Senior Network Engineer

Analysis, Bridges, CCNP, CISSP, Cisco, Consulting, Hardware, Manager, Management, Networking, Network Engineer, Program Manager, Protocol, Protocols, Research, Routers, Security, Telecommunications
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description



Company Job Title:

Senior Network Engineer




Springfield, VA

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary: The Senior Network Engineer will evaluate, design, document, install, implement, test, and perform problem isolation and resolution

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position) .

  • Maintain a complex range of computer network components and systems such as CISCO and Juniper Routers

  • Perform functions across a wide range of network facilities to include: physical media, protocol stacks, hubs, routers, bridges, gateways, digital servers, line drivers, telecommunications transport facilities, mainframe VTAM, NCP (related software/hardware) and network management components

  • Provide client consulting and training on the interfacing and use of the network facilities

  • Plan and coordinate major computer network initiatives

  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new computer network equipment and technologies

  • Utilize monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to trouble shoot and isolate problems, gauge network performance, and trace data and protocol activity

  • Devise solutions to complex operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment

  • Develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages

  • Provide internal consulting, technical guidance, information and support to application developers, computer operations, workstation support, company management and departmental clients

  • Assist in internal training program

  • Take over the monitoring and configuration of all network security products

  • Individual will be expected to work closely across application and networking teams to configure and to maintain a secure ports, protocols, and services implementations

  • Will work closely with the Information Assurance team to ensure all relevant documentation is accurate and complete

Non-Essential Duties: Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: NONE

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Master’s degree (in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or Math) or equivalent
  • 10+ years of related (telecommunication analysis) experience.
    • Experience supporting SIEM
    • Experience with Cisco ASA firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, and management tools and techniques, including Cisco Security Manager and SolarWinds suite of products

  • Cisco CCNP Security or equivalent certification required

  • Security+ or equivalent certification to meet DoD 8570.1M requirements for IAT Level II required

  • ITIL Foundations desired

  • IASAE II: CISSP (or Associate), CASP CE, CSSLP

  • TS/SCI required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge in networking, switching, routing, and network security, as this position will also help track and diagnosis network performance issues and develop a network performance profiles

  • Requires up to date knowledge with Cisco ASA firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, and management tools and techniques, including Cisco Security Manager and SolarWinds suite of products


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Dice Id : 10125215
Position Id : 1700002284
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