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Northrop Grumman Network/Principal Network Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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'll 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'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Are you ready to leverage your security clearance, knowledge and technical experience in a new role?

Adversaries, cybercriminals and cyber terrorists, are working every hour of every day to develop new means to compromise networks, to seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage on the digital battlefield. At Northrop Grumman, our mission is to see to it that they fail. Speed, stealth and precision - keys to controlling the physical domains of land, sea, air and space - are imperatives in controlling the cyber domain. Our talented employees make advances every day based on these imperatives and are committed to providing the most advanced protection for our customers against the rapidly evolving cyber threat spectrum. Our company is trusted with securing some of the most high-risk systems and continues to be the trusted provider of mission enabled solutions for the security or our nation and allies. This is without a doubt one of the most exciting times to join our team. So come join us and experience the value of performance.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Network Engineers to support fast-paced cutting edge programs ensuring national security and defense. Network Engineers shall design, support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems pertaining to CANS/WANS/LANs/VLANs. The Network Engineer will schedule and perform network maintenance, perform installation configuration and repairs, and support certification and accreditation activities. The Network Engineer will support all LAN- based applications, routers, firewalls, VOIP and Ethernet technology. The positions are located in and around Annapolis Junction, MD.

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




The position may be filled at either a Network Engineer Level or a Principal Network Engineer Level

Basic Qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or information systems or related discipline or four (4) years demonstrated experience installing networks using devices including routers, switches, firewalls, hubs, and VPN technologies, as well as high bandwidth data transfer.

Basic Qualifications for a Network Engineer Level:

  • Two+ (2) years demonstrated experience administering CANS/WANS/LANS/VLANS.

  • Demonstrated experience with protocols and network troubleshooting.

  • Position requires DoD 8570 Compliance of IAT Category Level I or higher (ie. A+CE, CCNA-Security, Network+CE, SSCP, etc...)

-US Citizen with an Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Network Engineer Level:

  • Five+ (5) years demonstrated experience administering CANS/WANS/LANS/VLANS.

  • Two+ (2) years demonstrated experience with protocols and network troubleshooting.

  • Position requires DoD 8570 Compliance of IAT Category Level I or higher (ie. A+CE, CCNA-Security, Network+CE, SSCP, etc...)

-US Citizen with an Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years demonstrated experience administering classified networks.

  • DoD 8570 Compliance of IAT Category Level 2 or higher (ie. CCNA-Security CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+CE, SSCP, etc...)

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Information Technology