Network Engineer 3

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

Company Overview

INNOPLEX, LLC is a family-focused company that has been awarded numerous awards to include Top Ranked Benefits, Best Places to Work, and Best Government Contractor in Howard County! Established in 2005, we have over 85 employees with the majority having a rich military service history.  Our employees are mostly located in the surrounding areas of Columbia, MD and Aberdeen, MD. INNOPLEX, LLC is a mission-focused company with a wide range of expertise to include RF SIGINT Solutions, Wireless Protocol Processing, Cyber, and Mission Critical IT Operations.


INNOPLEX, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Provides support to the Network Administration team by providing technical direction regarding the application of networks to Network and System Administrators. Provides guidance to monitoring and maintenance of the current infrastructure to improve system performance and transition to an automated system administration


  • Conduct inventories as directed (e.g., semiannually/annually)
  • Configure and maintain organization's network diagrams and accreditations
  • Integrate hardware and software to satisfy ISO 9000 requirements and other DoD/IC regulations
  • Oversee the deployment and sustainment to all network equipment
  • Establish procedures to ensure strict control of each item of keying material whenever the material is turned over from one shift to another or from one individual to another
  • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput through design analysis and network performance monitoring tools
  • 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 and Media over IP (MoIP), and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate
  • Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design
  • Coordinate with the system engineering and dataflow efforts to ensure proper mission operations to minimize down time
  • Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components
  • Optimize end-to-end system performance and dataflow management
  • Design solutions, integrate, configure, deploy, test and provide ongoing maintenance for numerous types of network devices, interfaces and methodologies
  • Design, integrate, test and deploy Network solutions
  • Coordinate with appropriate dataflow organizations and end-customer recipients, follow-on data repositories and tasking organizations and mitigate potential adverse impacts on system-wide dataflow
  • Validate new and existing dataflow and data formats
  • Manage assigned tasks and provide guidance to junior Network Engineers
  • Apply Network Acceleration techniques such as Riverbed
  • Develop algorithms used in modules or incorporated into models associated with the research and development of technologies and systems
  • Resolve complex network problems, operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment and network simulators

Additional Requirements / Qualifications


Ten (10) years experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in engineering or information systems management from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Specialized Requirements

Unless otherwise specified in the description field, five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required for the domain items described below:

  • Computer Network Operations:
    • Wireless (WiMAX/WiFiber/Wireless LAN/Ethernet Bridges
  • Information Assurance:
    • HAIPE encryption and Tandberg Teleconferencing equipment.
  • Information Technology:
    • Experience configuring and maintaining at least two (2) high end Cisco products such as:
      • Cisco 1004 ASR; Cisco 1006 ASR; Cisco 7600 routers; Cisco 6500 switches; Cisco 3900 routers; Cisco 3800 routers Cisco 3700 switches; Cisco 3800 switches; Cisco 3900 switches; Cisco call manager 4.1 or higher, Cisco Unity.
    • Other:
      • Point-to-Point (Microwave, Millimeter wave, Optical, Troposcatter)and WAN Communications such as SATCOM, and VSAT

Clearance: Must currently hold a TS\SCI with Polygraph Clearance


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