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1463- Network Engineer

Bluemont, Virginia

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). This position will be to setup and maintain network infrastructure (switches, routers, etc...) and their configurations. The position is a self-lead position to not only work network incidents, outage, but the deployment/extension of the network.


  • Providing technical support in all areas of networking, such as routers, firewalls, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Evaluating, coordinating and performing installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software
  • elements of networks.
  • Perform day-to-day network sustainment activities. Creating and maintaining network documentation.
  • Assist with design, implementation, and integration of network changes.
  • IP address management IPAM, switch setup, and network operations support.


  • Bachelors degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant
  • experience.
  • 3 years of experience in maintenance, and operation of large enterprise networks.
  • Experience in supporting classified networks.
  • Experience with VLAN, routing, IP addressing and sub-netting.
  • Experience troubleshooting and configuring IP networks using at least one of the following routing
  • methods: BGP, ISIS, OSPF or Static routing.
  • Experience with enterprise IP networks using Cisco and/or Juniper routers.


  • COMSEC experience or certifications.
  • Experience with Solar Winds.
  • Experience with both Juniper and Cisco network equipment.
  • Experience with F5 load balancing systems.
  • Experience with configuring and maintaining firewalls in an enterprise environment.
  • Cisco or Juniper certifications.


  • TS/SCI