Network LAN Engineer

Fairfax, VA

Posted: 05/17/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: ERT Job Number: 229351

Network LAN Engineer

Network LAN Engineer needed for a 6-month contract-to-hire role. Top Secret or Interim Top Secret clearance required. The candidate will provide LAN Management/Network Administration support services within the DoD.  Candidate will be expected to provide network administration for the Local Area Network (LAN) in order to administer management solutions to ensure effective daily operations and to resolve problems as they arise.


Required Qualifications:

3 years of relevant experience

Top Secret clearance required

At least one of the following certifications required: Security+CE, CCNA Security, GISCP, GSEC or SSCP

Computing Environment: CCNA, BCNA, BCNE, CCNP

Experience with Cisco routers and switches



Identify the detailed design requirements for the backbone to include server locations, user locations, projected traffic flows between devices, layer three devices and layer four protocols (Transmission Control Protocol).

Cisco Access Control Servers (ACS)

Cisco Prime, Wireless Controllers and access points

Knowledge transfer to the NTS-LAN government employee staff and/ or contract personnel supporting the current contract.

Install, configure and maintain networking hardware and software for the DLA, Information Operations, Enterprise Network Infrastructure.

Design, implement, and sustain solutions to include the following:
    • Overall topology (switch interconnection locations, Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) scenarios, etc.).
    • Layer two design: spanning tree, trunking, speeds.
    • Operational Information: node addressing, server addressing (if changes are required).
  • Knowledgeable in troubleshooting, administering, configuring and maintaining the following:
    • Enterasys, Brocade, and/or Cisco Catalyst and Nexus network hardware and software. 
    • INFOBLOX Grid Manager
    • Pulse Secure IC Series Unified Access Control Appliance
    • Great Bay Beacon Server
    • Network sniffer technologies, including WildPackets, OmniPeek, NetScout InfiniStream
  • Knowledgeable in troubleshooting, administering, and maintaining the following:
    • Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI model) Layers 1-7
    • Network Protocols, including IPv6 and IPv4 (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP, ARP, AH, ESP, VRRP)
    • IEEE Standards: 802.1x, 802.1Q, 802.1s, 802.1D, 802.1W, 802.1ax, 802.3, 802.11
    • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Protocols, including TACACS+ and RADIUS.


6-month contract-to-hire
Top Secret
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