Sr Network Engineer

We are seeking Senior Network Engineers to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

- Plans, evaluates, coordinates, tests, installs and successfully implements new and existing hardware and software across physical media, protocol stacks, switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices, and other network components
- Performs problem isolation and resolution of network problems through troubleshooting and devising effective solutions
- Installs patches and maintains accurate records of network changes and patch/update levels
- Performs network management functions such as network monitoring, maintenance, IA, performance measurement and reporting
- Performs vulnerability scans (e.g., Harris STAT, Retina)
- Performs updates to network devices including firewalls, NIDS, switches, routers and crypto devices
- Maintains technical expertise in all relevant areas of voice and data networks, hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
- Proposes solutions to management that meet communication requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings
- Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions, network policies, and procedures
- Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems
- May need to coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment.

Required Skills:
- U.S. Citizenship
- Active Top Secret (TS) clearance. Must be able to obtain TS/SCI clearance.
- 6+ years of directly relevant experience
- Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow, traffic and packet analysis
- Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with tools used for security analysis (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark, snort, ngrep, nmap, strings, hexdump, md5sum, systools)
- Experience with Security Event Incident Management, Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems (ArcSight, QRadar , Splunk, Mazu, Arbor, etc)
- Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with IDS systems (e.g., SNORT, SourceFire, Proventia, BroIDS)
- Demonstrated experience with one of more of the following: BGP, IGRP, DNS, VVRP, resilient network design, VLAN's, VPN's, NetFlow, packet capture technologies
- Experience and/or familiarity with ACLs, IAVAs, and Certification & Accreditation (ICD 503/DCID 6/3) processes as they apply to network engineering lifecycles
- Proficiency with MS Office Applications
- Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations

Desired Skills:
- Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques for networks
- Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology
- Leadership experience is desired. May perform team lead functions.

Required Education:
BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.