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Principal Network Communicatio

Requisition ID: R10028711

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Whiteman AFB, Missouri, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Network Communications based at Whiteman AFB, MO.  This B-2 IT Intel support position supports the Stealth Bomber Operations by configuring and maintaining computer systems and networks used by the B-2 Stealth Bomber for command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, and all other aspects of low-observable strike mission.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security, product evaluation, and security implementation in an environment with 200+ users, 30+ servers, 50+ workstations for three support agencies at Whiteman AFB. Implements solutions for protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive information. Executes information system contingency plans that maintain appropriate levels of protection that meet time requirements for minimizing operations impact to customer organization. Analyzes and tests security updates with mission-critical applications. Conducts testing and analyzes and tests security updates with mission-critical applications. Conducts testing and analyzes system logs to evaluate the impact of current security measures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate and 4 years directly related experience; Bachelors of Science Degree and 2 years directly related work experience; or a Master’s Degree; or an additional 6 years of practical experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 1-year network administration experience with USAF style NIPR/SIPR/JWICS or equivalent computer networks.
  • Current Top Secret clearance required with ability to attain and maintain a program clearance and SCI.
  • Willing to travel at short notice on international and domestic assignments.
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (Security +).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Net+ or ability to get within 6 months
  • CCNA
  • Virtualization technology and Infrastructure (ESXi, VMware, Horizon)
  • Enterprise Management/System Administration(Active Directory, Microsoft SCCM, Server 2016+)
  • Vulnerability Management and Identification (McAfee HBSS, ACAS)
  • General knowledge and experience in scripting tools (PowerShell, Python)
  • Implementation of new and emerging software products required for platforms (JMPS, Adobe)
  • Analyzing and resolving problems related to Network services provided (Solar winds)
  • Administrating, sustaining and maintaining core network data center infrastructure (Gem)
  • SAN Management (EqualLogic)


Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 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.