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Network Engineer

Requisition ID: R10065833

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: McClellan, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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 Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security.  Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Network Engineer based out of McClellan, CA in the Sacramento area. As a Network Engineer at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter.  Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation.  The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What You’ll get to Do:

  • Provide networking equipment inventory management and documentation

  • Document network information including of all switching and routing equipment, connected IP-addressable devices and cabling interconnects

  • Provides day-to-day network maintenance to include installation, configuration, operation, and troubleshooting of switched networks and network equipment

  • Research, design and implement security solutions for network infrastructure

  • Design, price and implement network systems.

  • Engineer network solutions for new & existing systems.

  • Participate in project planning and participate in proposal writing.

  • Track and report identified information system vulnerabilities

  • Monitor, review, analyze, tune, and make recommendations to optimize network

  • Manage, configure, and install firewall security appliances

  • Assist in the creation of test plans and procedures

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Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors degree; 0 years of experience with Masters; or may consider an additional 4 years experience in lieu of a degree

  • Background working with Cisco IOS and IOSXE switches and routers

  • Experience with Unix, Linux and Windows environments and processes.

  • Experience with troubleshooting, deploying, configuration and management of hardware to include routers, switches, firewalls

  • Knowledge Working with Network Protocols, LANS, VLANs, OSPF, STP, LACP and GRE.

  • Must have the ability to acquire a minimum of a IAT Level II (DoD 8570.1M; such as, Security+) certification within 3 months

  • Current, Active Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain/maintain SCI access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with multiple network vendors and operating systems.

  • Experience with Wide Area Networks and commensal circuit requests.

  • Experience with ISR assets.

  • Experience with Cisco ASAs.

  • Experience with VMware vSwitches and port groups.

  • Experience with DoD STIGS and NIST security standards.

  • Experience with Inline Network Encryptors. KG175D/G and KG250

  • Experience with port-security

  • Experience implementing 802.1x

  • Experience managing DNS

  • Active CI Poly Clearance


Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 USD

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.