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Networking Military Training Manager 1

Requisition ID: R10060434

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Fort Hood, Texas, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Networking Military Training Manager 1 to join our growing team of diverse professionals at Fort Hood in Texas.  The selected candidate will support our III Corps Mission Command Training Center (MCTC) program, which provides training for U.S. Army mission command systems and conducts simulation-driven staff training exercises.


  • Provides oversight to the System Administrators (SAs) and Network Administrators (NAs) when the Network Manager is unavailable

  • Attends meetings and conferences when the Network Manger is unavailable

  • Assists the Information System Security Officer (ISSO), Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), Facility Manager, Security Manager, and Security Specialist with updating and reviewing Risk Management and other documentation

  • Serves as the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Server Team Lead and performs information assurance technical (IAT) II duties for RMF to ensure that the server technicians perform their daily duties

  • Builds, maintains, configures, updates Server Operating systems and Applications, applies Information Assurance Vulnerability Managements (IAVMS) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), runs the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tool against / vulnerability scans on the:

    • Domain Controllers (DC) servers

    • Hypervisors (HV)

    • Host Based Security System (HBSS) servers

    • Network Management Server (NMS)

    • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Security Centers (SC) and NESSUS systems, and Standalone (configuration and antivirus laptops)

    • Advanced Simulation Technology Inc. (ASTI) management laptops

    • Other systems which support RMF (example: management laptops, etc.)

  • Downloads and applies Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) updates and plug-ins manually on the HBSS, ACAS SC, and NESSUS

  • Updates and maintains documentation for Servers and systems

  • Downloads, applies, and maintains STIG checklists (Server, Internet Explorer [IE], .NET, Redhat Linux, McAfee, Active Directory, Doman Name, HBSS ePO/Hip/Firewall/Policy/Rogue Sensor/Agent Handler, Firefox, Oracle JRE, IIS Server/Site, Database, Windows 10/Privileged User, Adobe Reader, Office, and Google Chrome)

  • Performs daily, weekly, and monthly checks on HBSS, HVs, DCs, ACAS Security Centers, and NMS servers

  • Performs weekly and monthly backups for logs and HBSS, HVs, DCs, ACAS Security Centers, and NMS servers

  • Invokes warranties, researches repair parts, and submits purchase requests

  • Escorts Vendor repair personnel when visiting Mission Training Complex (MTC) buildings for repairs

  • Assists Network Administrators with troubleshooting

  • Performs IAT I and IAT II duties for the Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Installation Campus Area Network (ICAN)

  • Supports all MTC users (government, contractor, and military) with NIPR ICAN support which includes hardware, software, and configuration

  • Works with the Fort Hood Network Enterprise Center (NEC) with NIPR ICAN and user problems, which include researching NIPR user and system problems, submitting and working remedy tickets, and escorting NEC personnel when visiting MTC buildings

  • Updates the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) Internet Service Provider (ISP) documentation for the NIPR Tenant Security Plan (TSP), which includes building and room VISIO diagrams and maintain the Appendix C inventory

  • Assists units and other organizations, and coordinates with the Fort Hood NEC for exercise and training NIPR connections, by checking NIPR systems in for units and other organizations, and works with units and other organizations to place NIPR VOIPs in work cells

  • Performs other responsibilities, as required:

    • Scans peripherals for viruses

    • Troubleshoots hardware and software problems

    • Updates ASTi with Program Manager updates and software

    • Supports the MTC, units, and other organizations during exercises

    • Helps units with Tactical Operations Center Inter-Communication System (TOCNET) Enhanced Micro Central Switching Unit (eMCSU) connections during exercises

    • Troubleshoots Northrop Grumman systems and ISP connections

    • Provides audio visual (AV) support

    • Assists Spoke sites (Bliss, Carson, Riley, and Sill), which may include travel

    • Escorts the Department of Public Works (DPW) facility personnel in secure rooms for maintenance, repairs, and Computer Room Air Conditioner (CRAC) unit filter replacements

    • Works with the ISSM and ISSO on U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), Installation Management Command (IMCOM), and Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS) projects

    • Works with the Security Manager, ISSM, and ISSO to ensure Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) standards are followed

    • Works with the Security Manager and Specialist to ensure all physical security measures are met

Basic Qualifications:

  • One of the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

    • Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional and/or military leadership experience

  • Valid CompTIA Security+ CE

  • Must hold a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must have administrative knowledge of Microsoft Server 2016/2019, Redhat Linux, Windows 10, SQL, HBSS, ACAS, and VMware

  • Ability to obtain computer environment certificate of training for all Operating Systems supported (this can be done on an approved Army site)

  • Ability to obtain certificate of training for HBSS, ACAS, and VMware

  • Ability to obtain a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate of training on an approved Army site

  • Must have knowledge of Solarwinds, Active Directory, and Domain Controller

  • Must understand RMF

  • Ability to frequently move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds around the worksite

  • Must be able to support shifts that occur outside normal working hours to support 24/7 operations during exercise events that may be more than 40 hours per week

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 25% of the time)

  • Must be able to work on-site at Fort Hood in Texas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hold additional CompTIA Network+ and A+ certifications

  • Ability to work with little to no supervision on assigned tasks

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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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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 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.