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Network Engineer

Full Time


Lorton, Virginia

Position Overview

Determines and supports Internetworking service requirements for switched networks; implements network systems and subsystems and associated hardware and software. Applies advanced consulting skills and/or extensive technical expertise; full industry knowledge. Develops innovative solutions to complex problems. Works without considerable direction; mentors and may supervise team members. Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years directly related experience or Master’s degree and 3+ years directly related experience. Years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree for certain roles. Certifications may be accepted in lieu of a degree for certain technical roles.

Job Description:

A well-designed network is critical to move data and enable the Army and DoD to achieve its mission, but how can an organization make sure its network will fit their current and evolving needs? Crafting the right network, with the right equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need you, a network engineer who knows how to craft the exact network the Army needs.

As a Network Engineer on our team, you’ll help the Army design and build a reliable network to support critical missions. You’ll work with SMEs, customers, and users to learn the strategic goals and operational needs that shape the network requirements. You’ll then plan the acquisition, installation, configuration, and maintenance of the network components. From resolving interoperability issues across platforms to supporting hardware acquisition, you’ll put your hardware and software talents to good use. This is your chance to grow your skills in communications while continuing to grow your network engineering experience. Join us as we help the Army network modernization initiatives.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in Telecom Engineering
  • Experience with Cisco VOIP
  • Experience in designing and implementing LANs or VLANs
  • Experience with routing Protocols and MULTICAST
  • Experience with network protocol analysis using Sniffer or Wireshark
  • Experience with VMware
  • B.A. or B.S. degree and 5+ years of experience
  • CCNA (CCNP preferred).
  • CompTIA Security+ (or ability to certify within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with commercial communications equipment
  • Knowledge of radio bridging and cross banding
  • Knowledge of RF engineering, Tactical Communication Systems, or Program Management preferred
  • Experience in engineering design, development, integration, installation, operation and maintenance of the WIN-T network


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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