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Network Engineer Principal - 27324 in Orlando, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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    Orlando, FL
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Job Description


Position Summary

The Network Engineer Principal provides network engineering and architecture support to a dedicated enterprise network. 


Responsible for project leadership, design, development, documentation, testing, and implementation of networking technologies, capabilities, and solutions that are integrated into a globally distributed enterprise network.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related discipline, plus 5 years of related experience.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.10+ years of demonstrated experience in network design, architecture, and engineering highly desired.
  • CCNA Certification required; CCNP Certification desired
  • Security+ Certification required
  • Experience leading successful engineering, development, and deployment of network designs and architectures
  • Expert knowledge of LAN and WAN networking design, equipment, and transport topologies including GRE, Fiber Optics, VLANs, Ether channel, and IPv4 sub-netting
  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco Internetworking with a heavy emphasis on switching (VTP, VLANs, 802.1q, IGMP, etc..) and routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, VRF, PIM, multicast, MPLS, etc.) and Cisco IOS
  • In-depth knowledge of IP networking fundamentals including OSI model, frame and packet structure
  • Experience interfacing and presenting briefs to senior management, government, and military leadership
  • Experience with Department of Defense Security Technical Implementation Guidelines
  • Mastery in ability to design, develop, document, test, and field networking capabilities incorporating security, high availability, flexibility, and remote administration
  • Experience with DoD Enterprise networks
  • Strong ability to visualize overall view of systems and conceptualize and document technical solutions
  • Strong technical network troubleshooting skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues within multiple systems and networks at the protocol/packet level using sniffers, protocol analyzers, netflow, etc.
  • Experience in network security and its tools including but not limited to NAC, 802,1x, port-security, firewalls, IDS/IPS
  • Experience writing technology briefs, white papers, test plans, and presentations
  • Experience with NSA Type 1 KG cryptographic devices
  • Familiarity with network and performance monitoring tools (Solarwinds, Cisco SLA, What’s Up Gold, PRTG)
  • Familiarity with Cisco VoIP, including PoE switches and Call Manager. Server/host based networking experience (MS Windows, UNIX, Citrix etc.)
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be willing to travel CONUS and OCONUS.
  • Must be a US Citizen, and possess a DoD Secret Clearance. Must be able to obtain a Top Secret  security clearance with SSBI preferred.




Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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