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Principal Network Engineer



Fort Gordon, GA

Position Overview

MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Candidate must be a US Citizen in order to obtain and maintain an interim and final security clearance.

Position Overview:  Design and implement network solutions to meet the needs on current and future missions.

  • Defining and Configuring IP number schemes.
  • Configuring various network nodes, such as switches and routers.
  • Cable networking nodes together using existing infrastructure or make new cabling as needed.
  • Integrate various vendor systems into network designs.
  • Analyze network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors.
  • Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business.
  • Configure network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance.
  • Evaluate services provided by vendors and vendor products.
  • Manage and Configure enterprise-level tools and products to provide network services, including: firewalls, IPS/IDS, DHCP, TACACS+, and VPN.
  • Use network monitoring tools such as SNMPc and Solarwinds Orion to evaluate network performance and usage.
  • Use software traffic generating tools such as IXCariot, MC Hammer, and JPERF to evaluate network stability and capacity.
  • Plan and Install wireless network solutions using commercial equipment such as 802.11 nodes.
  • Plan and Install wireless network solutions using existing or planned military equipment such as VHF/UHF Radios, Deployable SATCOM terminals, and tactical radio voice gateways.
  • Install antenna systems and connect to existing antenna systems.
  • Work with and evaluate systems designed to bring networking capabilities to the soldier and vehicle in the field and on the move.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
  • Virtualization experience with VM Ware and VCenter preferred.
  • Issue Resolution: Troubleshoots, diagnoses and resolves network problems. Researches, analyzes and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any network deficiencies or to enhance network performance.


Special Requirement

  • CCNA Required (Either Routing and Switching/Security).
  • CCNP Preferred (required after 6 months).
  • SEC+.
  • CEH.
  • Secret Clearance.


  • 20% to 30% travel expected.

Experience and Education

  • Five years experience or equivalent in the following areas: IP Networks, Subnetting, Network Security, COIP, Military Tactical Radios.
  • 255N Military experience preferred.

Benefits and unique perks offered, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) Matching Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Award Incentive Programs: Leader of the Year, Employee of the Quarter, Energy Award
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Referral Incentive Program
  • Employee Longevity Recognition

JANUS Research Group provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing:

Judy Pagac
Director of Human Resources
(706) 364-9100

Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within JANUS Research Group will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with JANUS Research Group.

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