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Network Engineer I

Network Engineer I

Job ID 
Work Location 
US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Regular Full-Time
Clearance Level 
TS/SCI with Polygraph

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Company Overview

 Come join the company voted Top Ranked Benefits by The Baltimore Sun in 2014, One of the Best Places to Work in 2015 and newly awarded Best Government Contractor Overall in Howard County Maryland for 2016 by the HoCo Chamber of Commerce!


We are located in Columbia Maryland and have over 85 employees. We have a rich military service history with focused subject matter expertise supporting RF SIGINT Collection projects, Hardware / Software Systems Engineering Integration and Testing, and Wireless Network Information Assurance Products and Services.




Performs network services from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks. Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Performs general LAN/CAN/WAN administration. Schedules conversions and cutovers. Coordinates with all responsible users and sites to resolve network or system incidents. Translates business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, CAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders. Performs engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives in support of strategic modernization efforts and telecommunications enhancement design for medium and large-scale telecommunication infrastructures. Assists telecommunications end users, telecommunications operations personnel, and telecommunications strategic program management with network interfaces.



Additional Requirements / Qualifications

The Level 1 Network Engineer shall possess the following capabilities:


  • Design solutions, integrate, configure, deploy, test and provide ongoing maintenance for numerous types of network devices, interfaces and methodologies.

  • Optimize end-to-end system performance and dataflow management

  • Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components

  • Gather needed data to specify system/component performance and interface requirements

  • Conduct data captures to obtain network performance information
  • Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, Traffic Shaping Voice over IP (VoIP), GRE Tunneling, IP Security (IPSec), IP Encryption, Media over IP (MoIP), and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate.
  • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput through design analysis and network performance monitoring tools
  • Provide input to the design of the organization's network and mission architecture


  • A current TS\SCI with Polygraph Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline and five (5) years of relevant professional experience or a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management or related discipline and three (3) years of relevant professional experience providing Network Engineering support is required. Seven (7) years of relevant experience providing Network Engineer support may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree making the total experience requirement twelve (12) years in Network Engineering without a degree.
  • IAT Level 1 Baseline Required
  • One (1) year experience in Enterprise IT systems and projects. Managing and performing integration operations and maintenance activities on multiple system domains of various security classification levels and diverse user bases concurrently