Senior Network Engineer - Active Secret Clearance

  • CSRA,
  • Arlington, VA
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ACL, Analysis, Application Servers, Architecture, Capacity Planning, Cisco, Consulting, Database, Development, Disaster Recovery, DNS, Firewall, Hardware, LAN, Lifecycle, Management, Modeling, Networking, Network Engineer, Protocols, Research, Routers, Security, STP, Switches, TCP/IP, VPN, WAN, Web Servers
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

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Job Description:

Senior Network Engineer - Active Secret Clearance
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Yes- Active Secret required to start
Telecommuting Options
Telecommuting Not Allowed

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As part of the WRAPS Production Support Team the Senior Network Engineer designs, manages, and monitors the daily operation of the Local Area Network (LAN) and the Wide Area Network (WAN). Daily functions include tracking, analyzing, and resolving issues, monitoring and mitigating threats, and preparing for future needs. The Senior Network Engineer maintains all network equipment including but not limited to: routers, switches, firewalls and network services (DNS, DHCP, etc.)This role works within the Production Support Team to maintain an infrastructure solution that supports virtualized servers (application servers, database servers, active directory, web servers), SANs, load balancers, and various monitoring appliances for 9 remote sites throughout the world. Disaster recovery, redundancy, capacity planning and performance tuning are key functions of this role. The person in this role will identify, research and resolve technical problems while providing positive leadership within the IT organization. Technologies supported include: Cisco (ISE/PRIME/Switches/Routers), Palo Alto, Nexus, Avaya, and Kemp load balancers. Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret Clearance or higher


  • Assess and evaluate current networking infrastructure; design, document, test and implement network services and devices.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Support proactive capacity planning modeling to support business decisions.
  • Detect, identify and perform problem isolation and resolution throughout the network architecture.
  • Utilize monitoring, mapping and alerting software to perform network management by proactively collecting data and conducting real-time analysis of the performance of the network.
  • Conduct research, evaluate and recommends cost effective networked solutions, and new technologies to support the technology strategies of the core business.
  • Develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages. Provide knowledgeable consulting, technical guidance and leadership to technical review boards; configuration control boards; developers, engineers and senior managers.
  • Provide storage area network (SAN) engineering and administration.
  • Replace failed components and updates hardware and software, as needed. Install, configure, maintain, and operate servers. Update hardware, network operating systems, and software (as needed) to provide needed functionality and security.
  • Oversee the configuration, monitoring, and optimization of network devices such as routers and switches. Serve as Team Lead for the administration and maintenance of CSRA's or customers WAN / LAN as directed.
  • Configure and manage network equipment including Cisco routers; switches; VPN; switches, TCP/IP, WAN/MAN/LAN technologies; and monitoring tools such as SolarWinds and Kemp IP load balancers.
  • Support network upgrade projects or initiatives, through the lifecycle, including design, test and deployment.


  • 5+ years of experience with networking devices and network management application development.
  • IP Networking (IPv4 and IPv6, ICMP, ARP)
  • Network Management and Automation (SNMP, CLI)
  • Routing Protocols (BGP/OSPF/IS-IS/ECMP) and Switching Protocols (STP/VLAN/VPN/MPLS)
  • Network QoS and Security (ACL, Firewalls, QoS).
  • Experience with either design and implementation, or operation of, large-scale enterprise deployments of network security infrastructures using a continuous improvement methodology while enforcing compliance standards.
  • A diverse background in perimeter security solutions
  • Ability to lead, innovate, and support compliance and security guidance in firewall, IDS/IPS, web proxy, load balancers, and web application firewalls.
  • Designed and implemented enterprise network firewall architectures in commercial or federal domains, with a demonstrated understanding of firewall topology and zone based methodology.
  • Experience designing and troubleshooting VPNs
  • Provisioning and maintenance of systems across multiple locations and platforms
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis
  • Hands on experience with Cisco Data Center Switches Nexus 5K, 7K and 9K
  • 5+ years of hands on experience with Cisco ASR, 7600/6500 routers
  • 5+ years of hands on experience creating network functional and technical design documentation
  • 5+ years of supporting Tier 3/2 technicians and end-users
  • 2+ years of experience designing and planning large scale network migrations


CSRA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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What We Do. CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To "Think Next. Now." is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results. We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens. Our Company. CSRA's legacy is a partnership that began when the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA International merged to become a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services with over 50 years of combined legacy experience supporting U.S. government agencies and programs. We retain the spirit of partnership in all we do—with our customers, within our brilliant teams, and through our alliances with industry-leading technology innovators. We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Together, we are committed to a stronger and better future for America through next-generation thinking made real today. Think Next. Now.