Network Engineer /BP

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Network Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ122843

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

The Network Engineer shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Knowledge of software defined networking (SDN), specifically VXLAN (Virtual extensible LAN) Knowledge and experience in constructing/maintaining complex networks to include switching, routing and firewalls, both physical (Cisco, Brocade, Pal Alto) and virtual (VMWare Distributed Switching0 Expert knowledge of various protocols to include OSPF, EIGRP, and DMVPN.
  • Act as a System Administrator for both in-house equipment and that in the field
  • Incorporate new technology into advanced development prototypes for next-generation front-end systems
  • Provide engineering support for network processor research labs, fielding of systems, and support of fielded systems


Possession of two (2) or more of the following certifications is required: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technically similar degree from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree

Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience establishing LANs, to include creation and configuration of common services

Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of seven (7) years assembling and configuring equipment racks comprised of RAIDs, switches, and Linux hosts, and the installation of fiber optic and copper cabling

Within the last ten (10) years, a minimum of seven (7) years administering Linux systems, to include installation of servers using PXE (e.g. Cobbler/Kickstart), producing RPMs for custom software installation, and/or the installation of Ubuntu and RedHat

Within the last seven (7) years, a minimum of five (5) years’ experience with large system administration (>100 nodes) for geographically distributed systems of systems

Within the last five (5) years, a minimum of three (3) years’ experience programming in C and/or C++

Demonstrated experience with the reconfiguration & recompiling of Linux kernels

Demonstrated experience with GUI development

Compliant in DD8570 and certified in operating systems.

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