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Network Administrator 3/4

Requisition ID: R10012304

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge - CA, 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, 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 Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified Network Communication engineer to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Northridge, CA area.  Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Maintains smooth operation of LAN/WAN/VPNs.  

  • Plans, designs, configures, and installs network hardware in support of customer requirements.

  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, switches, gateways, etc.

  • Proposes solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.

  • Creates and ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.

  • Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.

  • Perform troubleshooting analysis of network infrastructure and associated systems.  

  • Install and configure Cisco routers, switches and firewalls.

  • Implement and troubleshoot LAN technologies such as VLANs, Trunking (port tagging), Spanning-Tree, and Port Security.

  • Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.

  • Implement and troubleshoot WAN technologies such as EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, and telco circuits (T1, T3, OC3)

  • Interface regularly with customers and manage customer installation timelines and deliverables to help facilitate successful deployments.

  • Able to design and implement an enterprise network.  Recommends data, voice or video network investment decisions to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future network performance, stability, and network management issues.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Visio, Project, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed


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This position may filled at a higher level based on the qualifications listed below.


Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Associate's degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs

  • Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

  • Experience designing and maintaining LAN & WAN based networks

  • Experience with managing routing protocols on large LAN environments

  • Experience with Cisco hardware and setting up switched networks

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • Associate's degree and 11 years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience OR Master's degree and 7 years of experience; 13 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs

  • Current Security + CE or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

  • Experience designing and maintaining LAN & WAN based networks

  • Experience with managing routing protocols on large LAN environments

  • Experience with Cisco hardware and setting up switched networks


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in IS related field

  • Active Top Secret clearance

  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE

  • Previous experience troubleshooting network procedures and best practices; experience with network challenges associated with systems integration, including COTS integration, capacity analysis and system architecture design

  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills and has effectively managed small teams

  • Demonstrated experience in the use of network analysis tools (i.e. WireShark, Opnet, etc.


Salary Range: 92000 - 138000
Salary Range 2: 114100 - 171100

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.