Network Management SME 4 (18-128)

Northrop Grumman Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 2 months ago

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Network Deveppment Engineer to join our diverse team, working on the Command and Control Battle Management and Communication program (C2BMC) in Colorado Springs, CO. Candidate will be a C2BMC Spiral 8.2 Network Development Engineer

  • Network Management SME responsible for planning, deploying, integrating, and testing upgrades to the S8.2 C2BMC network to operational sites. Candidate will be required to travel to remote locations to perform network installations in accordance with Program configuration management processes, independently perform troubleshooting, and provide status updates to Program personnel.

The network Development Engineer will require a Network Management Focus. The candidate must be a proven network tools systems engineer with hands-on experience and knowledge of network architecture design, development and testing methodologies. Specific technical skills required include:

  • Strong Redhat Enterprise Linux experience (Red Hat Certified System Administrator preferred).

  • Network Management and Monitoring Systems (MicroFocus Operations Bridge Manager Suite with Business Value Dashboards, NMMI with Net Performance Server and Traffic iSPI's, Network Automation, Ops Analytics Orchestration, SiteScope, HP System Insight Manager, JUNOS Space, Viavi GigaStor and Apex).

  • Experience Loading and modifying MIBS and SEED files, writing scripts for network automation and developing fixlets to be used with IBM BigFix to efficiently deploy updates to the fielded environment.

  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic, and network analytic tools.

  • Virtualization technologies such a VMWare vCenter and vSphere.

  • Microsoft Server system administration experience.
  • Experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as tcpdump, Wireshark, OPNET ACElive & ITGuru).

  • Authentication & encryption methods/capabilities (TACACS , Active Directory, GPO's and GEM One Encryptor Manager).

  • Understanding of standard DOD security practices such as, STIG compliance and system accreditation implementation efforts.

  • Proven network traffic analysis, diagnostic and troubleshooting experience.



Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.

  • Active Secret DoD security clearance

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 certification at IAT Level II or higher (Security , GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA).

  • Must be an effective communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills using

  • Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio drawing tools.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with other highly motivated network engineers as well as independently at times on large field projects.

  • Candidate must have proven troubleshooting skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with experience in the following areas are desired:

  • A solid understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols BGP and OSPF.

  • Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs.

  • Hands on experience with multi-vendor switching routing (preferably Juniper)

  • Industry vendor certifications from Juniper (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE) and/or Cisco (CCNA, CCNP).

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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