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Network Engineer



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Supports, as needed, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command Space and Missile Defense Command, Future Warfare Center (FWC) Concept Development and Integration Division (CDID) government personnel to execute efforts associated with Space Enablers/Enhancements Technology capability and prototype development for space-based enablers and space-based capability enhancements.


  • Perform scheduled IA compliance checks on using ACAS, SCAP(SCC), and STIG Viewer.
  • ACAS scan and remediate weekly
  • SCAP scan and remediate monthly
  • STIGviewer checklists update quarterly
  • Install configure and maintain layer 2 network devices (CISCO IOS, Dell DNOS, Palo Alto PAN-OS)
  • Install configure and maintain ASA 5500 series firewalls (firewall rules and VPN access, remote access and site to site)
  • Configure and maintain Network authentication (NPS service) and Network Access Control (802.1X)
  • Support PKI authentication on all the network devices
  • Configure and maintain Network Time Services(Symetricom).
  • Manage security compliance for all network appliances(SRGs and STIG).
  • Ensure proper audit logging of all network devices, syslog to SPLUNK
  • Configure and maintain the Cisco FirePower IDS modules
  • Configure and maintain non-windows network storage devices(NetApp, Dell EMC).
  • Install maintain and configure the vSphere suite to include vCenter server, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines.
  • Configure AWS GovCloud services for use. May include compute, storage, and collaboration services.
  • May design implement tactical or exercise networks using radios or SATCOM devices.


• Working with SETI project integrators, SMDC G-6, and other network owners to establish and maintain required network connections (e.g., Defense Research Engineering Node, Battle Lab Collaborative Simulation Environment (BLCSE) Node, prototype network environments)

• Establishing the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards;

• The design and implementation of new solutions and improving resilience of the current environment;

• Maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with network architects on network optimization;

• Undertaking data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments, using information from multiple sources;

• Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access;

• The support and administration of firewall environments in line with IT security policy;

• Reporting network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information and managing projects;

• Upgrading data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases;

• Configuration and monitoring of VPN connections;

• The configuration of routing and switching equipment;

• Configuration of firewalls;


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Network Engineering or technical/related discipline and 3+ years of experience in designing and delivering computer infrastructure and/or data center systems.

CCNA, CCNP/CCSP, PCNSE or equivalent knowledge is a plus. IAT certified Level II (Security+ce, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA)

Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following:

• Networking: Cisco

• Network Virtualization: ESXi

• Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS) or Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

• Implementing 802.1x and 802.1q

• Working knowledge of network security and cross domain separation concerns

• Network STIG implementation

• DISA Ports, Protocols and Services Management

• Server Systems: Solid understanding of network setup and administration of diverse mixed computing environment that includes but is not limited to Linux, Windows, Android, IOS systems and server based systems

• Network Performance Criteria and measurement methods

• Network escalation procedures through Tier 3

• Virtualization technologies such as ESXi, VMWare and/or Hypervisor based solutions

• Cybersecurity or system administration knowledge or experience is a plus.

DOD Secret Security Clearance, must be able to obtain Top Secret clearance and SCI

Applicants selected must be willing to complete a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


cisco, asa, firewall, ccna, ccnp virtualization, vpn, windows, clearance, network

Top Skills Details:

cisco, asa, firewall, ccna, ccnp virtualization, vpn, windows, clearance, network

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Candidates need to have a great aptitude for learning. They like go-getters in the environment. Candidates need to be able to work independently as well on a team

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

We reserve the right to pay above or below the posted wage based on factors unrelated to sex, race, or any other protected classification.


Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment.

Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms. This temporary role may be eligible for the


  • Medical, dental & vision 
  • 401(k)/Roth
  • Insurance (Basic/Supplemental Life & AD&D) 
  • Short and long-term disability 
  • Health & Dependent Care Spending Accounts (HSA & DCFSA) 
  • Transportation benefits 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Time Off/Leave (PTO, Vacation or Sick Leave)  


About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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