Network Monitoring Technician 1 - DoD SkillBridge

Northrop Grumman

3.2

(26)

Fort Greely, AK

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    Position summary

    act 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.

    NG- Military Internship Program Description:
    As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.
    The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members**.**

    Responsibilities for this internship position are:
    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

    Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

    Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

    Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

    DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

    • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
    • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
    • Will receive an honorable discharge
    • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
    • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
    • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

    Job Description:
    The qualified candidate will support the operation of the GMD Communications Network (GCN) through effective monitoring and management of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) devices.

    • Using SolarWinds and other network management tools to monitor hardware devices, virtual machines, and network connections.
    • Configuring router and switch interfaces in accordance with written documentation
    • Detecting and reporting faults
    • Assisting Field Engineers with troubleshooting activities
    • Participating in asset and system transitions
    • Maintaining archives of system logs
    • Accurately record events in shift logs and trouble tickets
    • Strictly adhering to all applicable processes, approved procedures, and management directives
    • Effectively responding to work schedule changes as needed to support mission requirements.
    • Responsible startup, configuration, monitoring, and analysis of GFC/C software.
    • Monitor GMD assets and reports status.
    • Analyzes operational issues and assists with test/exercise events.
    • Interfaces and communicates with military and customers to provide problem resolution.
    • Performs workstation and server log management.
    • Analyze, document, and report anomalies, determine cause, offer solutions, and implement corrective action when required.
    • Understand and execute standard operating procedures to maximize operational availability.
    • Support customer deliverables, process development, and improvement.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or equivalent and 0 years additional education and/or related experience

    • IAT Level II (CompTIA Security+) certification or higher IAW DoD 8570 requirements.

    • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance with eligibility to obtain a DoD Top Secret Clearance

    • Computers/IT experience (e.g.: Windows, Linux. VMWare, SolarWinds, MS Office, programming languages)

    • Effectively communicate with a variety of military and government customers.

    • Work effectively in small teams.

    • Ability to read, understand, and execute detailed technical documentation such as checklists and operational procedures.

    • Must display a high level of initiative, work well with others, and take ownership of problems and pro-actively work them to resolution.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • BS Computer Science or STEM Degree
    • Active DoD Secret Clearance
    • Basic understanding of networking fundamentals and Cisco IOS commands
    • Basic understanding of Linux/UNIX commands
    • Experience using Microsoft Windows, SolarWinds Orion Platform, VMWare ESXi and/or Active Directory
    • Knowledge of Information Security best practices such as centralized authentication and multi-factor authentication
    • Preference given to candidates with knowledge of the Linux command line interface & standard toolsets.

    Salary Range: $44,600 - $74,400

    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.