Job ID: TT-1017
Job Title: Junior Network Engineer
Location: Colorado Springs
Clearance: Secret
Travel: None

Network Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Installs new releases and system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves network related problems.
• Perform system backups and recovery.
• Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure network integrity.
• Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
• Experienced in executing sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Perform a variety of tasks and work under general supervision.
• A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a project leader or manager.
• Implement, troubleshoot, monitor and maintain all aspects LAN/WAN/VPN/ networks for high availability of parallel development, testing and production environments.
• Collaborate with Software and Database Developers, Windows and Linux Server Administrators and Security personnel to analyze Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) requirements, troubleshoot anomalies and determine appropriate firewall configuration implementation.
• Draft and submit recommended change request proposals necessary for timely mitigation of POA&Ms and CVE findings.
• Maintain system compliance with DHS\FISMA IT Security and Information Assurance objectives concerning privacy of passenger screening information.

Security Clearance Requirements:
• Active DOD Secret clearance and ability to obtain agency suitability clearance

Experience Required:

Basic Qualifications:
• The ideal candidate will have the ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks, to prioritize competing priorities, work under a cross-matrix management structure, required to be on-call and respond in a timely manner, should be a quick learner, must be able to adapt to quickly evolving technology and priority changes and have a desire to work closely with other members of the IT/development team.

• Candidate should be a proactive self-starter with exceptional follow up skills.

• Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline with 2 or more years related professional experience.
• Education can be substituted for 9 years of experience and should have attained associate or professional level certifications from Cisco, Juniper or other vendors.

Security Clearance Requirements:
• Active DOD Secret clearance and ability to obtain agency suitability clearance

Skills Required:

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of network switching to include understanding of virtual port-channels (vPC aka MEC), spanning tree, first hop redundancy protocols, and security best practices.
• Experience with firewall concepts and configurations to include creating/modifying access control lists, network/port address translation, and virtual private networks.
• Experience with load balancing concepts and configurations to include layer4/layer7, SSL offloading, and health monitoring.
• Monitoring of all network components via SolarWinds.
• Specific hardware:
1. Cisco DNA Center
2. Cisco 4100 Firepower
3. Catalyst 9000
4. Cisco Firepower Management Center
5. Switching: Cisco 4500-E/4500R+E/3850/3750X/3560X
6. Firewalls: Cisco ASA 5555X/5545X/5525X+FirePOWER
7. Load balancers: F5 LTM, KEMP VLM

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