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Network Admin (2nd Shift)

Overview

The Network Engineer maintains smooth operation of voice and data networks. Plans, evaluates, coordinates and performs installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of voice and data networks 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.

 

Development-focused Network Administrator to support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software and the design of infrastructure services required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of hardware and software applications
  • Conducting trade studies, to determine possible system (hardware, software, architecture) improvements.
  • Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.
Qualifications

US Citizenship required

Active Top Secret Clearance required

Candidate must be willing to be processed for a TS/SCI clearance

  • Four (4) or more years of software development experience required.
    [A Master’s degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience.]

     

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Network Engineering or a related discipline is required.
    [Six (6) years of experience (for a total of ten (10) or more years) may be substituted for a degree.]

Required skills include:

  • Must have 5+ years of professional networking experience
  • Must have Network Engineering experience including TCP/IP networking, encryption, firewalls, and SNMP-based network management

Desired skills:

  • Infrastructure-related certifications preferred such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-Junos), Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIS-SEC), Juniper Networks Certified Professional Security (JNCIP-SEC)
  • Experience using network monitoring and automation tools for troubleshooting and task simplification
  • Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques
  • In depth knowledge and advanced troubleshooting experience in regard to Layer 2 functionality and protocols in a Cisco/Juniper environment
  • Experience with troubleshooting and implementing Layer 3 routing protocols over a multi-site environment in a Cisco/Juniper environment
  • Experience troubleshooting and implementing VPN technologies
  • Experience implementing firewall-based policies using Juniper firewalls

Certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or similar certification required.
  • DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I certification required.
  • IA level II or CND level II certification preferred (e.g., Security+, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, GCIH, GSEC certifications).

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret
Location:
Washington, District Of Columbia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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