Principal Network Communications – Cabling Technician, Redondo Beach, Ca

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Redondo Beach, CA

Requisition ID: R10085556
Category: Information Technology
Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: SCI
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Global Operations Security is seeking a well-qualified Principal Network Communication Engineer – Cabling Technician to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Redondo Beach, CA area. 

Role and Responsibilities include:

Maintains smooth operation of LAN/WAN Information Systems. 

Plans, designs, configures, and installs network hardware in support of customer requirements.

Maintains technical expertise in all areas of networks and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, switches, gateways, etc.

Proposes solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.

Creates and 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.

Perform troubleshooting analysis of network infrastructure and associated systems.  

Install and configure Cisco routers, switches and firewalls..

Provide third-level support and troubleshooting of network problems. Periodically provide after-hours and weekend support.

Implement and troubleshoot WAN technologies such as EIGRP, BGP, and OSPF

Interface regularly with customers and manage customer installation timelines and deliverables to help facilitate successful deployments.

Able to design and implement an enterprise network.  Recommends data, voice or video network investment decisions to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future network performance, stability, and network management issues.

Experience with Microsoft Office, Visio, Project, PowerPoint and Excel.

Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.

Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

Associate’s degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience OR Master’s degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance

Extensive knowledge of data network cable systems and specifications.

Work with customers and network engineers to understand requirements

Design cable infrastructure to meet customer requirements

Direct techincal oversight of contractor work, answer questions, create change orders and punch lists

Validate as-built documentation submitted by contractors.

Ability to develop statements of work for:

Telecom Demarcation Room (TDR) construction

Installation and testing of network cable plant, including copper and fiber optics based

Equipment racks, power and air conditioning requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification

Sourcing of network infrastructure materials

Managing construction projects to ICD-705 specifications

Maintaining records of network cable plant infrastructure

Creating change notices related to scheduled network outages

Responding to unplanned network service interruptions

Salary Range: $95,000 USD – $142,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10085556 2023.01.14

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