Network Engineer (GAIT)
Active Date:
10/07/2020
Announcement#:
Location:
Ft Detrick, MD
Status:
Full-Time
Relocation:
No
Travel:
Up to 25% travel
Security Clearance:
Secret

Job Description:

Network Engineer

 

 

Seeking a Network Engineer to be filled at Fort Detrick, Maryland who will be primarily responsible for providing support to the Global Agile Integrated Transport (GAIT).

 

The candidate will provide support to GAIT in day to day operations and monitoring of the Clients network equipment availability and performance, respond to alerts and trouble tickets, and perform trouble shooting tasks. Candidate will provide support on a team responsible for designing, integrating, and improving the PM-Tactical Network’s infrastructure across various solutions. The candidate will also be responsible for support to the Army’s Regional Hub Node (RHN) O&M team to aid in implementation of solutions based on customer requirements. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Network Engineer duties will include managing various components of the infrastructure, including wired and wireless routers, switches, Cisco Voice over IP (VOIP) components, appliance based specialty networking or system hardware, configuration of alert management systems on other managed infrastructure components such as service desk tools, and monitoring and alerting infrastructure which serves as the nexus of the GAIT incident and alter management system. The candidate will create/review technical designs and make recommendations to the technical lead of the project regarding the security aspects of the solutions. Other duties include but are not limited to;

  • Bring an Innovative approach to the network field of expertise on a team.
  • Participate in the evaluation and recommendation of new security products, maintain knowledge of emerging cyber technologies for application to the enterprise.
  • Plan, Design, and Implement emerging technologies for added capabilities while also cutting costs.
  • Manage projects as a technical lead, possibly overseeing other engineers.
  • Brief senior leaders within the government on current projects and decision briefs for roadmap emerging technologies.
  • Document requirements and properly manage updates & deployments using existing change management processes.
  • Participate in the identification and resolution of complex infrastructure problems (Tier 3 support) utilizing structured trouble-shooting tools and techniques.
  • Provide cross-training and mentoring to existing engineering personnel in various fields.

Qualifications:  

  • Must have 8-10 years of Network Engineer experience or equivalent Bachelor's + 4-6 yrs. related experience, or MS + 2-4 yrs. experience 
  • Experience managing a large enterprise network
  • Experience including LAN and WAN technologies based on Cisco hardware and platforms
  • Experience and expertise in system architecture, planning, design, engineering, network management, operations and support of medium to large multi-services enterprise IP network which cover a regional to global geography

 

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of DoD IA/RMF and IT regulations and guidance
  • Strong knowledge of routing, switching, VPNs, PKI and CSfC
  • Hands-on experience with McAfee products such as ESM, email and web gateway.
  • Hands-on experience with Windows Server 2012R2, Windows 7/10, REL 6/7
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

 

Special Requirements

  • Candidates must have an active US Secret Clearance
  • 25% Travel may be required
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Shift work may be required
  • “On Call” may be required

 

Experience/Skill Requirements:

Network Engineer

 

 

Seeking a Network Engineer to be filled at multiple locations, with in the USA who will be primarily responsible for providing support to the Global Agile Integrated Transport (GAIT).

 

The candidate will provide support to GAIT in day to day operations and monitoring of the Clients network equipment availability and performance, respond to alerts and trouble tickets, and perform trouble shooting tasks. Candidate will provide support on a team responsible for designing, integrating, and improving the PM-Tactical Network’s infrastructure across various solutions. The candidate will also be responsible for support to the Army’s Regional Hub Node (RHN) O&M team to aid in implementation of solutions based on customer requirements. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

The Network Engineer duties will include managing various components of the infrastructure, including wired and wireless routers, switches, Cisco Voice over IP (VOIP) components, appliance based specialty networking or system hardware, configuration of alert management systems on other managed infrastructure components such as service desk tools, and monitoring and alerting infrastructure which serves as the nexus of the GAIT incident and alter management system. The candidate will create/review technical designs and make recommendations to the technical lead of the project regarding the security aspects of the solutions. Other duties include but are not limited to;

  • Bring an Innovative approach to the network field of expertise on a team.
  • Participate in the evaluation and recommendation of new security products, maintain knowledge of emerging cyber technologies for application to the enterprise.
  • Plan, Design, and Implement emerging technologies for added capabilities while also cutting costs.
  • Manage projects as a technical lead, possibly overseeing other engineers.
  • Brief senior leaders within the government on current projects and decision briefs for roadmap emerging technologies.
  • Document requirements and properly manage updates & deployments using existing change management processes.
  • Participate in the identification and resolution of complex infrastructure problems (Tier 3 support) utilizing structured trouble-shooting tools and techniques.
  • Provide cross-training and mentoring to existing engineering personnel in various fields.

Qualifications:  

  • Must have 8-10 years of Network Engineer experience or equivalent Bachelor's + 4-6 yrs. related experience, or MS + 2-4 yrs. experience 
  • Experience managing a large enterprise network
  • Experience including LAN and WAN technologies based on Cisco hardware and platforms
  • Experience and expertise in system architecture, planning, design, engineering, network management, operations and support of medium to large multi-services enterprise IP network which cover a regional to global geography

 

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of DoD IA/RMF and IT regulations and guidance
  • Strong knowledge of routing, switching, VPNs, PKI and CSfC
  • Hands-on experience with McAfee products such as ESM, email and web gateway.
  • Hands-on experience with Windows Server 2012R2, Windows 7/10, REL 6/7
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

 

Special Requirements

  • Candidates must have an active US Secret Clearance
  • 25% Travel may be required
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Shift work may be required
  • “On Call” may be required

 

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