Network Engineer, Principal

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ManTech International
Analysis, Database, Development, Firewall, LAN, Linux, Manager, Management, Network Engineer, Networks, Project, Protocol, Protocols, SDLC, Security, SSL, Supervision, Testing, VPN, WAN, Windows
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Network Engineer, Principal
USA MARYLAND Annapolis Junction
Networks & Telecommunication Services
ManTech International seeks qualified candidates for a Sr. Network Engineer position to support a large-scale, Federal program critical to our nation s safety. Qualified candidates must possess a current and active Secret security clearance to qualify.

The Sr. Network Engineer:

  • Installs new releases and system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves network related problems.
  • Performs system backups and recovery.
  • Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure network integrity.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Is experienced in executing sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks and work under general supervision.
  • Typically reports to a project leader or manager
  • Analyzes Network access trends and resolve bandwidth management issues for mission critical systems.
  • Implements, troubleshoots, monitors and maintains all aspects LAN/WAN/VPN/ networks for high availability of parallel development, testing and production environments.
  • Reviews SNMP alerts, use protocol-line analyzers (sniffers)and conducts log forensics in order to determine root cause analysis and resolution of complex issues.
  • Collaborates with Software and Database Developers, Windows and Linux Server Administrators and Security personnel to analyze Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) requirements, troubleshoots anomalies and determines appropriate firewall configuration implementation.
  • Drafts and submits recommended change request proposals necessary for timely mitigation of POA&Ms and CVE findings.
  • Maintains system compliance with DHS\FISMA IT Security and Information Assurance objectives concerning privacy of passenger screening information.


Minimum Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Math, or Engineering (or equivalent) and possess 7 to 9 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Have the ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks
  • Prioritize competing priorities, work under a cross-matrix management structure
  • Required to be on-call and respond in a timely manner
  • Should be a quick learner
  • Must be able to adapt to quickly evolving technology and priority changes and have a desire to work closely with other members of the IT/development team.
  • Candidate should be a proactive self-starter with exceptional follow up skills. Must possess excellent written & verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Routing experience to include static routes, EIGRP and route redistribution.
  • Switching experience to include understanding of virtual port-channels (VPC aka MEC), spanning tree, first hop redundancy protocols, and security best practices.
  • Experience with firewall concepts and configurations to include creating/modifying access control lists, network/port address translation, and virtual private networks.
  • Experience with load balancing concepts and configurations to include layer4/layer7, SSL offloading, and health monitoring.
  • Monitoring of all network components via SolarWinds.
Equivalent Experience/Education
Bachelor's Degree
13-15 years w/High School Diploma
07-09 years w/Bachelors Degree
04-06 years w/Masters Degree
ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

Company Information

ManTech was founded in 1968 to provide advanced technological services to the United States government. We began with a single contract with the U.S. Navy to develop war-gaming models for the submarine community. Over the years, our government's technology needs have increased dramatically in scope and sophistication, and we have grown to meet that challenge.
Dice Id : 10120503
Position Id : 100544BR

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