6 days old

Senior Network Engineer - Aberdeen, MD

Aberdeen, MD
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.
Serve as a subject matter expert for PM Tactical Network supporting WIN-T communication systems ranging from Joint Network Node (JNN), Satellite Transportable Terminal (STT), Regional Hub Node (RHN), Single Shelter Switch (SSS), Battalion Command Post Node (BnCPN), Virtual Server Stacks (VSS), Point of Presence (PoP), Soldier Network Extension (SNE), and Tactical Communications Node (TCN). The candidate will coordinate with partner organizations to perform interoperability and integration testing to ensure optimal functionality and work as part of the Network Engineering team to design, test, and implement changes to the network architecture baseline. Day to day activities will include troubleshooting and resolving issues reported by end users and partner organizations related to routing, switching, quality of service, voice, and video.
Key Functions:
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues reported by end users and partner organization relating to routing, QoS, firewall.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve problems ranging from Routing, Switching, Virtualization, Firewall to transmission (SATCOM, LOS, and TROPO).
  • Developed test plans, reports, architectural diagrams and presentations to document current and future architecture changes.
  • Conduct trade studies, identify courses of action and make recommendations to improve network architecture.
  • Providing technical expertise at field locations as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of hands-on WAN Network Engineering experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco Routers and Switches including 2900, 3900, 4400, Nexus and Catalysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols and technologies, including OSPF, OSPFv3, Multicast, QoS, DMVPN, IPv6, Netflow.
  • Solid understanding of voice communication protocols and application, including SIP, RTP, SCCP, Jabber, CUCM, and CME.
  • Knowledge and experience in configuring and troubleshooting network-based firewall include Cisco ASA and Palo Alto.
  • Knowledge of virtualization and storage technologies including VMware, Hyper-V, NetApp.
  • Knowledge and experience in configuring and troubleshooting when optimizers such as Riverbed and Citrix.
  • Knowledge of military encryption equipment such as TACLANEs, KIVs, and KGs.
  • Must have initiative, drive, and be a self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a secret level security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Security+, CCNA or CCNP R+S Certification
  • Posses an active secret level security clearance

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or relevant discipline
  • 3 years of relevant experience

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