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).
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
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, master’s and 10 years, bachelor’s and 12 years, associates and 14 years or HS diploma 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
Network engineering and design experience specific to CAN/LAN. Experience should include application of industry standards, developing configurations, and integration of solutions into production environments
Network engineering and design experience with MPLS WANs, network management tools, and firewalls
Expert knowledge of routing and switching protocols and the ability to demonstrate knowledge through briefings and documentation. Extensive Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) experience a plus. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent knowledge.
Ability to obtain a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification within one year from the date of hire
Initiative and disciplined to work unsupervised as part of a network engineering team. Experience establishing process, developing documents, and organizing repositories a plus