Principal Network Engineer (TS/SCI)-20001604

Location: Stafford
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: SCI
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : Multiple

Northrop Grumman is seeking self-motivated, energetic individual to work at government customer site in Stafford, Virginia as a Network Engineer. The successful candidate will work on Operations and Maintenance (O&M) program designing, analyzing and maintaining Cisco based  internal and external networks for operating a wide array of antenna systems.

Candidate requires strong system Windows Server Administrator skills to support the smooth operation of multi-user computer systems. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

Network related responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Designing and planning network communications systems, providing specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture using Visio network diagrams
-Providing specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements
-Perform network monitoring, testing, maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
-Maintaining technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as Cisco routers, multiplexers, firewalls, switches, bridges, gateways, etc
-DISA ACAS/Nessus scanning and hardening of Windows workstation/server and Cisco appliances.
-Solid understanding of IP, TCP/UDP, IPSEC, VTP, GRE, SNMP, SSL/TLS, DNS and LDAP protocols.


Basic Qualifications:
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
Security+ certification required
Position requires a current Top Secret security clearance with SCI and successfully complete a polygraph
Must be able to work within a group or independently
Will work closely with other contractors and government customers
Ability to travel (less than 10% of time)
DOD 8570 compliance
Information Assurance Technical Workforce (IAT) level 1 or higher

Preferred Qualifications:
Linux administration, Solar Winds Network Performance Monitor, Exchange, Active Directory, HBSS, ACAS, Nessus, STIG compliance, IAVM, patching, RFM, IPS and IDS tuning, log severs and auditing, network monitoring, compliance monitoring, incident response, experience with Cisco switches and routers

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.

Job ID: 20001604

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
SCI Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position