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Network Performance Management SME (20-105)

Northrop Grumman

Colorado Springs, CO 80932
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At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering & Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our C2BMC team as a Network Performance Management SME based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

**What You'll Get to Do:**

Candidate will be a S8.2 Network Development Engineer - Network Management responsible for planning, deploying, integrating, and testing upgrades to the S8.2 C2BMC network to operational sites. Candidate will be required to travel to remote locations to perform network installations in accordance with Program configuration management processes, independently perform troubleshooting, and provide status updates to Program personnel.

Require a Network Development Engineer - Network Management Focus. The candidate must have experience as a network engineer with hands-on experience and knowledge of network architecture design, development and testing methodologies. Some experience with specific tools includes:

+ Network Management Systems (HP NMMI, HP Network Automation, CA Performance Center, CA Data Aggregator, CA Data Repository, CA NetFlow Analyzer, JUNOS Space) or NAS/SAN technologies (NetApp, or Gigastore).
+ Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic, and network analytic tools - Virtualization technologies such a VMWare vCenter and vSphere a plus
+ Experience using protocol analyzers/sniffers (such as Wireshark, OPNET ACElive & ITGuru)
+ Authentication & encryption methods/capabilities (TACACS+, Active Directory, GEM-X).
+ Understanding of standard DOD security practices such as, STIG compliance and system accreditation implementation efforts.
+ Proven network traffic analysis, diagnostic and troubleshooting experience.

Must be an effective communicator with excellent writing and presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint and Visio drawing tools. Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with other highly motivated network engineers as well as independently at times on large field projects. Candidate must have proven troubleshooting skills. Candidates with experience planning and supporting the deployment of network infrastructure are highly desired. Prior C2BMC network experience is also a plus.


**Basic Qualifications:**

Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline or related field with a minimum of 5 years of related experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

An Active DoD Secret Clearance.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Candidates with prior C2BMC network experience are highly desired
+ A solid understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols BGP and OSPF.
+ Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs.
+ Hands on experience with multi-vendor switching routing (preferably Juniper)
+ Industry vendor certifications from Juniper (JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE) and/or Cisco (CCNA, CCNP) a plus.

**What We Can Offer You:**

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Training and Development

Flexible Work Arrangements

**Additional Northrop Grumman Information:**

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

**Job Category** : Information Technology
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