All levels of Network Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.
The Network Engineer maintains smooth operation of voice and data networks. Plans, evaluates, coordinates and performs installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of voice and data networks hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings. Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions. Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems. May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment. May design network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following is required: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow, traffic and packet analysis.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with tools used for security analysis (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark, snort, ngrep, nmap, strings, hexdump, md5sum, systools) is required.
Experience with Security Event Incident Management, Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems (ArcSight, QRadar , Splunk, Mazu, Arbor, etc) is required.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with IDS systems (e.g., SNORT, SourceFire, Proventia, BroIDS) is required.
Leadership experience is desired. May perform team lead functions.
MANDATORY SKILLS: Six (6) or more years of software development experience required.
[A Masters degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience.]
Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Network Engineering or a related discipline is required.
[Eight (8) years of experience (for a total of fourteen (14) or more years) may be substituted for a degree.]
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or similar certification required.
DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I certification required.
IA level II or CND level II certification preferred (e.g., Security+, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, GCIH, GSEC certifications).
Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance required.
U.S. Citizenship required.
Support enterprise and development network infrastructure.
Support maintenance, troubleshooting and IA of network.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: TCP/IP, Cisco switches, routers, VLAN configuration, firewalls, VPN, storage (SANS, RAID, etc.), Network Intrusion Device Systems, etc.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: ACLs, IAVA, internal processes, STIGS, etc.
Evaluate, test, install and implement new and existing hardware and software across physical media, protocol stacks, switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices, and network management components.
Perform problem isolation and resolution of network problems through troubleshooting and devising effective solutions.
Install patches and maintain accurate records of program corrections and patch levels. Perform Network Management functions such as, network monitoring, network performance measurement and reporting.
Perform vulnerability scans, (e.g., Harris STAT, Retina).
Perform updates to network devices, including Firewalls, NIDS, switches, routers and crypto devices.
Maintain accurate records of program corrections and patch/update level.
Support development and maintenance of all required network policies and procedures
DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I required.
OPTIONAL SKILLS: Leadership experience is desired. May perform team lead functions.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification preferred.
Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology.
About Avid Technology Professionals
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
* A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
* Competitive Hourly Salary
* Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
* Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
* Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
* Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
* Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
* Progressive Overtime Policy
* Flexible Spending Account benefit
* Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
* Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
* Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
* Computer Allowance
* Internet Allowance
* Short and Long Term Disability
* Life Insurance