Network Security Engineer

Network Security Engineer VOIP MPLS CISCO Juniper
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Title: InfoSec Engineer

Duration: 6 Months  

Location: Sterling, VA (Face to Face interview Required)




The Clients Security Operations Center (SOC) provides DDoS detection and mitigations services for Clients and Customer’s Networks. We are seeking a staff level engineer to help with the monitoring and DDoS mitigation response. This position will allow the right candidate to apply their skills while continuing to grow.


Focus on tactical efforts to mitigate DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on Clients networks, using network tools and techniques (e.g., Arbor Peakflow); design and engineer robust, reliable network solutions based on Clients business requirements and long-term business road map.


Responsibilities/Key Tasks:

  • Respond to DDoS issues related to production network services with a sense of urgency in a 24/7 operation environment
  • Actively participate in planning for DDoS detection and mitigation efforts, including industry research
  • Design and implement network infrastructure based on business requirement and industrial best practice in a cost effective manner
  • Proactively identify and eliminate network single points of failure
  • Seek opportunities for automation, and implement where practical
  • Perform network monitoring and capacity planning, ensure network performance meets SLAs
  • Evaluate, test and recommend new technology that will increase network performance and reliability
  • Mentor and provide training, methods and procedures for NOC staff
  • Maintain and update detailed network diagrams and related documentation


Qualifications/Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science preferred
  • 5 - 7 years of experience with Network Engineering
  • Knowledge in DDoS detection and mitigation
  • Experience in vendor product evaluation (hardware, software, service provider)
  • Ability to work in high-pressure operations environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge in large and complex network design and implementation in large enterprise or ISP environment
  • Strong network problem isolation and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of DNS
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stack
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco IOS and CAT OS
  • Strong knowledge of Juniper JUNOS
  • Working experience in Arbor Peakflow or Cisco Guard DDoS detection and mitigation platform
  • Knowledge in dynamic routing protocol OSPF and BGP
  • Working knowledge of T1, T3, Sonet, Frame-relay, and Ethernet
  • Hands-on experience in Cisco routers/switches/load balancers/firewalls, Juniper routers, F5 load balancers, traffic generators

Hands-on experience in implementation and maintenance of VOIP and MPLS networks


  • True Engineering experience of 5-7 (Experience in Network Operations or Support Specialist does not qualify as Engineering experience)
  • Juniper/Arista
  • Advanced experience in configuring, troubleshooting, and supporting network routing protocols, such as BGP, and tunneling protocols, such as GRE
  • Background in identifying, responding to, mitigating, and remediating security attacks- which requires
  • Ability to perform and understand traffic analysis techniques
  • Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux OS
  • An understanding of the common behaviors of well-known Internet and communications protocols
  • Knowledge of the security landscape (attack vectors and tools)


Additional Information:


Sunday to Wednesday Shift

6 AM - 4 PM, 1 PM - 11 PM, 10 PM - 8 AM

Thursday to Saturday

7 AM - 8 PM and 7 PM - 8 AM



Level: (Junior/Specialist/Expert)

Jr = 1-5  yrs / Spec= 5-10 yrs / Exp= > 10+ yrs

RHEL Platform skills






Ansible Tower


Scripting languages (Python, Ruby)


Posted By

Suresh Kumar

Dice Id : 10432128
Position Id : 198651
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