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Sr. Principal Network Engineer - Cross Domain Solution and Development (22-316)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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.Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Principal Network Engineer - Cross Domain Solution and Development to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.Position Overview:

  • Responsible for developing java applications responsible for message translation and filtering to facilitate Radiant Mercury CDS
  • Responsible for maintaining and expanding the java tool that generates Radiant Mercury Guard Rules
  • Responsible for development, configuration control, deployment and testing of Radiant Mercury Configuration (including Rules)
  • Responsible for development of Java application development for CDS test framework including message generators Candidate will be a S8.2 Network Development Engineer responsible for planning, deploying, integrating, and testing upgrades to the S8.2 C2BMC network to operational sites.
  • Candidate will be required to travel to remote locations to perform network installations in accordance with Program configuration management processes, independently perform troubleshooting, and provide status updates to Program personnel.Basic Qualifications:If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.
    • An active Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.
    • 9 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 13 years' experience 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)
    • The candidate must be a proven network engineer with hands-on experience and knowledge of network architecture design, development and testing methodologies. Strong and proven Network Development experience with developing, testing and deploying new and upgraded capabilities.
    • Experience with Network Automation to include both development and deployment of Network and Management systems.
    • Proven experience with Ansible or other automation tools.
    • Network Management and Monitoring Systems (MicroFocus Operations Bridge Manager Suite with Business Value Dashboards, NMMI with Net Performance Server and Traffic iSPI's, Network Automation, Ops Analytics Orchestration, SiteScope, HP System Insight Manager, JUNOS Space, Viavi GigaStor and Apex).
    • Experience Loading and modifying MIBS and SEED files, writing scripts for network automation and developing fixlets to be used with IBM BigFix to efficiently deploy updates to the fielded environment.
    • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic, and network analytic tools.
    • Experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as tcpdump, Wireshark, OPNET ACElive & ITGuru). - Authentication & encryption methods/capabilities (TACACS+, Active Directory, GPO's and GEM One Encryptor Manager).
    • Understanding of standard DOD security practices such as, STIG compliance and system accreditation implementation efforts.
    • Proven network traffic analysis, diagnostic and troubleshooting experience.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Script experience a plus.
      • Candidates with experience planning and supporting the deployment of network infrastructure are highly desired.
      • Prior C2BMC network experience is also a plus.
      • A solid understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols BGP and OSPF.
      • Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs.
      • Hands on experience with multi-vendor switching routing (Juniper).
      • Industry vendor certifications from Juniper (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE) and Cisco (CCNA, CCNP) a plus.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 https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx NGSpaceCOSpaceNGFeaturedJobsC2BMCAdditional Northrop Grumman Information:" Salary Range: $103,900 USD - $155,900 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.

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