Principal Cyber Systems Administrator - Network

CCNP, Cisco, Disaster Recovery, HTTP, iOS, LAN, Linux, Routers, Security, Switches, Systems Administrator, WAN
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description





Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Cyber Systems Administrator capable of advanced Network Administration for a 24x7 global classified operation in Montgomery, AL .



This Administrator will configure, deploy and maintain network technologies; develop network equipment configuration plans that provide operational efficiencies, availability, and ensure all network equipment conforms to DoD security posture requirements. The Administrator will provide advance Tier III troubleshooting for issues beyond the range of operations administrators.


Responsibilities include:

  • Installs, configures, maintains and provides advanced level troubleshooting of DoD WAN and LAN network infrastructure

  • Ensures all equipment is maintained in compliance with DoD cybersecurity controls and policies

  • Analyzes network performance and provides appropriate action plans to improve issues related to latency or degradation

  • Validates operational readiness of proposed software patches and upgrades; schedules and performs updates on equipment at remote sites

  • Configures, installs and maintains routers, firewalls, switches, packet brokers and load balancers

  • Develops network topology designs and transport options and provides subject matter expertise for new and emerging requirements

  • Designs, develops, and implements disaster recovery strategies and fail over operations

  • Develops and maintains detailed network documentation to be used for inventory, accreditation, briefings and proposals

The selected candidate must have and maintain a DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 or higher certification prior to starting. For a list of qualified certifications, please reference http://iase.disa.mil/iawip/Pages/iabaseline.aspx




Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree plus 6 years of relevant IT administration experience; OR a Master's degree plus 4 years of relevant IT administration experience; OR an Associate's degreeplus 8 years of relevant IT administration experience; OR 10 years of relevant IT administration experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (CONUS/OCONUS) approximately 25% of the time.

  • Current SECRET clearance, with ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance

  • Must have a current, or must obtain prior to starting, a DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 or higher certification.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Juniper JUNOS and Cisco IOS operating systems

  • Familiar with routers/firewalls/switches, Load Balancers, packet brokers, and security appliances

  • Ability to configure and operate in-line network encryptors

  • Knowledge and experience applying DoD cybersecurity control

  • Experience in the configuration and troubleshooting of BGP

  • Basic Linux skills

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification

  • Juniper certifications



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.
Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : 19022014
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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