Network Engineer (Active TS/SCI clearance))

Northrop Grumman

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(26)

Tampa, FL

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    Position summary

    Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

    We are looking for you to join our team as a Network Cyber System Engineering based out of Tampa, FL. As a Network Cyber System Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will maintain smooth operations of local area, worldwide 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 or 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. Potential to be involved in the planning and design of a network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages.

    You will be working with our experienced engineering team developing industry leading virtual environments to support Department of Defense Cyber efforts. This provides an environment to grow your expertise and sharpen your skills & knowledge. These environments are detailed engineering representations of current and future cyber systems, and our team is always looking for highly motivated individuals with impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative dynamic team environment.

    The primary team is in Tampa, Florida with distributed team members embedded directly with the customer. Our ability to communicate / coordinate technical requirements with team members is a priority due to competing priorities and demanding deadlines. Must have interpersonal skills required to assist remote customers troubleshoot problems from layer 1 to layer 7. Must be able to work within a change management environment with the ability to document and test changes prior to implementation. Ability to perform technical, operational, and security risk analysis for new changes and technologies and articulate risks. Need to be able to quickly adapt new technologies to avoid limitations & obsolescence of both hardware and software.

    Job Responsibilities:
    We are seeking a hands-on Network Engineer to perform the below tasks

    Physical networking:

    • Pre-deployment configuration guidance: Ability to provide configuration documentation and assistance on Cisco switches and routers prior to shipment and installation.
    • Post-deployment baseline configuration: Perform baseline configuration of installed Cisco switches and routers to a DISA STIG level requirement.
    • Cisco ASA configuration: Command line experience modifying Cisco firewall configuration to permit/deny ports and protocols.
    • DMVPN

    Virtual Networking:

    • Analyze VMware's network traffic management to identify and resolve misconfigurations, software glitches, and ensure seamless VM connectivity.
    • NSX Overlay Routing Troubleshooting:
      • Troubleshoot overlay routing issues within VMware NSX, ensuring smooth operation and uninterrupted service delivery.
    • vROPS Utilization:
      • Configure vRealize Operations (vROPS) to monitor and optimize VMware NSX performance.
    • Connectivity Issue Identification and Resolution:
      • Quickly diagnose and resolve connectivity issues across both physical Cisco hardware and VMware NSX-T environments.
    • Automation Integration:
      • Implement automation strategies to streamline network configuration processes, maximizing efficiency and minimizing manual intervention.

    Basic Qualifications for Principal:

    • Candidate must be knowledgeable in VMware NSX Operations and Maintenance.
    • US Citizenship is required with an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance which was active in the last 24 months
    • Must possess or be able to obtain DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher within two (2) months of starting
    • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD; NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Core understanding of VMware vCenter and ESXi.
    • Experience with network design, virtual environments, and cyber systems design is preferred.
    • CCNP level or equivalent networking certification

    Salary Range: $101,900 - $152,900

    The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

    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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

    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://https://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

    Why you should apply for a job to Northrop Grumman:

  • 93% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Back-up Care Advantage offers employees a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through.
  • Sitter City offers access to babysitters, dog walkers & caregivers who can assist with special needs, companion care, housekeeping & more.
  • We’ve partnered with College Coach, an organization that can assist employees and their families through important educational challenges.