Network Routing Design Engineer - Homebased (Secret Clearance Required)
|Alexandria, Virginia - United States
$55.00 - $60.00 - US Dollars - Hourly
WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
The Sr. Network Routing Design Engineer supporting the U.S. Navy NGEN program will be expected to perform the following Overall Responsibilities:
- Manages technical expertise in developing, deploying, and managing professional services solutions exclusively to Federal Government clients on a fee-for-service or billable hours basis.
- Develops and applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of advanced system requirements and problems.
- Plans, develops and technically directs projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
- Develops investigations and tests of considerable complexity.
- Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
- Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management.
- Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services. Consults on technical implications to other organizations.
- Oversees work of lower-level engineers
- Evaluates and design communication hardware and software, troubleshoots LAN/BAN/WAN and other network related problems, provides technical expertise for performance, design and configuration of networks.
- Support traffic analysis and traffic shaping design plans.
- Design the capabilities and features that allow end users to for access of internal and external web content via Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and HTTPS protocols.
- Design capabilities for caching and proxy, to include control of content accessed through proxy (Filter by category, allow policy application scheduling, and apply updates of automated filter categories from a Government approved industry provider).
- Assist with the development and integration of identity and access management requirements and monitor security updates in accordance with Government policies.
- Design and integrate multivendor solutions utilizing Cisco, Juniper, Brocade and other vendor technologies.
- Design, Develop and Integrate network routing utilizing Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortage Path First (OSPF), and perform network security utilizing Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF), Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), Access Control List (ACL), Internet Protocol Security (IPSEC) and Layer 2 Virtual Private Network (L2 VPN).
Required Skills, Certification, Experience, and Education:
- In-depth knowledge of BGP, OSPF and other routing protocols, particularly standards-based.
- Must be able to integrate multiple routing protocols (i.e. route redistribution)
- Understanding of TCP protocols and OSI layers
- Comprehensive knowledge of Routers and Switches, Installing and Troubleshooting
- Experience using Network Management tools. Review and evaluate various testing reports, such as ACAS, and effectively mitigate reported vulnerabilities and help assess risks.
- Advanced knowledge of QOS, IPSEC, GRE
- Expert knowledge of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Minimum 10 years related IT experience with multi-vendor networks
- Experience with formal Systems Engineering processes/methodologies
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Certified in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician Level III.
- Advanced industry certification – CCNP, JNCIP, etc.
- Must possess ITIL V3.
- Experience working in large Tier 1 carrier networks
- Experience with Navy/Marine Corps, DISA and Joint interoperability of network design, integration and implementation.
- Experience with MPLS Carrier supporting Carrier
- Experience working in Agile and DevOps environments
- CISSP Certification
Required Clearance: DoD Secret Clearance Required