Principal Network Engineer - Active TS/SCI Req'd

Newington, VA
Feb 10, 2017
Jun 27, 2017
Full Time


With a wide range of knowledge, evaluates, designs, documents, installs, implements, tests, and performs problem isolation and resolution. Monitors, tunes and sets standards. Maintains a complex range of computer network components and systems. Provides client consulting and training on the interfacing and use of the network facilities. Plans and coordinates computer network initiatives. Researches, evaluates and recommends new computer network equipment and technologies. Devises solutions to operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment. Provides internal consulting, technical guidance, information and support to application developers, computer operations, workstation support, company management and departmental clients. Works with other network professionals as directed, to coordinate efforts, resolve cross-team issues and communicate changes.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Has experience with CISCO, Foundry, SONET, Juniper, Voice and legacy equipment
  • Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of network operations
  • Good communications skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
  • Can effectively deliver training
  • May be required to provide clear and effective direction to less experienced staff
  • Able to evaluate network performance and interact with users to solve complex problems
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand network evaluation criteria and be exact in assessments
  • Must closely follow network protocols and methodology
  • May review the work of others and be able to detect errors or needed modifications
Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications 8-10 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.

  Certification Requirements

  • CCNP or equivalent Certification preferred
  • CCNA or equivalent Certification required
  • ITIL v3 Certification preferred
  • DoDI 8570.01m Certification required