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Network Engineer

Company: Avantus Federal
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Avantus Federal, recently acquired by QinetiQ US, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services, and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure, and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.
Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation, and advisory services and more.
Position Overview
The successful candidate will join the existing Network Team to support all aspects of a large, complex, and growing network infrastructure.

  • Collaborate with teammates to create, implement, and troubleshoot new engineering designs
  • Translate requirements from internal stakeholders into engineering designs based on a standardized network architecture
  • Present proposed changes to the standardized architecture to internal review boards
  • Create drawings and other configuration management documentation to track network changes
  • Troubleshoot switch, router, and firewall connectivity issues between various customer sites
  • Travel to various data centers in the WMA to support ongoing network operations
  • Complete patching of all network devices (router, switch, firewall, etc.) in accordance with Sponsor's policies
  • Perform quarterly reviews of all network device access control lists and rulesets

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline, or related technical experience may be substituted for education
    • Experience with Cisco hardware configuration and maintenance experience and hands-on experience in an enterprise-scale network environment
    • Proficient understanding of the OSI model, TCP/IP, and subnetting
    • Demonstrated experience with Tier II/III level troubleshooting
    • Demonstrated experience configuring various routing protocols.
    • Demonstrated experience building IPSec and/or MACSec tunnels
    • Strong shell scripting experience
    • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required #AvantusClearedJob
    • The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Demonstrated proficiency with Cisco switches and Cisco ASA firewalls
      • Hands on experience with Palo Alto firewalls
      • Hands on experience with Cisco Firepower and/or Cisco ISE
      • Hands on experience with VXLAN

        Company EEO Statement
        Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

Keywords: Avantus Federal, Chantilly , Network Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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