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1397- Network Engineer

Quantico, Virginia
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  • Analyzes/maintains/administers LAN/WAN systems that support digital collection systems, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices.
  • Resolves interoperability problems to obtain operations across all collection platforms, including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, etc.
  • Configures systems to user and functional requirements.
  • Performs various tests and documents results.
  • Provides technical support and troubleshooting to collection system users and administrators.
  • Plans network layout design for collection systems.
  • May administer network security, perform database administration, supervise and direct the work of lower level contractor personnel, and serve as technical team or Task Lead (in lieu of the Contract PM).
  • Provides network engineering operational support and development for a broad range of network systems and environment, including the full system engineering lifecycle, and requirements analysis (configure, test, evaluation, maintenance, integration, and installation).
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding and practical experience with technologies such as Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS), Virtual Private Networks (VPN), and traffic engineering and how to apply this understanding to support digital collection systems.
  • Also desirable to have thorough knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in managing help desk, network troubleshooting, and support, as well as active directory enterprise, network management software and tool suites (i.e., MS SharePoint, NetIQ, Nagios, and Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG)).


  • Must have at least 10-13 years related network design/administration experience with 4-5 or more years of experience specifically supporting law enforcement digital collection systems.
  • Must be well versed with advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices, and network management systems.
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN communications, network hardware, such as Cisco routers, Ethernet switches, bridges, gateways, firewalls, and encryption devices (i.e., Micro and Gig E TACLANEs) supporting collection systems.
  • Have expert knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and engineering of collection systems.
  • Advanced knowledge ELSUR and legal requirements for collection systems and the ability to apply the knowledge to identify relevant network hardware, software, and other equipment.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of routing protocol such as Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Boarder Gateway Protocol (BGP), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) in order to efficiently and effectively transport ELSUR across the system. ??????
  • Knowledge of or certification in one or more specific applications or processes may be required, depending on job assignment.  In addition, requires competence in systems analysis and technical writing to support SOPs.
  • Evaluation, recommendation, and implementation of current and emerging networking security technologies, products, and services that could impact digital collection.
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, with 10+ years of work experience.
  • Must have: Microsoft Azure implementation experience and extensive knowledgeable of and experience with Cisco firewalls, routers, and switches.


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