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Network Engineer

Overview

The Network Engineer candidate will maintain smooth operation of voice and data networks as well as plan, evaluate, coordinate and perform installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining 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. and may propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare or ensure that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions
  • Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems
  • Coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment
  • Design network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages
Qualifications

US Citizenship required

Active Top Secret Clearance required

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

  • A minimum of six (6) years of Software Development experience is required

    • (Note: A Master’s degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience)

    • (Note: A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience)

       

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Network Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited college or university is required

    • (Note: Eight (8) additional years of experience (for a total of fourteen (14) years) may be substituted for a degree)

Required skills include:

  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following is required: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow, traffic and packet analysis
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with tools used for security analysis (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark, snort, ngrep, nmap, strings, hexdump, md5sum, systools) is required
  • Experience with Security Event Incident Management, Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems (ArcSight, QRadar , Splunk, Mazu, Arbor, etc) is required
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with IDS systems (e.g., SNORT, SourceFire, Proventia, BroIDS) is required
  • Leadership experience is desired. May perform team lead functions
  • Support enterprise and development network infrastructure
  • Support maintenance, troubleshooting and IA of network
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: TCP/IP, Cisco switches, routers, VLAN configuration, firewalls, VPN, storage (SANS, RAID, etc.), Network Intrusion Device Systems, etc
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: ACLs, IAVA, DCID 6/3, STIGS, etc
  • Evaluate, test, install and implement new and existing hardware and software across physical media, protocol stacks, switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices, and network management components 
  • Perform problem isolation and resolution of network problems through troubleshooting and devising effective solutions
  • Install patches and maintain accurate records of program corrections and patch levels. Perform Network Management functions such as, network monitoring, network performance measurement and reporting
  • Perform vulnerability scans, (e.g., Harris STAT, Retina)
  • Perform updates to network devices, including Firewalls, NIDS, switches, routers and crypto devices
  • Maintain accurate records of program corrections and patch/update level
  • Support development and maintenance of all required network policies and procedures

Desired skills include:

  • Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology

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).

 

 

WOOD is 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:
Dulles, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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