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Network Engineer 2/3

Requisition ID: R10060882

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, 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’s Global Operations Security is seeking a motivated Network Engineer in the Oklahoma City area ready to gain and apply enterprise-wide experience to ensure the security, reliability, and availability of multiple systems/platforms in support of our Nation's defense. 

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Maintaining operations of LANs/WANs/VPNs.

  • Planning, designing, configuring, and installing network hardware in support of requirements.

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

  • Installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management of networks.

  • Developing and documenting networking technical processes and procedures as needed.

  • Investigating information, network, and communication needs of users, and make recommendations regarding software and hardware purchases.

  • Coordinating actions with users, IT staff, server administrators, network engineers, and IT management.

  • Recommending and implementing system/process enhancements to improve performance and reliability of networks.

  • Reviewing trouble ticket queues to identify issues that need to be addressed.

  • Working through the ticket queue without intervening management direction (self-motivated).

  • Resolving tickets within established SLAs and raising issues that require management attention or involvement.

  • Establishing and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.

  • Participating in new installations, testing and special projects as needed.

  • Exhibiting good communication skills, an energetic approach, and patience with customers.

  • General frequent use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform moderately complex professional tasks.

  • Provides solutions to a variety of technical problems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned

  • Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.

  • Works under general supervision.

  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects. Failure to achieve results or inadequate work product should be detected by supervisory oversight but may cause delay in program schedules and allocation of additional resources

  • Primarily internal company contacts. Infrequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.

  • Lifting equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.

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

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Associate's degree and 4 years of experience OR Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience OR Master’s degree and 0 years of experience; 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of completed degree.

  • IAT Level II certification (ex. Security+ CE) or greater.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs.

  • 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 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.

  • IAT Level II certification (ex. Security+ CE) or greater.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Ability to be cleared to special access programs.

  • 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:

  • Bachelor of Science or other technical based degree.

  • DoD Top Secret clearance.

  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments

  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining a networked enterprise environment

  • Networking expertise, including subnets, routing and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification

  • Windows Active Directory, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems

  • Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions

  • VMWare (current version) experience

  • Familiarity of enterprise backup solutions and disaster recovery methodologies

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Salary Range: $61,300 USD - $91,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $75,400 USD - $113,200 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.