Senior Network Engineer (Active Secret Clearance)

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Posted: 08/27/2019 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 36548

Kavaliro has an immediate need for a Sr. Network Engineer to apply network standards, protocols, and procedures.  The Sr. Network Engineer will work with clients and customers to assess their requirements, provide information or assistance, explains the scope of available products and services; while being committed to quality deliverables.

What will help you succeed:
  • CompTIA, Security+ ce (Desired)
  • DoD Information Assurance (IA) certifications
  • Prior DISA experience
  • Computing Environnent (CE) certifications - CCNP

What you will work on:
    • Network standards, protocols, and procedures.
    • Capabilities and applications of network equipment including hubs, routers, switches, bridges, servers, transmission media, and related hardware the organization' s network architecture and infrastructure local area and wide area networking principles and concepts including bandwidth management.
    • Network systems design, development, testing, installation, operations, management, and maintenance concepts and methods the organization' s network architecture, topology, and protocols.
    • Assist in the development, configuration, installation, and maintenance of networked systems including local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs).
    • Perform routine network configuration management functions.
    • Provide network services that support business requirements.
    • Plan, design, develop, and integrate network systems consistent with existing or planned network infrastructures.
  • Attention to Detail - Demonstrates thoroughness and contentious attention to detail.
  • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers to assess their requirements, provide information or assistance, explains the scope of available products and services; is committed to quality deliverables.
  • Oral Communication - Expresses information effectively, listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds professionally.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations and resolve issues.

Requirements: (Clearance/Citizenship)
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Candidate must possess the following certifications in order to meet the DoD Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level III Information Assurance (IA) Requirement:
    • Applicant must have and maintain at least one of the following Information Assurance (IA) certifications prior to beginning employment:
      • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Required
      • CompTIA, Security+ ce (Desired)
      • CISCO, Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA-Security)
      • GIAC, Security Essentials Certification: (GSEC)
      • ISC2, System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
      • Higher certifications that meet IAT III requirements are also acceptable. (Must be approved and verified by management.)
  • Applicant must also have at least one of the following Computing Environment (CE) certifications within 180 days from their start date:
    • CISCO: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA (Required)
    • CISCO: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (Strongly Desired)

Experience:
  • DoD Experience - DISA Experience Preferred
  • Experience with one or more vendor applications:
    • CiscoWorks
    • Brocade Network Advisor
    • CA Spectrum
    • Infoblox
    • ForeScout CounterAct
    • Wireshark
  • Experience with one or more technologies:
    • MPLS/VPLS
    • VLAN' s
    • DHCP
    • VRRP
    • HSRP
    • BGP
    • OSPF
    • EIGRP
    • NAT/PAT
    • QOS
    • NAC
    • Spanning Tree
    • VPN
    • Commercial Circuits (T1' s, DS3' s OC3' s, TLS)
    • Etherchannel
    • Access-lists
    • WCCP Filters
    • Policy Routing
    • TFTP/SFTP
  • Experience with one or more vendor equipment:
    • CISCO/Brocade Routers and Switches
    • Cisco Sonet
    • Avaya
    • Cisco Wireless (WiSM, WCS, AP' s)
    • General Dynamic Taclanes
    • CISCO ACE hardware for load balancing
    • CISCO ASA/PIX Firewalls/FWSM
    • Cisco NAM
  • Extensive Network troubleshooting
  • Five (5) to Eight (8) years of technical support experience with IT Network operations, implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance support as well as supervisory skills in Network operations, management, and personnel.

Education:
  • High-school diploma or educational equivalent required; diploma from a technical or vocational school or have acquired equivalent military/DoD training.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Systems, or other related scientific or technical discipline is preferred.
  • Work experience or industry certifications demonstrating technical proficiency may be substituted for education requirements.
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