Network Engineer w/Active Top Secret Clearance

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Network Engineer w/Active Top Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
US Citizen with Active Top Secret Clearance Required.
Estimated duration Ongoing.
W2 with full benefits
Some travel may be required
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Pay range $32-54/hr.
Labor Category: Network Specialist (Entry Level/Journeyman/Senior)

Job Description:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). This position will be to setup and maintain network infrastructure (switches, routers, etc…) and their configurations.  The position is a self-lead position to not only work network incidents, outage, but the deployment/extension of the network.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Providing technical support in all areas of networking, such as routers, firewalls, bridges, gateways, etc. 
• Evaluating, coordinating and performing installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of networks. Perform day-to-day network sustainment activities.
• Creating and maintaining network documentation. Assist with design, implementation, and integration of network changes.

Required Skills:
• The candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America
• Active Top Secret Clearance Required.
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Some Travel May be required.
• Requires a BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience.  In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience may be considered.
• 3 years’ experience in maintenance, and operation of large enterprise networks
• Experience in supporting classified networks
• Experience with VLAN, routing, IP addressing and sub-netting.
• Experience troubleshooting and configuring IP networks using at least one of the following routing methods: BGP, ISIS, OSPF or Static routing.
• Experience with enterprise IP networks using Cisco and/or Juniper routers

Desired Skills:
• COMSEC experience or certifications
• Experience with Solar Winds
• Experience with both Juniper and Cisco network equipment
• Experience with F5 load balancing systems
• Experience with configuring and maintaining firewalls in an enterprise environment
• Cisco or Juniper certifications

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