ERAP - Network Engineer - All Levels (Polygraph)

Northrop Grumman - Annapolis Junction, MD4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year
The Employee Referral Award Program (ERAP) is a great way employees can refer qualified, external candidates to open job requisitions posted on our Careers site. Our ability to attract and retain top-quality and diverse talent is a function of both our talent strategy and how we position ourselves as a top employer.

Through the Mission Systems Eastern Region Engineering & Sciences Division, our matrix-based organization can provide opportunities across many programs. Candidates referred through this posting will be considered for all programs in Maryland.

This posting represents Network Engineers of all levels in the Maryland area and we are asking you to refer your qualified friends and family for consideration for one of our many Systems Engineering openings. Each program has specific labor categories which must be met prior to placement.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.


Targeted Skills:
Hands-on experience with TCP/IP networks, fiber and RF communications
Hands-on experience with routers & switches
Hands-on experience with network evaluation and troubleshooting tools

Education: B.S. in related STEM field or 4 years of relevant systems engineering experience in lieu of degree

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph

Additional Skills/Backgrounds:
CISSP Certified
Security+ Certified
Familiarity with OSPF and L2TP protocols
Familiarity with DOD/NSA network STIGs related to switches and routers
Familiarity with DOD communications platforms
Thorough understanding of all phases of the Systems Engineering life cycle
Experience testing and integrating in a System of System (SoS) environment to meet evolving requirements
Hands-on experience with video encoding (MJPEG, MPEG4, etc)
Hands-on experience with mesh networks
Hands-on experience with tactical encryption solutions
Experience writing test plans, test procedures, test reports, and trade studies

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