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Associate Network Communications

Northrop Grumman | Suffolk VA 23434 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/21/2019

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Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.


This position supports a unique Joint Staff capability supporting the installation, integration, testing, evaluation, and synchronization of simulations and gaming tools used in future immersive training capabilities for Joint Training Exercises and Experiments. As member of the Joint Staff J7 team the candidate willprovide network and telecommunications support for exercises, training events, experiments and exercises. Manage and maintain US Joint Staff J7 exercise network LAN/WAN and premise connections while deployed to exercise locations utilizing persistent and deployable communications nodes. Needs to work independently as well as collaboratively with other technicians to integrate remote sites.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Configure, test, install and maintain Joint Staff J7 exercise networks and long-haul communications systems used for voice, data and video applications.
  • Install, test and troubleshoot MSPP, OC-3, DS-3, Ethernet, T-1/T3 lines, modems, CSU/DSU, Cisco/Juniper routers and switches, gateways, servers, computers, premise wiring and cable distribution systems, fiber optics and the interfaces to the LAN/WAN connections.
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain Video Teleconference Equipment and Voice over Internet protocol Phones (VoIP) instruments.
  • Install, configure and maintain local and remote site exercise computer workstations and network printers. Assign IP addresses and domain name administration, DNS, DHCP, have a working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and Outlook administration.
  • Configure, install and operate encryption devices (KG-175D, KIV 7M, KG-245). Account for Communications Security Equipment (COMSEC) materials, daily cryptographic equipment keying and disposition records.
  • Utilize network monitoring and troubleshooting application and test equipment to resolve known deficiencies (Solar winds, What's Up Gold, Fireberd/T-Berd, Wire Shark network analyzer). Work independently and with other support technicians/engineers performing analysis and resolution of reported issues.
  • Conduct site surveys at remote locations to determine equipment requirements for exercise support. Construct, read and interpret floor plans, wiring diagrams and schematics using Microsoft office tools.

Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college, 4 years of experience in lieu of degree will be considered.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must possess an Active U.S. Top Secret security clearance

  • Must be DoD 8570 IAT II Compliant with:

    • a. Current Security+ CE Certification

    • b. Current Network Certification (CCENT, CCNA, JUNOS IOS, BROCADE or equivalent)

  • Must have experience with the resolution of problems related to hardware and software, both application and operating systems.

  • Must be capable of the lifting and moving of equipment.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with DISA Gold Disk and STIGS

  • Experience with Joint Staff J7 activities or JTEN.



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.

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Location Suffolk, VA, 23434, United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Top Secret (TS)

Location Maptop

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