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Staff Cyber Systems/Network Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Arlington
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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 is hiring! Earn up to a $20,000 sign on bonus if you are hired against specific TS/SCI Polygraph positions. At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators, who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we will support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you will have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your careerWe are seeking a talented and self-motivating Tier 3 Systems/Network Engineer this position will provide support the customer by handling service and incident requests up to their resolutions. Support will be provided onsite, remotely, over the phone, or via email. They will be required to developed solutions for network, desktop, and server problems. They will have the ability to analyze existing systems and make proactive recommendations.Network Engineering/Strategy & Planning:

  • Collaborate with Customer management and department leaders to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery.Acquisition & Deployment:
    • Design and deploy company LANs including servers, routers, switches, and other hardware.
    • Design, implement, and support firewalls, Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
    • Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
      • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
        • Operational Management
        • Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances.
        • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
        • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
        • Participate in managing all network security solutions.
        • Perform server and security audits, and system backups and recoveryTechnical Lead Responsibilities:
          • Determining project requirements and developing work schedules for the team.
            • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.
            • Analyzing existing operations and scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.
            • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends and developments.
            • Updating work schedules and performing troubleshooting as required.
            • Motivating staff and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.
            • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes.
            • Writing progress reports and delivering presentations to the relevant stakeholders.Technical Lead Requirements:
              • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
              • Liaising with team members, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to standard.
              • Experience in a similar role would be advantageous.
              • Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills.
              • Strong leadership and organizational abilities.
              • Willingness to build professional relationships with staff and clients.
              • Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills.Basic Qualification's
                • 9+ year's system administration experience with a bachelor's degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or a STEM related program from an accredited college or university. 7+ years with a Master's Degree, or 4+ years with PhD Degree.
                • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Salary Range: $171,600 USD - $257,400 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Arlington , Staff Cyber Systems/Network Engineer, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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