Looking for a Network Engineer to provide cradle to grave support to a mission critical project. The selected candidate will maintain the network hardware and software as well as monitor the network to ensure network availability to all system users; and perform the necessary maintenance to support network availability. Tasks may include: participate in the development of new network designs, assess network management architecture, document the architecture, develop test plans, and conduct the testing effort. The candidate will be responsible for installations, upgrades, support and problem resolution for mainly Linux based operating system
Must be dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver. Must have the aptitude and attitude to tackle unsolved technical challenges.
Implementation of X.509 Certificates, secure socket layer (SSL)
Implementation of commercial & Type 1 encryption
Programming, configuring, and troubleshooting networks
Remote network and server administration
Implementing Virtual private network (VPN)
Routing and WAN connectivity
Unix (Linux, Solaris) Administration
Java Script, Linux Shell Script
IP-related services: TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol), UDP (User Datagram Protocol), ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol), PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol), SLIP (Serial Line Internet protocol)
Routing Services: DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), ARP (Address Resolution Protocol), RARP, CISCO
Application Services: HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol), FTP (File Transfer Protocol), NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol), SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
Connection Services: SOP, RMI, RPC (Remote Procedure Call).
Implements network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions and cutovers of network components and capabilities.
Assesses and documents current site network configuration and user requirements.
Modifies existing software to ensure efficiency and integrity between systems and applications.
Evaluates and recommends COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions
Travel required within WMA, and may be required Conus/Oconus locations to install, O&M, troubleshoot
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree.
6+ years of Network Engineering experience;
2+ years’ experience establishing and troubleshooting VPNs;
Knowledge and/or experience with policy-based routing;
2+ years’ experience with Unix Administration
4+ years’ VMWare experience;
Demonstrated understanding of IPv6 networks;
Experience with Type 1 encryption
Experience with remote Network and server administration
2+ year of experience coding in scripting languages (Perl, Python, and/or PowerShell)
Knowledge of and experience with networking and network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, routing, firewalls, SSH, VPNs).
CCNA certification at a minimum
JNCIA or JNCIP certification desired.
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