BAE Systems Prin. Network Engineer in Quantico, Virginia

Job Description

Must have at least ten (10) years related network design/administration experience. The engineer must be well versed with advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices, and network management systems. Also must have expert knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and engineering, plus advanced knowledge of and ability to use relevant hardware, software, and other equipment. The engineer is responsible for designing, installing, maintaining, and supporting LAN, WAN, and VoIP infrastructure. 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). The engineer shall focus on network and security technologies, operational support, and projects that impact cross-functional aspects of the enterprise. This position shall also require the evaluation, recommendation, and implementation of current and emerging networking security technologies, products, and services

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Experience with Cisco routing and switching appliances

Experience with BGP

Experience dealing with telco circuits

Experience building and maintaining MPLS networks in a provider capacity

Experience establishing and maintaining QoS policies

Experience establishing connectivity with AWS and Azure cloud service providers

Experience with Juniper SRX and MX appliances

Experience with Linux in a systems engineering capacity

Preferred Skills and Education

Analyzes/maintains/administers LAN/WAN 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 platforms, including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, etc. Configures systems to user requirements. Performs various tests and documents results. Provides technical support and troubleshooting to users. Plans network layout design. 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. Requires an in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN communications, network hardwares such as Cisco routers, Ethernet switches, bridges, gateways, firewalls, and encryption devices (i.e., Micro and Gig E Taclanes). The engineer shall also have an in-depth knowledge of routing protocol such as RIP, EIGRP, BGP, and OSPF. Demonstrates a strong understanding and practical experience with technologies such as MPLS, VPLS, VPNs, and traffic engineering. 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 & MRTG). 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.

Bachelor s degree in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, with 10 years of work experience.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Prin. Network Engineer


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