Network Engineer

Employer
PAE
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jan 15, 2021
Closes
Jan 25, 2021
Ref
1649607122
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World Network Engineer The Network Engineer is responsible for maintaining the design, development and integrity of program networks. The candidate will provide expert technical assistance to team members, when necessary, to troubleshoot/resolve tier-3 system and networking requests. He/she will develop and maintain functional and secure networks. Candidate should have excellent problem-solving skills and thorough knowledge of network administration and architecture. Deploy overseas 25-30% of the year. This role requires an active Top Secret SCI with FS Poly security clearance. The Network Engineer has three main roles: Confer with management and staff to discuss project specifications and procedures. Maintaining good relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Plan, coordinate and implement projects of moderate risk and complexity. Duties and responsibilities Design, develop and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN) Configure and install various network devices, ie, firewalls, routers, switches, as well as various servers (NTP, console, NMS, TACACS+, Radius, etc.) Monitor network performance and integrity Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness Mentor team members on technical issues Create, oversee and test security measures (eg access authentication and disaster recovery) Communicate with users when needed Maintain complete technical documentation Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability Qualifications Active government Top Secret SCI with Poly security clearance Bachelor college degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems) or equivalent working experience At least 3 years of direct industry-related experience as a Network Engineer or Network Architect; ability to write ASA and router scripts Networking (Network+, CCNA, CCNP) Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) Solid background in networks, engineering, and architecture In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly ICMP, TCP/IP, UDP) and routing protocols (eg BGP, OSPF, MPLS) Familiarity with access control models and Network Security Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (eg SolarWinds network tools) Solid understanding of network operating systems (Cisco IOS, Cisco PIX/ASA OS) Sharp troubleshooting skills Organizational and mentoring skills Working knowledge and proficiency in VMWare and Cloud Computing (AWS) is a plus. The ability to work with minimum oversight PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. EEO is the Law Poster EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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