Job Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Herndon

Network Engineer must maintain a strong awareness of technical equipment; be able to apply the Sponsor’s project management model for development and installation efforts; and provide build, testing, analysis, deployment, and troubleshooting/lifecycle support for innovative hardware/software/ network systems and applications.
Support includes procurement of required equipment or components to support build-out of communications systems; uncrating, set-up and build-out of new equipment. Hardware and software configuration and customization of packages, system integration and testing of built packages, pack-out and shipment of the completed packages. System integration and testing of built packages, preparation of customer system documentation, conducting site surveys as needed prior to installation, drawings of rack elevations, training of onsite customer personnel on installed packages, test, inspection, verification of all customer communications systems ensuring compliance with COMSEC policies and procedures and project management requirements.

Required Skills:

Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with FSP clearance to be considered for this position
• Must have experience working with Customer Enterprise Network; 3 years minimum experience.
• Must understand Customer security standards and approval process
• Must be familiar with Type 1 encryption devices utilized by the Customer.
• Must have knowledge of Cisco Routing and Switching, and network architecture planning. Ability to configure and manage Cisco ASA appliances.
• Must have knowledge of remote administration and secure Virtual Private Networking.
• Must understand commercial encryption standards and their application in IP networking.
• Must have knowledge of VPN technologies, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IP Multicasting
• Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
• Must have knowledge of Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) IEEE standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n and how to apply them to an enterprise network architecture.
• Experience building, configuring, supporting and deploying tactical packages to the field. Placing orders for required equipment or components to support build-out of tactical communications packages under customer procurement efforts.
• Knowledge of SIGINT collection equipment and experience with installation.
• Knowledge with wireless technologies to include GSM/CDMA.
• Strong background in Microsoft Systems Engineering and providing support to those systems.
• Strong recent experience in Windows platform operating system and Microsoft applications including Windows 10 and Server 2012 / 2016 suite.
• Knowledge of virtualization products with a focus on Hyper-V.
• Knowledge of TCIP/IP routing and use of secure scripts.
• Experience providing Tier 3 Support to technical systems.
• Experience configuring, installing and maintaining network multi-layer switches, routers, firewalls, workstations, satellite, and secure communications
• Experience installing and terminating fiber optics and Ethernet cables
• Experience with McAfee product suite.
• Experience conducting site surveys prior to installation activities.
• Ability to interpret drawings of rack elevations, system component front and back views, wiring interconnect diagrams, wire lists, and networks
• Possess knowledge and ability to provide training to onsite personnel on developed and installed packages
• Ability to test, inspect and verify all customer tactical communications systems ensuring compliance with COMSEC policies and procedures and project management requirements.
• Demonstrated strong performance as a technical leader working in a multi-contractor, on-site and virtual environment
• Demonstrated capacity to understand and communicate technical ideas, concepts, and thoughts across multiple technical and non-technical stakeholders.
• Ability to work in fast pace, high pressure environment.
• Demonstrated ability to independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

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