Northrop Grumman Network Communications 3 in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Network Communications 3
Requisition ID: 18005331
Location(s): United States-Virginia-Virginia Beach
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Northrop Grumman is seeking an IVCS Field Engineer to join our team of professionals supporting the acquisition, delivery, and life-cycle support of the Integrated Voice Communications System (IVCS). IVCS is a shipboard voice distribution network providing administrative and tactical voice communications for AEGIS Cruiser (CG 47 Class) and Destroyer (DDG 51 Class) ships.
Engineering support is required at SSC ATLANTIC Portsmouth, VA, and at the IVCS Laboratories in Virginia Beach and Suffolk VA, but may entail travel to, and support at, various locations within the continental United States.
The IVCS Field Engineer 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.
A Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience. Experience may be accepted in lieu of degree. (3) years of IC Experience, two (2) years of IVCS specific experience within the last three (3) years, and two (2) years of surface combatant ship construction and modernization experience. Possess working knowledge of electrical / communications testing equipment and assembly tools, ability to read electrical schematics, understanding of electrical concepts. Demonstrate skills in Navy Shipboard installation and maintenance, including standard safety procedures, ability to understand ship drawings, technical manuals, and installation packages. Secret clearance required.
Training on and experience with multiple ( AN/STC-2, MarCom, and AN/STC-3) IVCS systems. Familiarity with US Navymaintenance systems, procedures and processes.
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.
Title: Network Communications 3
Location: Virginia-Virginia Beach
Requisition ID: 18005331