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Network Administrator 3/4

Requisition ID: R10066572

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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 Global Operations Security is seeking a well-qualified Network Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Sunnyvale, CA area.  Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Plan, manage and implement complex network designs in support of customer requirements

  • Support network teams in project designs to clarify project requirements, provide design solutions, in accordance with standards.

  • Perform troubleshooting analysis of network infrastructure and associated systems

  • Install and configure Cisco routers, switches and firewalls

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

  • Provide guidance to team members and provide status metrics to customer and Northrop Grumman management.

  • Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings

  • Experience with Cisco routers, switches, IPS/IDS, and firewalls

  • Ability to design and troubleshoot VPNs

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

  • Perform network risk analysis, modeling, and back-up administration functions

  • Lift 40 pounds as needed

  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed

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 experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Top Secret clearance as a condition of continued employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain special programs access as a condition of continued employment

  • IAT Level II certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date

  • Experience with routers, switches, hubs, or other related networking equipment

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 experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Top Secret clearance as a condition of continued employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain special programs access as a condition of continued employment

  • IAT Level II certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date

  • Experience with routers, switches, hubs, or other related networking equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP

  • Checkpoint / Firepower FW

  • Commsec experience

  • Palo Alto IDS/IPS

  • The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with engineering users, other system administrators and computer/facility organizations. 

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Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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.