Top Secret SCI Network Engineer
JOB TITLE:Top Secret SCI Network EngineerJOB LOCATION: Springfield VAWAGE RANGE*: $55hr to $60hrJOB NUMBER: 22-03380JOB DESCRIPTIONAs the Network Engineer, your role is to ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support the USBICES-X program. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting and optimizing all networked software associated operating systems. The Senior Network Engineer will apply communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolves issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.Responsibilities:Strategy & PlanningCollaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.Acquisition & DeploymentDesigns and defines network architecture for new or existing computer systemsPerforms complex network development and design work.Participates in the upgrading of operating systems and design of network enhancements.Provides input for documentation on new or existing networks.Develops and conducts tests to ensure networks meet documented user requirements.Operational ManagementIdentifies, analyzes, and resolves network problems.Provides network/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.Determines network specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.May provide guidance and leadership to less-experienced systems engineers.Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.Comprehensive knowledge of network engineering principles, methods, and techniques.Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.Participates in special projects as assigned.This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to AFRICOM AOR.QualificationsRequired Qualifications:5+ years of related Network Engineering experience.Must possess and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.Bachelor's degree may substitute additional years of experienceMust possess a completed CCNA certification.Must meet DOD 8750 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.Knowledge and experience with routing and switching protocols (eg OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning Tree Protocol, ISAKMP, ESP, SIP, SCCP, etc.)Knowledge and experience with current Cisco IOS software and hardware featuresAbility to configure and troubleshoot MulticastAbility to configure and troubleshoot DMVPN and GRE tunnelsAbility to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and multi-task while still ensuring high quality of workHighly organized with strong ability to prioritize work and work autonomouslyExcellent verbal and written communication skillsGreat attention to detail and presentationResults driven, highly efficient, energetic and highly motivatedMust possess a high degree of intelligence, competence, maturity, adaptability, resilience, integrity and initiativeThe work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.Must have a solid understanding of implementing Client policies and profiles over a vast enterprise network.Strong understanding of Network Security and Cyber Security Policies.Preferred Qualifications:Completed CCNP Enterprise Core and Enterprise Advanced RoutingCompleted CCNP Security (SCOR), with a focus in SISEKnowledge and experience with VoIP/collaboration systemsKnowledge and experience with HAIPE-based encryption devicesKnowledge of Virtualization technologies: VMware, Citrix, and MicrosoftKnowledge and experience with data center networkingExperience with firewalls and firewall rule setsUnderstanding of network virtualizationUnderstanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals courseUnderstanding of VxRail Manager and best practicesVDI experience highly desiredEqual Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled* While an hourly range is posted for this position, an eventual hourly rate is determined by a comprehensive salary analysis which considers multiple factors including but not limited to: job-related knowledge, skills and qualifications, education and experience as compared to others in the organization doing substantially similar work, if applicable, and market and business considerations. Benefits offered include medical, dental and vision benefits; dependent care flexible spending account; 401(k) plan; voluntary life/short term disability/whole life/term life/accident and critical illness coverage; employee assistance program; sick leave in accordance with regulation. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.