Principal Engineer, Network

Location
Langley AFB, VA
Posted
May 10, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks.

  

 1. Analyzes voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices.

 2. Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.

 3. Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.

 4. Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.

 5. May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.

 6. May perform network administration duties.

 7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 8. May serve as technical team or task leader.

 9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 10. Participates in special projects as required.

 

Duties:

- Configure, standardize, monitor, operate, maintain, install, administer, troubleshoot and manage 690 COG AOR infrastructure devices.

- Administering and managing infrastructure devices to include routers, switches, load balancers, and wireless local area network (WLAN) devices

- Establishing standard rule sets and providing technical analysis, performance optimization, network utilization analysis and overall management of all network infrastructure

- Identifying potential threats and managing resolution of security violations

- Applying security measures to infrastructure devices

- Responding to and resolving incident tickets and outages

- Performing network improvement and clean-up

- Maintaining and evaluating policies and procedures for systems and services

- Operating and maintaining infrastructure devices to include routers, switches, load balancers, and WLAN devices

- Auditing and logging all traffic flow using tools to ensure availability of services

- Using Government-provided network monitoring tools to perform intrusion detection, identification, and internal/external IT threat analysis

- Implementing vulnerability management to ensure security of systems IAW Government policies; applying security measures to infrastructure devices

- Responding to and resolving change request actions

- Creating and maintaining AS-IS documentation for network infrastructure devices

- Responding to and resolving incident tickets and outages; accomplishing network maintenance and ASIs during the Government-prescribed maintenance windows and other time frames

 - Monitoring and employing hardware and software tools to enhance network security, ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of IT resources, and accomplish defensive cyberspace operations and information protection

- Configuring and installing infrastructure devices to include routers, switches, and wireless LAN devices

- Maintaining access control lists (ACL) to grant and restrict network access appropriately to users and processes per authorization rules

- Installing hardware and software tools; applying security measures to infrastructure devices

- Making changes, upgrades, and patches to infrastructure devices

- Responding to, accomplishing, and documenting change request and incident ticket actions

 

Please Note: Shift work is possible.

 

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.

 

Requirements:

- Current Secret Security Clearance or Higher

- Current 8570 IAT II Level Certification (CNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+ CE, SSCP) or higher

 

Desired Certifcations:

- F5 C2 Certified Technology Specialist

- Red Hat Certified System Administrator

- Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching

- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

- F5 C1 Certified Administrator

- SolarWinds Certified Professional

- Wireshark Certified Network Analyst (WCNA)

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

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