Network Engineer with Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Posting title
Network Engineer with Active TS/SCI Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen with an active Top Secret Clearance
DOJ/Leidos – Washington, D.C.
W2 with full benefits
18 month contract
Varying Available Shifts

Job Description:
Network Engineer to help support decisions for our customer in network security, network design, and administration.

Change Process: Must be able to understand requirements from a customer and support requirements, integrated into an operational network solution. This work may be done independently or as part of a team. Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Candidate should have experience with network security, including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, and load balancer experience. Candidate should have experience supporting these pieces and produce network implementation and migration plans. Must be able to test and support network enclaves in various stages of deployment. The position requires candidate to be able to produce and review technical documentation.

Incident Response: Troubleshoot network-related service issues including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow response class of problems. Outages may be on critical systems and candidates must be able to work methodically through these stressful events. Must be able to provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance

Required Skills:
•8+ years relevant work experience as a network engineer with a telecommunications equipment vendor, service provider, or a data center
•Professional level understanding of common network security controls, especially firewalls and intrusion prevention systems.
•Hands-on experience and support with Remedy.
•Support 24/7/365 network and service monitoring activities
•Work closely with the SOC and Service Desk to provide incident and problem management, escalating identified issues for other services to service owners as appropriate;
•Perform routine system maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, reporting, incident and problem management, and escalation as required
•Develop, maintain, and implement SOPs and other documentation.
•Hands-on experience with at least one of the following firewall platforms: Fortinet, Stongate, Cyberguard, Cisco ASA, or Palo Alto
•Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with GRE and IPSec.
•Hands-on experience with Cisco SSL-VPN technologies
•Hands-on experience with F5 load balancers is preferred
•Experience performing technical planning, system integration, Verification and validation, Cost and Risk, Supportability and effectiveness analyses for total system
•Experience as network engineer to help shape decisions for a customer or management in the area of network design and administration
•Experience in traffic flow analysis, network management, network topology design, security performance and fault tolerant architecture
•Experience configuring network equipment and services
•Experience producing network implementation and migration plans
•Support network enclaves in various stages of deployment
•Must be able to produce and review technical documentation
•Must be able to provide recommendations to optimize network operation and performance

Desired Skills:
•Bachelor's degree in related discipline and 8+ years relevant experience, additional years experience and/or relevant certifications will be considered in lieu of degree
•Hands-on experience with the following cisco routing switching platforms: 6500 series, nexus 7k, 5k, and 2k
•Professional level understanding and hands-on experience with TCP-IP as well IP routing protocols especially OSPF, EIGRP, and GBP
•Professional level understanding and hands-on working knowledge of Cisco IOS
•Experience configuring and Monitoring LAN/WAN equipment, Including routers and switches
•Hands-on experience with netScout
•Hands-on experience with Cisco VSS Technology
•Hands-on experience with Cisco / Tandberg VTC infrastructure equipment
•Hands-on experience with Linux, BSD, or AIX Systems
•Hands-on experience developing scripts using various shells and other scripting languages (for example Perl, TCL, Expect)
•Good understanding of network and server virtualization
•Professional level understanding of mobile device management framework such as AirWatch
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Audit and assess network enclaves against customer service requirements and best practices
•Formulate network management strategies
•Experience providing recommendation to optimize Network Operation and Performance

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District of Columbia