Network Administrator 3

Northrop Grumman   •  

Redondo Beach, CA

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 272 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains smooth operation of local area, world wide and virtual private networks (VPN).
  • Plans, evaluates, and coordinates installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network.
  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
  • Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
  • Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.
  • May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment.
  • May design network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages.
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field.
  • General knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
  • Available for 24/7 support when needed.

The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with engineering users, other network administrators, system administrators and computer/facility organizations. Multi-tasking with good communication skills; both verbal and written are a must.



 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of related experience or 9 years of related experience in lieu of a completed degree.
  • Active Secret Clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance, in scope background investigation.
  • DoD 8570 training and certifications (CISCO and Security+ certification).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Knowledge of TCP/IP.
  • Strong knowledge of LAN concepts such as VLANs, trunking (port tagging) and spanning-tree.
  • Strong knowledge of WAN technologies such as EIGRP, BGP, and telco circuits (T1, T3, OC3).
  • IP addressing design and subnets.
  • Experience using test equipment such as protocol analyzers and cable test sets.
  • Knowledge of government grade encryption gear such as (TACLANES).
  • Knowledge of Cisco hardware.
  • Knowledge of classified network design is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.
  • Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Requisition ID

: 18003833