Network Engineer / Enterprise Watch

Location: Springfield, VA
Education and Experience Required:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. Four (4) years of related experience may be substituted for a degree.

Clearance Required:
Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active Top Secret clearance with SCI access and CI Polygraph granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency

Job Location:
Springfield, VA (NGA New Campus East-NCE) or St. Louis, MO (NGA New Campus West-NCW)

Background:
A Federal Services information technology (IT) customer requires support of the enterprise IT environment. Under this contract, Assured Consulting provides direct assistance to the customer in IT services ranging from process engineering to systems administration with a core focus on customer engagement and satisfaction resulting in expedited throughput and deployment of mission based assets and services. 

Assured Consulting Solutions is seeking a highly motivated Network Engineer. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • ​Monitor operational activities of all cells within the ESC to maintain centralized situational awareness of the overall health of NGA IT services;
  • Communicate the status of health and operational activities to Government Duty Officers (GDOs). When requested, brief senior leadership on the status of the enterprise as well as any enterprise risks (including likelihood and impact) and/or issues (including impacts and corrective actions being taken);
  • Recommend appropriate mitigation activities to minimize down time, minimize mission impact and restore services as soon as possible;
  • Assist the GDO in assessing the impact of events and incidents on mission capability, prioritizing service restoration activities, and providing final assessment of mission impacts prior to conducting authorized outages;
  • Coordinate with any impacted mission partners during unscheduled outages to advise of outage status, remediation actions, and projected restore times;
  • Manage, maintain, and update an electronic dashboard and scorecard capable of providing real-time, near-real-time, snap-shot, and historical reporting of IT service performance and progress information related to NGA mission success requirements and IT service level achievement objectives;
  • Upon Government request, build reports and conduct trend analysis on service performance for monitored assets
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, and/or maintains both hardware and software needed for network communications including local area networks (LAN)s, wide area networks (WAN)s, the Internet, intranets, and other data communication systems;
  • Performs design, engineering, implementation, maintenance, and upgrade of the local area networks (LAN)s and/or wide area network (WAN), and/or security infrastructure;
  • Develops network support processes, procedures and guidelines for troubleshooting network events and performing sustaining tasks;
  • Acts as the technical interface with vendors and other external stakeholders and reviews/makes recommendations on network and/or security service/maintenance arrangements;
  • Designs and maintains network environments to comply with relevant compliance standards and evaluates, consults and makes technology recommendations to senior management;
  • Reviews technical documentation of supported environments to ensure that documentation is accurate and up-to-date
 
Job Requirements:
  • DoD 8570 Compliance IAM III (CAP, GSLC, Security+ CE) with the appropriate computing environment certification(s) for tools and devices supported
  • Possesses experience with most common network components to include routers, switches, firewalls, protocols, VoIP, DNS, remote access, VPN, routing, and switching;
  • Also has knowledge of TCP/IP routing technologies including OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP, in addition to knowledge of applicable business lines/industries;
  • Communicates complex concepts and data effectively and creatively (both written and oral) across multiple organizations, both internal & external, and with executive company and customer management;
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of existing network and/or security hardware and software in use to provide third-tier technical and administrative support, and provide complex internal analysis and support of the network and/or security infrastructure
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