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Job Number:
652393
Job Category:
Information Technology - Networks
Location:
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The ISR MEP/PED Systems Division currently has an opening for a Network Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO. The position will support the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Operations Center (ROC)

program, as well as the other programs within the division.

You will serve as a Network Engineer on an Engineering Team in support a full spectrum of division activities primarily focused on network engineering related to mission systems operations within or in support of aircraft platforms. As a subject matter expert you will inject into each stage of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle to include but not limited to, requirements analysis, network system design, network system integration, functional testing, and all associated documentation. Primary duties are technically hands on and include the research, development, integration, testing, troubleshooting, and fielding of network hardware, software, and appliances.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong background and experience in network engineering or related information technology field to include the ability to integrate, troubleshoot, and test network hardware and software.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead installation, configuration, and maintenance of network services, equipment and devices.
  • Support administration of servers and server clusters, manage all system back-up and restore protocol, plan and support network and computing infrastructure, monitor system performance and implement performance tuning.
  • Perform network design, integration, troubleshooting, testing, and documentation
  • Develop network test plans that validate requirements
  • Develop and maintain network systems engineering documentation and diagrams
  • Develop technical and programmatic assessments and evaluate engineering and integration initiatives and provide technical support to assess security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Support engineers of other disciplines in the design, integration, and security posture of products
  • Assist Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) in the development and maintenance of multiple accreditation packages
  • Contribute to pre, peri, and post Authority to Operate (ATO) assessments
  • Assist with other systems engineering activities as directed by superviso
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Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline; additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • 4-8 years of related experience
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI
  • Certifications: Any DoD 8570 certifications of IAT Level II or higher or IAM Level I or higher (e.g. Security+ CE, CISSP, CISM)
  • Candidate must be familiar with the Cisco IOS, IP routing protocols, long haul communication transport, WAN protocols, network test equipment, and NSA type 1 encryption devices.
  • Require C4ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Intelligence Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) experience.
  • Excellent communication skills in team environments and superior customer service skills
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to rack up servers and IT equipment in accordance with installation prints and physically lift 50lbs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with NIST RMF SP 800-53
  • Experience with virtualized environments, multi-level security solutions, and cross domain solutions
 
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