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Principal Network/Sr. Principal Network Engineer 3

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10112918Category: Information Technology Location: Colorado Springs, CO, USA - Schriever AFB, CO, USA +1 moreCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimeRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availableAt 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 Principal/ Sr. Principal Network Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located out of Shriever SFB/Colorado Springs, CO.Position Overview:Candidate will be a primary Network Engineer leading projects and supporting the program. The candidate will be responsible for providing technical support and expertise for the assessment of compliance of information systems with DoD RMF standards (review, verify and validate required DoD IA RMF documentations and artifacts using DoDI 8510.01/DoD Risk Management Framework). Candidate must have proven experience in developing Cyber-secure Network device configurations (Firewalls, switches, routers). Some travel may be required depending on the work to be performed.Essential Functions:Wide application of principles, theories, and concepts in their field and provides solutions to a wide range of difficult problems with imaginative and thorough solutions.Works under general direction, and results are reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.Frequent internal and external customer contacts and represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.Basic Qualifications:This position may be filled at either a Principal Network Engineer (Level 3) or Senior Principal Network Engineer (Level 4) per the requirements below:If applicable, please note your updated security clearance and IAT/relevant certifications on your resume.An active Secret clearance is required.Principal Network Engineer (level 3) - 5 Years with Bachelor's degree in a related field; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree.Sr. Principal Network Engineer (Level 4) - 9 Years with Bachelors degree in a related Field ; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. 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 have hands-on Network Engineering experience and knowledge of network design, development and testing methodologies.A solid understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols BGP and OSPF.Preferred Qualifications:Proven network traffic analysis, diagnostic and troubleshooting experience.Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs.Hands on experience with multi-vendor switching routing (Juniper), WAN optimizer, TACLANEs, and optical transport equipment.Familiar with RMF including hands on work with RMF topics, the assessment of compliance of information systems with DoD RMF standards (review, verify and validate required DoD IA RMF documentations and artifacts using DoDI 8510.01/DoD Risk Management Framework).Have experience using the Agile Framework or experience applying Agile fundamentals in engineer-focused work.Firewall experience with Juniper firewalls a must and McAfee Sidewinder or Fortinet Fortigate a plus.A solid understanding of JUNOS preferred.Candidates with knowledge, skill sets or experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as Wireshark). Industry vendor certifications from Juniper (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE) a must and from 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 PlanSavings PlanPaid Time OffEducation AssistanceTraining and DevelopmentFlexible Work Arrangements"This position reports to Colorado Springs, CO, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Schriever AFB, CO, CO, USA.Salary Range: $86,300 USD - $129,500 USDSalary Range 2: $107,000 USD - $160,400 USDEmployees 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 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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