Network Engineer - Journeyman

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 68,400.00 - 119,700.00 per year
Full Time


Technical writing
Computer science
Hardware installation
Intrusion detection
Log management
Network security
System security
Network monitoring
Enterprise networks
Data centers
High availability
Information systems
Palo Alto
Life insurance
Value engineering
Software deployment
Cisco Certifications
Security clearance
Computer networking
Cyber security

Job Details

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Journeyman Network Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to be on the forefront of designing, implementing, and maintaining a key network in supporting Defensive Cyber Operations.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Participating in SAFe Agile Mission Deployment teams deploying Defensive Cyber Operations systems and networks, in a SAFe construct.
  • Uses knowledge of network systems to help design and install internal and external networks
  • Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.
  • Relies on established guidelines and instructions to perform daily job functions.
  • Strong ability to produce and maintain varied technical documentation
  • 100% onsite is required in Colorado Springs, CO

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant Engineering field from an accredited university with minimum 2+ years of experience (3+ years are preferrable)
  • Certifications: JNCDA, JNCDS-DC, JNCDS-SEC, CCNA, or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain and hold a Secret clearance
  • Experience with physical Network hardware installation
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, and content filtering
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Automation and scripting experience in support of network deployments
  • Experience in a large-scale enterprise network environment spanning multiple data centers with high-availability requirements

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant Engineering field from an accredited university
  • Top Secret OR interim/active Secret with ability to get Top Secret
  • DoD 8140.03 Certifications such as CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CYSA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), etc.
  • Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Experience with Ansible for automated network builds and security hardening
  • Experience with software-defined networking (SDN) and network automation tools
  • Familiarity with Defensive Cyber Operations Concepts

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what's next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:
$68,400.00 - $119,700.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!