164813,  Network Administrator 3 - CA - C -

Category: IT
Job Title: Network Administrator 3 - CA - C
Region: CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: Palmdale
State: CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6-12 months

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence… Northrop Grumman is seeking a Network Administrator to join our team in defining the future. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information Technology support team.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Maintains smooth operation of local area, worldwide 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.
Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Represents the
organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on
significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Available for 24/7 support when needed.
Occasional travel may be required.
This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. Candidate's with 10 years or more of relevant work experience may considered in lieu of degree.
5 years' experience in Network Administration.
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.
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.
DoD 8570 training and certifications Cisco and Security+ certification.

Bachelors in Science; Masters; or PhD. Candidate's with 10 years or more of relevant work experience may considered in lieu of degree.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

TBD. Willingness to work after hours or weekends as needed.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Robert Davis at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

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