Job ID: TT-1013
Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Clearance: Secret
Travel: None
Description:

• 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Analyze Network access trends and resolve bandwidth management issues for mission critical systems.
• Implement, troubleshoot, monitor and maintain all aspects LAN/WAN/VPN/ networks for high availability of parallel development, testing and production environments.
• Review SNMP alerts, use protocol-line analyzers (sniffers) and conduct log forensics in order to determine root cause analysis and resolution of complex issues.

• 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.

Minimum 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Routing experience to include static routes, EIGRP and route redistribution.
• Switching experience 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 –
• Switching: Cisco 4500-E/4500R+E/3850/3750X/3560X
• Firewalls: Cisco ASA 5555X/5545X/5525X+FirePOWER
• Load balancers: F5 LTM, KEMP VLM
Education/Certification Requirement:
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline with 5 or more years related professional experience. (Education can be substituted for 8 years of experience and should have attained associate or professional level certifications from Cisco, Juniper or other vendors).

Security Clearance Requirement:
Active DoD Secret and DHS suitability

Experience Required:

***** SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED*****

Education/Certification Requirement:
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline with 5 or more years related professional experience. (Education can be substituted for 8 years of experience and should have attained associate or professional level certifications from Cisco, Juniper or other vendors).

Skills Required:

• Routing experience to include static routes, EIGRP and route redistribution.
• Switching experience 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 –
• Switching: Cisco 4500-E/4500R+E/3850/3750X/3560X
• Firewalls: Cisco ASA 5555X/5545X/5525X+FirePOWER
• Load balancers: F5 LTM, KEMP VLM


Spread the word:

Back