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Junior Network Engineer – (Juniper Network Engineer) (Linux, Red Hat)

Position Description:

  • In this role, the successful candidate will design and plan network communication systems. Provide specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provide specific detailed information for hardware and software selections, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conduct testing of network design. Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnections and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluate and report on new communication technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

Labor Requirements:

  • Minimum five years’ experience as a Network Engineer in programs that encompass system architecture, requirements analysis, process execution, and evaluation
  • Experience in developing network designs through implementation
  • Experience with Cisco IOS or JunOS or equivalent
  • Experience in configuring multi-vendor network equipment
  • Experience with network test gear and testing network equipment
  • Experience in configuring NAT and Routing Protocols
  • Experience with Ethernet Trunking and configuring Ethernet VLANs
  • Provides assistance in all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks; Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents
  • Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a software engineering environment
  • Analyzes network characteristics (e.g., traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems and recommends procurement of and/or modifications to network components

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experience with Juniper and Palo Alto Network technologies to include understanding routing and switching protocols and configuring and troubleshooting routers and switches
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with systems
  • Provide configuration and design support of network devices
  • Ability to design complex network collection systems
  • Ability to ensure systems are secure in accordance to customer standards
  • Experience with Linux
  • Knowledge of CISCO routers
  • Experience with VMWare or other virtualization
  • Experience with Kickstart using Red Hat Linux
  • Successful candidate will perform system validation and verification
  • Ability to objectively assess architectural limitations or shortcoming in such areas as scaling, speed and throughput
  • Understanding of applicable commercial technologies and commercial best practices
  • Experience with Site XML and other site specific configuration files
  • Understanding of LAN/WAN architectures
  • Working experience with SNMP, Netflow, packet analysis, and troubleshooting with network tools

Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • LAN and Internetworking Certifications
  • Network Certifications
  • At least one (1) year of direct experience with an intelligence community or signals intelligence activity

Minimum Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or similar degree or equivalent documented combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with network debugging
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required


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