Network Administrator 2/3

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Northrop Grumman
VPN, Windows, Security, CISSP, TCP, IP, LAN, Cisco
Full Time

Job Description

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you will discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Maintain smooth operation of local area, world wide, and virtual private networks (VPN).
• Plan, evaluate, and coordinate installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network.
• Maintain technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
• May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
• Prepare and ensure that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
• Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short and long-range planning for in-house systems.
• May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment.
• May design network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages.
• Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field.
• General knowledge of other related disciplines.
• Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
• Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts; represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
• Available for 24/7 support when needed.

The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with engineering users, other network administrators, systems administrators, and computer/facility organizations. Multi-tasking with good communication skills, both verbal and written, are a must.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

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Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

• Associate's degree and 4 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience, or Master's degree and 0 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
• U.S. citizenship.
• Currently active Top Secret/SCI security clearance; additionally, selected candidate will be required to obtain a CI polygraph. Counterintelligence CI-Scope Polygraph required or candidate must agree to submit and successfully complete a CI-Scope Polygraph examination as a condition to attain or retain access to special program(s).
• Ability to maintain required clearance.
• Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DOD 8570 security certification; otherwise an ability to obtain certification within 6 months as a condition of continued employment. Certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. Additional contract changes may expedite the 6 month window.
• Strong Knowledge of TCP/IP.
• Strong knowledge of LAN concepts such as VLANs, trunking (port tagging) and spanning-tree.
• Experience with IP addressing design and subnets.
• Knowledge of Cisco hardware.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

• Associate's degree and 7 years of experience, or Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience, or Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
• U.S. citizenship.
• Currently active Top Secret/SCI security clearance; additionally, selected candidate will be required to obtain a CI polygraph. Counterintelligence CI-Scope Polygraph required or candidate must agree to submit and successfully complete a CI-Scope Polygraph examination as a condition to attain or retain access to special program(s).
• Ability to maintain required clearance.
• Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar DOD 8570 security certification; otherwise an ability to obtain certification within 6 months as a condition of continued employment. Certification must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. Additional contract changes may expedite the 6 month window.
• Strong Knowledge of TCP/IP.
• Strong knowledge of LAN concepts such as VLANs, trunking (port tagging) and spanning-tree.
• Experience with IP addressing design and subnets.
• Knowledge of Cisco hardware.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience using test equipment such as protocol analyzers and cable test sets.
• Knowledge of government grade encryption gear such as (TACLANES).
• Knowledge of classified network design.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Good project management skills.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
• Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required.

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.


Company Information

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. 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 our site.

Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 21000626
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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