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Network Engineer
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

Description:Are you ready to take your career to a new level and work at an extraordinary company in Herndon, VA?

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems.

Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus - if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Do you have a passion for working on emerging technologies? Cyber is an essential element of Space's strategy for growth as these skillsets have become essential to meeting customer and internal needs. In support of new programs, our Cyber Exploitation teams are building capabilities and specialized tools and techniques. We are increasing focus and emphasis on our customer's hardest problems, including challenges unique to the cyber security tools and integrated effects.

Are you an accomplished Network Engineer? If so, we have an opportunity for you to join our team in the Herndon, VA area on existing and upcoming programs/task orders.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

* Maintaining all documentation required for the network, supporting customer systems as assigned.
* Providing installation, configuration, and operational use of network devices including firewalls, systems, and network traffic analyzers.
* Providing installation, configuration, and operational use of commercial computer tools and products.
* Collecting on-net signatures for network devices and identifies those signatures that are unique to a particular device.
* Providing support to developers by evaluating tools and techniques with the above mentioned products and tools.
* Mitigating router and switch security vulnerabilities.
* Establishing and maintaining system security documentation.
* Identifying technical issues, and provide technical recommendations for anomalies.
* Collaborating with other engineering disciplines and departments to provide design and development solutions.
* Ensuring that projects are completed on schedule.
* Designing and defining system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems.
* Determining systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security.
* Coordinating design of subsystems, and integration of total system.
* Developing and recommending corrective actions.
* May provide technical guidance for database administrators and software developers.
* Development, design, ongoing maintenance, trouble ticket resolution.
* Device configuration.
* Crypto device support.
* Troubleshooting.
* Evenings and weekends may be required occasionally based on program schedule (installation) or customer outages.

Basic Qualifications:

* Experience designing, installing, configuring, troubleshooting wired networks.
* Knowledge of firewall applications, set up, maintenance and troubleshooting.
* Knowledge of IPS/IDS.
* Knowledge of switches and routers.
* Knowledge of networking fundamentals such as VLANs, subnets, protocols, and standards.
* Knowledge of OPSF, BGP, Multicast, IPv4, IPv6, QOS.

Desired Skills:

* Network Operating System Certification (Cisco/Juniper/Aruba preferred).
* CCNP, CCIE, CISSP desired.
* DoD 8570 experience.
* Visio drawing experience.
* Development and integration mindset.
* Experience in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Project).
* Experience with Juniper equipment (routers or other).
* Experience with crypto devices (KG-175 or similar).
* NOC or Tech Control experience a plus.
* Ability to design, write, and execute test plans.
* Must be able to work in a development/production/operational environment.
* Experience in designing and implementing network architecture scenarios containing various operating system and application versions to include , Solaris, and Windows.
* Ability to replicate real world network and system scenarios in a lab environment.
* Technical writing skills capable of accurately describing lab design, usage, and testing procedures.
* Strong troubleshooting skills.
* Good interpersonal skills.
* Familiarity with network management and automation tools (e.g. Netbrain, Snort, Nmap, Solarwinds, WhatsUp Gold, Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)).
* Familiarity with Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (NIDS/NIPS) (e.g Snort, Bro).
* Familiarity with Agile frameworks.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking. Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Benefits you can enjoy include:

* Medical
* Dental
* 401k
* Paid time off
* 25 three-day weekends
* Work/life balance
* Career development
* Mentorship opportunities
* Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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