Principal Network Communications Engineer
Requisition ID: R10128790
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Naval Station Mayport, Florida, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Top Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is looking for a Principal Network Communications Engineer that can ensure end to end, data communication performance, system interoperability, and delivery that meets the need in accordance with the performance specifications. This position will be located to Mayport, FL, with final assignment location being Tindal, Australia.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Perform field integration, troubleshooting and repair of communications and data link systems in military flight test environment, including operations on a flightline, in a hangar, and in command and control centers.
Perform/support review and analysis of supplier design data, definition of functional test requirements including acceptance, qualification, and system integration.
Responsibility for the testing, maintenance, and integration of Comms and Networks equipment: Radio terminals, software loads, switches, routers, and firewalls required to support ground and flight test operations.
Interfacing with other engineers and support personnel to troubleshoot any network related issues.
Work with system admin, maintainers, and onsite personnel to troubleshoot and repair any internal operational issues.
5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.
Active DOD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Top SECRET Clearance.
Experience with communications technologies examples include: Internet Protocol (IP) networks, Voice over IP (VoIP), Information Assurance (IA), satellite and Line-of-Sight (LOS) RF communications, control interfaces, co-site interference
Technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, switches
Active, In-Scope, DOD Top Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years.
Working knowledge on network security devices (e.g. firewall, IDS, IPS), network information & event management systems (e.g. ISE, Splunk, Solarwinds, Nagios) and software defined architectures (e.g. Cisco ACI)
Working knowledge on Virtualization (e.g. VMware)
Solid programming/scripting languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, Ansible)
Deep understanding of Kubernetes and Container networking
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.