Manager Network Communications 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.Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.Northrop Grumman Defense Services sector is currently seeking a Mgr Network Communications 1 to join our growing Subsystems & Software Sustainment (S&SS) Operating Unit Systems Support Group (SSG) teamin Warner Robins, Georgia. In this position, the selected candidate will take an active role in information security governance protecting the men and women that fly our nation's aircraft in harm's way.Maintains smooth operation of local area and virtual private networks (VPN). Plans, evaluates, and coordinates installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data 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. Manage a team between 5-10 IT System Administrators ensuring daily work assignments are executed to meet program requirements through completion. Basic Qualifications:Qualified candidate must have the following:- Must have 7-9 years related network communications experience with HS diploma/GED. Will consider an Associates degree or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of electronics/related experience or a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with 3 years of related experience, or a Masters Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with 1 year related experience - Experience in a Lead or Managerial role- Must have a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Interim Secret Security Clearance or higher- Must be able to work on-site in Warner Robins, Georgia- No remote work availablePreferred Qualifications:- A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology- Demonstrated success in performing in a fast-paced depot/sustainment environment- Experience in managing classified and controlled unclassified information of data systems and test equipment- Experience working with hardware setups, configuring of systems, and networks- Experience in establishing policy and procedures to meet FAR 52.204-2, FAR 52.204-21, DFARS 252.204.7012, DFARS 252.204.7020, and DFARS 252.204.7021 - Current CompTIA Security+ CE, CompTIA Network+ CE, CompTIA A+ CE, CISSP or equivalent certification(s)- Experience managing a team between 5-10 employees- Experience creating and working with an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)- Have a current U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Security Clearance or higherNGSkillsSalary Range: $87,900 USD - $131,900 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.