Network Engineer Sr - 27170 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job Description



Are you mission oriented, looking for a fast paced and rewarding career in Network Engineering?  Alion may be looking for you!  We are seeking a Senior Network Engineer who will provide network operations and engineering support to a dedicated enterprise Navy training network.  This network engineer will be a member of a network engineering and operations team supporting an enterprise Navy training network distributed globally to approximately 50 sites and approximately 120 ships.  This position will report to the Network Division Lead/Chief Network Engineer and the Network Operations Lead.

The Network Engineer will:
- Install, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot network connectivity and infrastructure on a worldwide enterprise managed network.

- Support the operation and maintenance of multiple networks across different classification levels and ensure continuous network connectivity is maintained to customers and sites.

- Support the Network Operations Center and support the use of the network by customers executing modeling and simulation events, exercises, and war games as well as administrative use including evening and weekend support.

- Support the physical installations and network configurations at local and remote CONUS and OCONUS sites and ships.

- Support establishing and maintaining connectivity of an ATM, IP, and MPLS network in support of modeling and simulation events, new installations, and continuous operation of the network.  The operations center functions as the helpdesk for  network operations support and provides troubleshooting of network connectivity including WAN circuits, equipment failures, router configurations, switchport configurations, firewall access control lists, VoIP device registrations and configuration, cryptographic device configurations and keying material. This includes coordination with Navy, DISA, and commercial circuit providers for implementation and troubleshooting; maintaining Information Assurance compliance including IOS upgrades, network device configuration changes, firewall ACL verification and changes; and supporting remote sites in restoring network failures due to equipment failures, cryptographic device modifications, or Keymat expiration and loading.

- Report and maintain documentation of the physical and logical network architecture, IP addressing, networking capabilities, and service level performance of the sites as well as documentation on proposed changes or modifications.

- Implement, maintain, and enhance network health and status monitoring capabilities including site status, bandwidth utilization, physical and logical errors or alarms, logging, active performance monitoring, and VoIP and other data transport quality of service monitoring.


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related discipline.
- 5 years demonstrated experience in network engineering and operations. 8+ years of recent related work experience highly desired.  Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
- Security+ Certification required
- CCNA Certification required; CCNP Certification, a plus.
- Strong experience in installing and troubleshooting WAN and LAN network equipment including ATM and Ethernet WAN circuits, routing (BGP/EIGRP/OSPF), VLANs, and switchport configurations.

- Strong experience in monitoring, maintaining, troubleshooting and configuring ASA firewall access control lists.

- Some travel may be required.

- Must hold an active DoD Secret clearance to begin employment.

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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