Senior Network Engineer with a TS SCI Clearance
Location: Lorton, VA; onsite 5 days a week in a SCIF
Salary up to $210,000 with bonus and incredible benefits
You must possess an active TS/SCI clearance. An active DOD 8570 IAT Level 1 is a plus, or the firm will help you get it.
Substantive and cutting-edge work and fantastic management
This International employee-focused State-of-the-Art Government Contractor provides migration, networking, computing, and security for hybrid cloud environments with cutting-edge contracts nationwide. The firm seeks a highly skilled and experienced Network Engineer to join our dynamic team in Lorton, Virginia.
As a Senior Network Engineer, you will provide senior-level support for our network infrastructure, focusing on LAN/WAN designs, configurations, management, and Azure networking. You will handle tier 3 engineering escalations and troubleshooting, monitor network health, provide training, and create comprehensive documentation. If you deeply understand network technologies, including Azure networking, and possess excellent problem-solving skills, we want to hear from you!
- Design, configure, and manage LAN/WAN infrastructure, including Azure networking components, to ensure optimal network performance and reliability.
- Resolve complex network issues escalated from lower tiers with a focus on timely resolution and minimal impact on operations.
- Monitor network performance, proactively identify potential issues, and implement corrective measures to maintain network health and availability.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement network security policies, procedures, and best practices, specifically in an Azure networking environment.
- Conduct regular network performance analysis and capacity planning to anticipate future requirements and make recommendations for network enhancements, emphasizing Azure networking.
- Provide training to junior network engineers and support staff on network technologies, best practices, and troubleshooting techniques, including Azure networking concepts.
- Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation related to network designs, configurations, processes, and procedures, focusing on Azure and networking components.
- Must be within driving distance of Lorton, VA OR are willing to relocate there (Relocation Assistance Package Available)
- Must be willing to work onsite (This role may include the need to work outside of core hours on high-priority investigations and may also include on-call responsibilities)
- Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance or above
- An active DOD 8570 IAT Level 1 or greater is helpful
- 7+ years of networking engineering experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
- Proven experience working as a Network Support Specialist or in a similar role, with a deep understanding of LAN/WAN designs, configurations, management, and Azure networking.
- In-depth knowledge of network protocols, including TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, SNMP, VPN, and routing protocols (e.g., BGP, OSPF).
- Experience with network security technologies within an Azure networking environment, such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, and access control systems.
- Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to effectively identify and resolve complex network issues.
- Proficiency in network monitoring and management tools (e.g., Wireshark, SolarWinds, Nagios), with experience in monitoring Azure networking components.
- Familiarity with network hardware and software, including routers, switches, load balancers, and network operating systems (e.g., Cisco, Juniper), as well as Azure networking components like virtual networks, subnets, VPN gateways, and Azure ExpressRoute.
About the Firm:
We believe our people should work independently, but we value teamwork.
- We offer performance appraisals regularly, so you can look forward to advancing your career
- We offer a community of virtue-centered co-workers and clients
- We offer a “NO-Jerk zone” where kindness, respect, and camaraderie are key
- We provide ongoing learning and development opportunities to foster continuous growth
- You will be part of a virtue-centered team that values their work and teammates
The firm offers extensive Medical, Dental, Vision and prescription Insurance, pays 80% of the premiums, free life insurance, STD/LTD, Accidental Death, and Dismemberment & Worker’s Compensation. A 401(k) Retirement Plan, an annual Performance/Profit-Sharing bonus program, and a stock incentive plan.
The firm offers tuition reimbursement per calendar year for eligible fees and expenses of a degree related to your job for career advancement. In addition, the firm will pay for IT training as required and offers a bonus program for certifications achieved while at the firm.
PTO is 120 hours (15 days) per year plus nine company holidays.
The firm offers other unique benefits, such as affordable Legal Services and Identity Theft Protection services. The firm provides a monthly phone and Internet allowance, plus a company laptop and service plan.