearance adjudicated within the last 6 years with
ability to obtain TS clearance
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining network
hardware in an enterprise environment
Windows domain architecture experience
Experience with Certification & Accreditation process
Cisco CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE Certification
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 experience in the use of network analysis tools (e.g.,
WireShark, OpNet, etc.)
IP addressing design and subnets
Experience using test equipment such as protocol analyzers and
cable test sets
Knowledge of government grade encryption gear.
Salary Range Min $83,600
Salary Range Max $125,400
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. Associated topics:
antenna, cable technician, design engineer, engineer, hardware,
lan, scada, technical, voip, wireless
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