Sr Network Engineer Poly Clearance Required Praxis recently was awarded a prime contract to perform High Performance Computing (HPC) support for a restricted customer and a few select mission partners. This contract provides scientific computing support, advanced computing capabilities, and interfacing IT infrastructures committed to enabling high fidelity, advanced analytics by delivering the highest quality technical capabilities and engineering support to its customers. The infrastructure includes state of the art hardware, software, and networks. The program supports an advanced computing infrastructure containing supercomputing clusters, GPGPUs, FPGAs, ASICs (pronounced /A-Six/), and Kubernetes clusters enabling high fidelity, advanced analytics. This environment provides unprecedented access to computational power and analytic throughput to solve the governments most challenging computational and scientific problems. What you will be doing The Network Engineer provides administration support and engineering for computer workstations, servers, GPUs, FPGAs on the HPC network. The work includes such tasks as the daily operations of network administrative, development and testing of networks; maintenance of network configurations; installation and troubleshooting of multiple peripherals and HPC components on networks in standard and tailored environments. The Network Engineer manages INFOSEC and COMSEC security requirements for the network add to the complexity of these positions. Positions at this level are responsible for performing moderately complex network designs; performing upgrades to limited segments of the network, and performing routine network operations and maintenance (O&M). What you will need The Network Engineer is capable of Installing, configuring, supporting, verifying storage availability, and maintaining storage area networks and associated technology (Software Defined Networking, Security Policy Enforcement, Network virtualization, Network automation). Performing tasks related to storage provisioning. Troubleshooting and implementing solutions related to storage technical problems. Evaluating and maintaining systems backup and recovery functions. Proposing efficient and resilient and reliable data replication to maintain continuity of operations. Monitoring performance of storage area network and enhance as needed to maintain peak performance. Ensure the network is secure (firewalls, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, malware prevention, endpoint and network security, compliance monitoring). MS with three years of professional experience, a BS with a minimum of six years of professional experience, a Certification with six years of professional experience, or no degree with a minimum of nine years of professional experience. Clearance : Active TS/SCI with an appropriate polygraph is required to be considered for this role COVID-19 Vaccination: Praxis does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, Praxis may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements . Who are we? Praxis Engineering was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD. Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. With over 350 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives. Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT . Why Praxis? We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We dont do things because thats the way weve always done things; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace. We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customers mission. We've been profitable year after year. We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best. No red tape. No micromanagement. Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better. And then there is the Benefits Competitive salary Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy) Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel) Comprehensive health insurance plans Parental leave 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%. Annual bonus plan Four weeks Paid Time Off 10 holidays comp time eligibility Training is a priority Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon . Training & Certifications: Splunk , AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Masterthe list of certifications goes on and on Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT , AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training. We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day. 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