Network Engineer, Senior - 36295 in Lanham, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

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Job Description

Do you want to be a part of a rapidly growing company with over $1B in annual revenue?  Are you interested in joining an industry leader in designing and delivering engineering solutions for national defense and security? Are you are ready to take the next step and become a member of a diverse and dynamic company?  Alion Science and Technology is a company in transformation, driving double-digit growth and taking share in the industry.  We are seeking a talented, energetic and bright individual to join our team.

The Network Engineer, Senior will:

Designs and plans network communications systems.

Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.

Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.

Conducts testing of network design.

Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options. Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network.

Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations.

Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.

Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff.

Provides on-call and after hours support as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or similar. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

Minimum of 8 years of direct technical experience supporting an enterprise class network

Hands-on experience with routing and switching platforms

Experience with layer 2/3 technologies

Experience implementing and supporting IPSEC & ADVPN/DMVPN tunnels

Experience implementing and supporting SSL VPN

5 or more years of in-depth firewall experience

Capable of extensive network troubleshooting to diagnose issues

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with collocated networks

Experience with Hybrid-Cloud networks (Azure, AWS)

Hands-on experience with Fortinet firewalls and switching platforms

Industry Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, Security+, Network+, etc.

Security Clearance: None

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