Network Engineer

Ft. Meade, MD

Industry: ALKU:Gov SysNet Job Number: 133535


Network Engineer

Candidates must  have Secret Clearance

Program Description:

The contract is looking for an assertive and self-confident network  Engineer to partner with the network team, program, and government customers to perform the duties as an Network  Engineer  located in Ft. Meade. This is a multi-tasking environment that demands customer service, communication, and organizational skills.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

In this role you will be in a lead of a small team responsible for all hands on work involving the installation and administration of Cisco switches and routers, Palo Alto firewalls and network management tools supporting the  networks on different domain classifications of the customer. The Network Engineer is responsible for deployment, integration, troubleshooting, installations, maintenance, cutovers and sustainment of IT backbone components. Maintain, support, and troubleshoot several classified, unclassified, standalone and forward facing networks to include: NIPRNET, SIPRNET, JWICS, and other networks as required. Creates, maintains, and implements detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures. Collaborates, designs and plans for network upgrades, capability enhancements and mission systems.

Required skills:
  • Security+
  • Demonstrated Network Engineering experience, including understanding of LAN/WAN operations and TCP/IP concept
  • Experience with Cisco switches and routers
  • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Managing Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Managing Port Security
  • Monitoring firewall traffic and configuring rule sets
  • Experience configuring and managing VLANs
  • STIG reviews and implementation

Desired skills:
  • VOIP
  • Working knowledge of the VPN and the Internet Protocol
  • Security (IPsec) that enables VPNs
  • Experience with IAVA, security checklists
  • CCNA or CCNP
  • Experience with tools supporting the network infrastructure such as SolarWinds
  • Experience with Quality of Service (QOS) Functions

Job Type:  FT

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