Network Engineer, Sr

    • SPARTA, Inc. dba Cobham Analytic Solutions
  • Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Posted 28 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 126,600.00 - 227,900.00 per year
Full Time


Attention to detail
Intrusion detection
Network design
Operating systems
Cisco IOS
VMware ESXi
Security clearance
Customer service
Problem solving
Value engineering
Internal communications
Computer networking
Computer hardware
Risk management framework
Cisco Certifications
Customer engagement

Job Details

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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 the premier national security and critical infrastructure solutions provider. We have unparalleled tactical-to-strategic level experience in securing the platform and operational technology of National Security Systems - a mission at the heart of our intersecting work across defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure.

  • We deliver value through scalable, fast, disruptive solutions to our customers' most complex national security and critical infrastructure challenges.
  • We provide deep domain expertise to develop solutions both for now and for the future.
  • We apply our exceptional technology capabilities to stay ahead of the competition and our customers' needs.
  • We layer and integrate solutions to provide unmatched innovation.

Our National Security Solutions team needs a Sr. Network Engineer to support our expanding portfolio of work in the Intelligence Community (IC). As a collaborative member of a small and mostly autonomous team, this position directly supports secure enclave development networks.

Core Tasks:
  • Configure and optimize network switches, routers and firewalls.
  • Configure Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS)
  • Manage application layer filtering on NextGen Firewalls.
  • Configure and troubleshoot virtual networking, vlans, and virtual routing and forwarding (VRFs).
  • Develop and implement network backup and recovery procedures.
  • Diagnose network connectivity problems.
  • Install and maintain network infrastructure device operating system software.
  • Monitor network capacity and performance.
  • Mitigate network vulnerabilities to ensure information is safeguarded against outside parties.
  • Test and maintain network infrastructure including software and hardware devices.
  • Configure and manage a VMware Cluster to support multiple tenant systems.

  • Master's degree AND 10 years' experience, OR
  • Bachelor's degree AND 12 years' experience, OR
  • High school diploma and 15 years' experience as a Network Engineer
  • Experience with Cisco IOS and PAN-OS
  • VMware/ESXi
  • Switch VLAN setup
  • VMware virtual NIC config for isolation
  • Understanding of project design within the scope of security (RMF) requirements
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • Active DoD IAT Level III certification (e.g. CISSP, CCSP, GCIH, GCED, CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA; reference for current list of approved certifications)
  • Cisco certification
  • Ability to demonstrate cyber/IT related experience with attention to detail, customer service, oral and written communication, and problem solving.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

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:
$126,600.00 - $227,900.00

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!