Senior Network Engineer – Multiple Openings, MD, DC, & NVA

Website Applied Network Solutions, Inc.

Clearance:

TS/SCI+

Position description:

The Sr. Network Engineer will perform engineering services to enable all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, sustainment of existing networks, and identification/ correction of complex internetwork issues. Implements and sustains Wide area networks (WANs), Campus Area Networks (CANs), Data Center Networks/Interfaces (DCN/DCI), Network Security (NETSEC) and Tactical/ Deployable Networking Systems; Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a networked enterprise environment; Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends modification of network configurations.

Responsibilities

  • Perform site surveys, system installations, configuration management, maintenance, modernization, and sustainment of a global Enterprise Network
  • Perform Connectivity engineering services to pre and post deployment tests
  • Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate
  • Resolve complex network problems, operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, network simulators
  • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput
  • Validate new and existing dataflow and data formats
  • Lead large deployment and maintenance efforts of dynamic requirements and schedule
  • Work with System engineers, customers, and cross organizational teams to refine requirements
  • Coordinate with appropriate dataflow organizations and end-customer recipients, follow-on data repositories and tasking organizations and understand potential adverse impacts on system-wide dataflow
  • Perform security testing and design evaluations
  • Use Government standards to configure interconnects between data centers, networks and security boundaries
  • Draft technical requirements, configuration management, and planning documentation
  • Perform QC, QA, and CM services
  • Design, integrate, configure, deploy, test and maintain numerous types of network devices, interfaces and technologies to include VPN, VRF, VSS, BGP and OSPF routing, and VLAN
  • Optimize end-to-end system performance (capacity, margins, data quality, etc.) and dataflow management
  • Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components
  • Coordinate with the system engineering and dataflow efforts to ensure proper mission operations with minimal down time
  • Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design

Qualifications

  • Multi-vendor infrastructure platforms (Cisco, Brocade, Juniper, Arista)
  • Network encryption devices and WAN accelerators
  • Multi-vendor Layer 3 routing protocols (BGP, OSFP, EIGRP, IGRP, HSRP, VRRP)
  • Virtual Private Networking (MPLS, GRE, L2VPN, EVPN, Pseudowire, IPsec, MACSEC)
  • Data center architectures and converged networks
  • Current networking trends, including commercial implementations of Software Defined Networks (SDN)
  • Load balancing and Application Delivery Controller technologies and implementations
  • WAN architectures (Carrier Ethernet, Optical Fabrics (OTN), SONET)
  • Network monitoring tools (NetFlow Tracker, HP Network Node Manager, Cisco LMS, Cisco Call Manager, Wireshark, and Splunk)
  • Network Modeling (RiverBed/OPNet, NetSim)
  • Network Boundary (Firewalls (Palo Alto, Cisco FIREPOWER), IPSEC/SSL VPN Concentrators)
  • Cross Domain Solutions (SafeNet MDeX System, OWL Cyber Defense Cross Domain Solutions)

Education/Certification

  • Bachelor’s in Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, IT or related field plus 6 years of relevant experience, OR a Master’s plus 4 years of relevant experience, OR Doctorate plus 2 years of relevant experience. The following may also be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position: an Associate’s degree plus 8 years of relevant experience

 

 

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