Principal/ Sr Principal Network Engineer
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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 Defense Systems in Huntsville, AL is seeking a
Principal or Sr Principal Network Engineer. The Network Engineer:
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.
This position may be filled as a Principal Network Engineer or Sr.
Principal Network Engineer.
- Principal Network Engineer: Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in
science, engineering, or related discipline with 5 years of
experience; or 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters (MS)
degree; 0 years with a PhD; OR additional years of experience may
be considered in lieu of degree
- Senior Principal Network Engineer: Bachelor of Science (BS)
degree in science, engineering, or related discipline with 9 years
of experience; or 7 years of relevant experience with a Masters
(MS) degree; 4 years with a PhD; OR additional years of experience
may be considered in lieu of degree
- DoD 8570 Security certification such as Sec+, CASP, CISSP, or
- Good understanding of IP4 and IPv6 network design, including IP
subnetting and protocols including BGP, OSPF and EIGRP
- CLEARANCE: Candidate must currently have, and be able to
maintain an active U.S. Government DOD Secret Clearance with a
background investigation date within 5 YearsPreferred
- Good understanding of network device configuration and
troubleshooting (ideally, Cisco IOS/IOS-XE)
- Good understanding of advanced features like GRE, IPSEC, IP
quality-of-service, VLANs, and multicast.
- A professional certification specific to the networking
industry like a CCNA/CCNP/CCIE or equivalent.
- Experience with military COMSEC/CRYPTO equipment and
- Experience with tactical/military radio networks
- Experience VoIP and VTC Salary Range: $83,000 USD - $125,000
Salary Range 2: $103,000 USD - $155,000 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
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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most
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