Network Engineer

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Bachelor's Degree
Suffolk, VA
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Duties of Position

Plans network layouts, installs components, and configures services to meet project requirements. Analyzes network topologies, traffic, and capacity requirements for monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting during events. Between project execution events, and as part of the network team, responsible for operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of networks of varying classifications, to include implementing security configurations, performing network diagnostics, and identifying required corrective actions. Implement DISA STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) requirements for device operating systems, services, and roles. Conduct daily maintenance activities including log reviews and connectivity checks to maintain the infrastructure in a project-ready state; troubleshoot issues Physically install devices in equipment racks and user workspaces Occasionally travel in support of network events, up to six weeks duration per year

Required Skills & Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience. Must possess experience in at least two (2) of the following and experience must have been obtained within the past five (5) years: Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks Installing, configuring, and supporting network equipment including routers, firewalls, switches, NTP servers, DNS and DHCP Configuring firewalls, routing, and switching to maximize network efficiency and security Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting Arranging scheduled upgrades and outages Investigating faults in the network Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases Reporting network status to key stakeholders Knowledge and hands on experience with the DoD STIG process Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance and be eligible for Top Secret Must be certified DOD 8570.1-M IAT Level 2 Must hold Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) or Network Professional (CCNP) certification.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

Experience in applying security policies and controls (802.1x, ACS, STIGs, encryption devices). Experience with device configurations, security policies, and IP routing in a multi-vendor environment. Proficiency with Linux Firewalls (IP Tables). Proficiency with Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewall devices, Flex VPN devices, and/or Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN). Experience with wireless networks, radio frequency spectrum, and/or satellite communications. Experience with DoD cyber operations (USCYBERCOM, Navy Fleet Cyber, etc.). Experience in designing data communications networks, federating networks, implementing VLAN separation, and working in virtualized environment (e.g., VMWare, VSphere, Virtual Switch).

Additional Notes

Equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.



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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.