Architecture Engineer

Chantilly, VA, 1099, W2

Although this position focuses on CAN/LAN, this opportunity offers the ability to learn and work on Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Responsibilities

  • Interpret customer requirements and apply standard design approaches for service delivery. Fully document designs with diagrams, bill of materials, cabling sheets, configurations, and other supporting documents.
  • Use private test lab to evaluate new technologies and capabilities, test proposed changes to production networks, and recreate troubleshooting scenarios to support the production enterprise network
  • Schedule maintenance windows for migrating user connections from legacy to the modern infrastructure. Transition services with little to no impact on critical data flows.
  • Provide technical expertise to operations engineers and technicians, supporting fault isolation and resolution. Solve tough problems with innovative and scalable solutions.
  • Develop secure network designs including configurations that align with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and enterprise policies. Obtain Authority to Operate (ATO) for new devices, software, and capabilities.
  • Supervise (not manage) other network support specialists to plan, coordinate, and implement network services
  • Develop and improve design products, processes, and systems for our team to work efficiently and effectively

Requirements

  • TS/SCI CI Poly Clearance
  • 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a doctorate and 8 years of experience OR a master’s and 10 years, a bachelor’s and 12 years, an associates and 14 years or HS and 16 years.
  • Compliance with DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 (Security+ CE)
  • Experience specific to Network Engineering to include Tier3 or higher network operations and/or network design and implementation
  • Prior responsibility for production network hardware configurations for Cisco, Brocade, and/or Juniper
  • Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard routing protocols in a production network, such as Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) or Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard switching and trunking protocols in a production network, such as Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), 802.1q, and port-channels

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