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Network Engineer - TS/SCI Polygraph

Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs has an opening for a Network Engineer with a TS/SCI Polygraph to support a customer in the Reston, VA area.

  • Evaluation of network service requests and communication with technical POCs for validation as part of the service request triage process.
  • Evaluation of existing and future network infrastructure and services for verification as part of the service request triage process.
  • Generation and updating documentation of relevant network infrastructure and services as necessary to delivery services and meet corporate governance process standards.
  • Standard design (models and scripts) and logical implementation of packet transport networks and associated cryptology solutions.
  • Review of existing implementations and planning for aging infrastructure replacements as part of network refresh efforts.
  • Respond to data calls from relevant staff leadership in fulfillment of transport network infrastructure and services.
  • Ability to analyze requirements as well as evacuate problems of workflow and organization to plan and develop appropriate corrective action.
  • Produce network device scripts based on sponsor requirements.
  • Conduct integration and testing of network hardware and software.
  • Assist with development and execution of test plans and supporting documentation of all network configuration upgrades, additions or revisions for customer, approval before implementation.
  • Provide Type 1 cryptographic solutions to include strategic architectural direction and design, product roadmaps, requirements gathering, testing, implementation, documentation and supportability.
  • Provide implementation support as necessary.
  • Provide fourth tier support, assisting with troubleshooting and resolving network issues.
  • Follow all customer network security processes and procedures, ensure compliance with all sponsor policies.





  • Active TS SCI with Polygraph Clearance
  • BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and fourteen (14) years of progressive, relevant experience, or an MS degree in a computer or system science discipline and twelve (12) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system discipline and seven (7) years of progressive experience
  • Twelve (12) years of technical network Crypto, WAN, and LAN related experience is required.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with network design, network architecture, and creating relevant network documentation.
  • Demonstrate advanced level hands-on experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining network services, equipment and devices, such as Switches, Routers, Servers, Cables, Rack and Firewalls.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the OSI 7 layer network communications model and core technologies, concepts, protocols, and applications such as: LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, ICMP, HTTP, SFTP, SSH, SNMP, VPNs, Ethernet, Frame Relay, Latency, QoS.
    Demonstrated knowledge of Routing and Switching systems (Cisco & Juniper).
  • Understanding of Routing Protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP) and Gateway Redundancy Protocols (HSRP, VRRP, and GLRP).
    Demonstrated knowledge of common operating systems: Windows, Cisco IOS, UNIX and Linux.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Information Assurance concepts, including both government and commercial encryption techniques, especially IPSec protocols such as IKE and ISAKMP.
  • Experience applying rigorous System Engineering practice to requirement flow-down and Verification & Validation (V&V).

Desired Qualifications:
  • Fifteen years of experience related to designing, installing and troubleshooting networks.
  • Relevant industry certifications or Network Specialist training is highly desirable, such as: MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CNE, JCIE, ITIL, ISO/IEC 20000.
  • Experience with government networks and secure communications desirable.
  • Experience with Peer Review and/or briefing the Network Engineering Review Board.
  • Experience with network performance optimization.
  • Knowledge of data center networking.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter and ability to work well in a highly performance team environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure, constantly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated experience taking initiative and working with little or no supervision.
Certifications: CCIE, CCNP, JNCIS/P or 12+ years of relevant experience

Must have the ability to:

Analyze requirements as well as evacuate problems of workflow and organization to plan and develop appropriate corrective action.
Produce network device scripts based on sponsor requirements.
Conduct integration and testing of network hardware and software.
Assist with development and execution of test plans and supporting documentation of all network configuration upgrades, additions or revisions for customer, approval before implementation.
Provide Type 1 cryptographic solutions to include strategic architectural direction and design, product roadmaps, requirements gathering, testing, implementation, documentation and supportability.
Provide implementation support as necessary.
Provide fourth tier support, assisting with troubleshooting and resolving network issues.
Follow all customer network security processes and procedures, ensure compliance with all sponsor policies.
Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:
Most work will be done at a desk or computer.


Work Environment:
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment

Attendance:
Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur


Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen

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Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Location:
Reston, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
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