Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies.
Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.
Northrop Grumman is seeking a highly-motivated Network Communications Technician to join our Suffolk, VA STRAP team supporting US Air Forces Central (AFCENT) and US. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) customers.
The successful candidate will be experienced in the design, configuration, testing, installation, deployment, documentation, and optimization of network infrastructure. Relevant components for these customers include LAN, WAN, VoIP, QoS, Cisco routers/switches, SolarWinds and Kiwi CatTools. Candidate will design and thoroughly test unique solutions in a collaborative team environment, for which there may be no precedent, prior to deployment to meet customer needs. This individual will also work problem identification and root cause analysis. This environment includes problem report management and resolution tracking of issues on the enterprise and working with service providers and support personnel for outage resolution. This position may require periodic on-call duty scheduling.
Travel will be required periodically (25%) to support the dynamic requirements in the military's theater of operations for short periods (2-3 weeks). The candidate must meet and continually maintain Department of Defense travel/deployment requirements consisting of comprehensive medical (physical, mental, dental, etc.) examinations and required immunizations as a condition of employment.
A Bachelor's degree with at least 2+ years of hands-on experience with network devices such as Cisco routers, switches and firewalls. (OR a total of4+ years of relevant work experience with an Associate's degree). An additional 4+ years of relevant work experiencemaybe substituted in lieu of the educational requirement.
Must have knowledge of IP dynamic routing (specifically EIGRP), static routing, route redistribution principles and configuration in an enterprise environment.
Must have a familiarity with Microsoft Office suite to include Visio/Excel/ PowerPoint/Project to prepare and modify engineering documents and drawings.
Must have current CompTIA Security+ certification.
Must be able to pass a medical physical.
Must be able and willing to travel overseas, as needed by program.
Must have a current/active Secret security clearance (or active within the past 2 years).
Must be able obtain a favorable adjudicated CBP Background Investigation (BI).
Experience implementing DISA STIGs.
Cisco TAC resolution experience.
Experience with the following network technologies: IPsec over GRE, SNMP, SSH, TACACS+, AAA, port-security.
Experience with Packet Capture Tools (Sniffers), such as Wireshark.
ServiceDesk Plus experience.
Sensor experience, especially radar.
Radar digitizer and radar format converter experience.
Familiarity with XML, API and KML.
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