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Network Engineer - Configuration Management

Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Junior Network Engineer to support our DISA GSM-O Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program. This position is in direct support of the Configuration Management team for the Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) hardware and software baseline within the database of record BMC Remedy IT Service Management (ITSM). The position is located at DISA Global, Scott AFB, IL.

To be successful in this role, you should have experience with performing all areas of Configuration Management (CM), including planning, identification, change control, status accounting, and validation and verification for multiple product baselines. You should possess a general familiarity with IT networks, to include network appliances (routers, load balancers, firewalls). This position requires a basic understanding of network protocols used for network monitoring and discovery, specifically SNMP & SSH. Additionally, you should have the ability to develop, document, implement and maintain CM processes and activities.

You will be working with a team of talented engineers focused on maintaining the integrity of the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) for JRSS. (ITSM). The team is focused on adapting industry standard best practices while developing and enhancing automated network reconciliation and discovery.

Please note...

Active DOD Secret clearance is required to qualify for this position.
Current IAT II 8570 Certification is required (Security+CE or higher)
Occasional business travel (up to 10%) may be required for this position.
Once acclimated, occasional telework may be available.

Requires BS degree or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Clearance and Certification

You must hold an active Secret Clearance and a current IAT II 8570 certification to qualify for this role!

Required Skills/Experience

Overall, you must be a flexible team player who is able to prioritize and support multiple concurrent tasks:

Assist with establishment of procedure/processes for implementing changes; offering customer support as required
Review and analyze approved production change releases and coordinate with engineering, implementations, operations teams as required to ensure that changes are implemented and documented per the standard
Perform day-to-day tasks including but not limited to, responding to customer inquiries for metric reporting, data validation audits, data cleansing activities, discovery/reconciliation actions, etc.
Perform various methods of data/metric collection; automated report creation utilizing Configuration Management tools as well as manual methods (i.e., GUI, command line, etc.)
Perform manual validation of baseline configuration for a wide variety of network appliances and applications by accessing via GUI, command line and performing commands to display the required configuration data.
Analyze network infrastructure and configuration issues that result in discovery failures.
Review and analyze device SNMP, SSH, TELNET, etc configurations for undiscovered network appliances, work with internal and external teams to report findings and resolve discovery issues

This position also requires you to have hands on experience and/or proven knowledge of two or more of the following devices/vendors:

Cisco routers (IOS, IOS XE & ASR) and firewalls
Palo Alto firewalls
Juniper router (MX), firewalls (SRX) and switches
F5 Load Balancer
HP Switch fabric
Additional required skills:

Hardware/Software Configuration Management Experience
Experience with SNMP and configuring network devices for monitoring.
Change Management, understanding of Engineering Review Board & Change Control Board process
Strong written and verbal communications and collaboration skills

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

Experience using BMC Remedy ITSM, pertaining to any of the following:

Familiar with creating and running queries/reports on incident and change tickets
Familiar with the use & functionality of the Asset Management module
Create/Maintain/Delete Configuration Items.
Additionally, it is preferred if you are:

Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Knowledgeable/experience accessing all JRSS architecture devices and performing queries to obtain configuration data.

External Referral Eligible

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
DISA Scott Air Force Base, Illinois
United States
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