Network Engineer

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
15171
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Network Engineer will monitor existing network infrastructure and ensure proper operation of all network equipment including, installing, managing, maintaining and troubleshooting data network systems, including GigE, switching, hubs, routing protocols and protocol analyzers.

Responsibilities
  • Identify, troubleshoot and repair complex network problems.
  • Provide Information Assurance (IA) support to ensure all network specific hardware meets standard configurations guidelines per DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and receive all Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) security updates.
  • Update and maintain network architecture diagram and provide technical assistance for the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditations.
  • Coordinate and work closely with customer resources and configuration managers to manage and implement any changes to the architecture and monitor and troubleshoot communication issues.
  • Perform surveys, analyst and evaluate the performance and functionality of the customer backbone infrastructure; provide recommendations on improving performance and functionality.
  • Rapidly detect and resolve component and system failures and errors; operate and maintain the network and systems; install and replace network software and hardware; manage and administrator IDs, password and user profiles; and perform maintenance, including following power-off procedures to protect the system during emergency situations.
  • This position will require occasional after hours, on-call support.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5+ years of Network Administration/Engineering or related experience required.
  • DoD 8570 IAT II Certified.
  • TS/SCI clearance required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must have advanced working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook
  • Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols and standards and strong technical knowledge of telecommunications and networks devices
  • Ability to properly apply STIGS as needed
  • Ability to understand IAVAs and remediate issues as needed
  • #Chenega Decision Sciences, LLC

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