Network Engineer

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Job Location: NSA National Business Park (NBP), Annapolis Junction, MD

Clearance Required: Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active TS/SCI clearance granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency. Must have an active Full Scope Polygraph (FSP).

Background:
Assured Consulting Solutions provides strategic and innovative solutions for customer needs across the business, technology, and organizational spectrum. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators.
 
A Federal Customer delivers enterprise information technology (EIT) services to an extended, global environment supporting the organization’s most important collection, analysis, processing, and dissemination missions. This customer seeks to decrease complexity of service delivery, increase agility to adapt to evolving mission needs, minimize entanglements among service providers, and improve EIT reliability and availability. To deliver this goal, ACS is supporting a migration of all sites to a managed service approach, delivering effective and efficient support worldwide while maintaining centralized visibility and control. We are supporting the implementation of an integrated delivery and monitoring approach to effectively support these distributed sites.
 
We are seeking a highly motivated Network Engineer to join our team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide engineering expertise to analyze hardware systems, hardware design, architecture, and network design
  • Procure and perform acceptance testing on equipment
  • Prepare specifications for hardware by analyzing documented and derived system requirements
  • Conduct site surveys
  • Prepare engineering plans and site Technical Design Packages
  • Configure (and document configuration of) computers, networking devices, and various peripheral equipment
  • Prepare site installations and test reports
  • Ensure that problems have been properly identified and solutions will satisfy user requirements
  • Design, develop, and maintain client network infrastructure
  • Facilitate the evaluation, design, and implementation of secure, high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to CAN and LAN designs
  • Design, integrate, configure, deploy, test, and maintain numerous types of network devices, interfaces, and technologies
  • Possess a strong working knowledge and understanding of network protocols and technologies, to include QoS, MPLS, VLAN, VPN, VRF, VSS, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, and other dynamic protocols
  • Participate in network solution review processes and conduct prototyping, integration, testing and certification of solutions in a lab environment
  • Draft technical requirements, engineering documents, configuration documents, training manuals and troubleshooting processes, updating as needed
  • Work with system engineers, customers, and cross organizational teams to refine requirements
  • Perform detailed failure analysis to determine root cause and follow-up activities
  • Optimize end-to-end system performance (e.g., capacity, margins, data quality, etc.) and dataflow management
  • Possess strong communication skills, as well as excellent teaming skills and a positive, customer-focused attitude
  • Serve as a role model to less experienced personnel
Required Qualifications:
  • PRIVAC SYS 2
  • DoD 8570 - Security +
Desired Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with configuration management in support of ServiceNow and ongoing synchronization with a centralized CMS
Education Qualifications:
Requires Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Five (5) years of additional engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
 
Years of Experience:
14+ years of experience w/ Bachelor’s
19+ years of experience w/ HS Diploma

Position Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day
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