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Network Engineer

Company: 4S
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen eligible for a DoD Secret Clearance. Must be a U.S. Citizen. A high-level Department of Defense (DoD) active security clearance may be required. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to government information. Job Summary: Network Engineer to perform tasks (with varying degrees of supervision) related to the design and implementation of integrated networks, including labor, hardware, software, and support facilities and/or equipment. Plan and perform network engineering research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with network design, engineering, and customer specifications. Coordinate the activities of Network Technicians assigned to specific network engineering projects. Key Responsibilities:
--- Support consists of implementing user requested changes, troubleshooting and resolution of user reported problems/incidents, and working with System Administrators, Developers, and Engineers further enhance NASA's network stability and protections.
--- Develop scripts and procedures to streamline day-to-day operations tasks.
--- Participate in tasks as part of major deployments and upgrades of the Firewall systems to include but not limited to: Hardware replacement, Software upgrades, and Vulnerability mitigations.
--- Analyze, plan, modify, and maintain network firewalls.
--- Conduct internal studies of network firewalls performance and traffic analysis.
--- Evaluate new technologies, and conducts testing of network and firewall (security) systems.
--- Other duties as assigned. Qualifications:
--- 3-12 years of experience
--- Bachelor's or AA/AS
--- Ability to use and apply technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques (such as firewall rules management and implementation, route tracing, sniffer)
--- Able to receive assignments in the form of objectives and establish goals to meet outlined objectives.
--- Clear understanding of routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF
--- Strong understanding of network protocols such as TCP and UDP
--- CCNA certification
--- Experience with any of the following a plus: Cisco Firewall (FW), FortiManager, FortiWeb, FortiAnalyzer, CCMP Benefits:

  • Employer Paid Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • PTO
  • Tuition ReimbursementPhysical Requirements: Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required. Possible lifting up to 50 lbs. Please note: 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: 4S, Washington DC , Network Engineer, Engineering , Washington, DC

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