Network Engineer - 1656

Lexington Park, MD
Mar 15, 2019
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


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Why MIL?
MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Last year alone, we earned:
  • 2018 Fortune , Great Place to Work®: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018 Great Place to Work®: Best Small & Medium Workplaces
  • 2018 Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

Whether your goal is to help defend our country through the cyber efforts of the Department of Defense or ensure proper financial management/accountability with the Department of State, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation seeks a Network Engineer to support a Federal Government client at our Lexington Park, MD location. The Network Engineer will apply system engineering and computer networking principles to the development, design and integration of hardware and software systems associated with mobile communications platform systems that process and route voice, video, data, and imagery information.

• Analyze and evaluate networking requirements, design and development of network topologies and architectures to include hardware and software identification, network test and evaluation, operational and performance analysis, network upgrades and modifications, and implementation of network security and information assurance measures
• Participate in and lead development of information technologies, including design, operational and technical requirements, network engineering, and information assurance
• Identify and develop system specifications, performance requirements and interface or integration requirements
• Serve as the primary author for deliverables, including system requirements and specifications and standard operating procedures
• Direct multiple system engineering tasks and provide guidance during all phases of implementation
• Conduct research and testing on the latest state-of-the-art information technologies
• Support customer's briefings and design reviews, and work independently in a multi-tasking environment
• Maintain IAVM compliance and other software and firmware updates for all responsible systems as required
• Perform IA and configuration management for all responsible systems.
• Perform network security analysis, systems maintenance, monitoring/reporting, requirements analysis and planning
• Complete, configure and provide documentation management reports

Required Qualifications
• 10 years of specific network or systems engineering experience
• DODI 8570 Level 2 certification
• Knowledge of application and networking ports and protocols
• Familiarity with hardening assets in accordance with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
• STIG, IAVM, CTO, and DIACAP experience
• Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team, in researching and evaluating data, and developing analytical techniques and methodologies
• Ability to travel periodically
• Very good communications skills
• Ability to work with vendors and tech support and clearly articulate issues, concerns and problems
• Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 40 lbs.
• 10% Travel to other sites

Desired Qualifications
• Knowledge of the labs, systems, and networks that comprise the NAVAIR RDT&E network environment at Patuxent River, MD
• Knowledge of the Department of the Navy scanning policies and processes
• Knowledge of Government/DoD/Navy IT Laws, Regulations and Policies to the fleet
• Experience with design and/or integration of data communications network technologies
• VTC and VoIP experience
• Experience using IP routing protocols (OSPF & BGP), LAN switching technologies and WAN Technologies in support of satellite communications systems and network engineering
• Knowledge of Network security countermeasures, including firewalls, access control lists, intrusion detection, and encryption devices
• Familiarity with applying DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to switches, routers, etc.
• Knowledge of advanced or complex network engineering or IT requirements (installation, configuration, maintenance, etc.) within unclassified or classified networks
• Experience with LAN/WAN equipment hardware installation, configuration and maintenance support for switches and routers
• Platform IT/Systems Integration experience
• Familiarity with Cisco, Brocade and Juniper LAN/WAN switches and routers
• Familiarity with the Patuxent River RDT&E network infrastructure


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #CB #CJP

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