Tantus Technologies, Inc. Network Engineer - Top Secret Clearance in Albuquerque, New Mexico
This role fulfills an open requirement for Tantus' protégé firm, CSS.
Cyber Security Solutions (CSS), a Tantus Technologies protege company, is seeking a Network Engineer who will provide technical guidance and demonstrate leadership to engineering teams. The person in this role will primarily serve in Tier 3 engineering support role for the enterprise data network platforms performing various activities such as but not limited to troubleshooting, performance issues and performing break-fix network changes. You will have minimum five years’ experience in a classified environment and a strong knowledge of Incident, Problem and Change Management processes. You will drive technical resolution of High-Severity & Low Severity Incidents and will provide direct support of Problem Management process, including Post-Mortem participation and presentations. Also help govern device remediation and Operational Resiliency activities. In addition to Cisco IOS and Nexus experience, possess strong to advanced knowledge of routing / switching, carrier services and data center services.
Complete assigned tasks independently, or as part of a larger project team.
Configure network infrastructure device operating systems, determine hardware specifications, and validate system performance.
Execute performance tuning, operational process development, and security configuration management in accordance with best practices, standards, and procedures.
Operate and maintain network infrastructure devices including, but not limited to patching, system upgrade, backup, and system configuration.
Conduct root cause analysis to determine the real or underlying cause of an incident in order to prevent future recurrences.
Support analysis, triage and break/fix of infrastructure system-related trouble tickets.
Produce detailed network design documents and diagrams
Support management reporting requirements.
Help maintain, manage, upgrade, and optimize hardware and software
Be responsible for provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance
Plan, implement, and maintain systems configuration
Perform routine software, hardware, firmware upgrades, patches, and fixes
Follow configuration management procedures
Work with Azure
Prepare technical specifications and documentation
Contribute to cybersecurity
Recommend technical standards and policies
Coordinate with vendors to troubleshoot, maintain, and implement hardware and software
Analyze and help improve system performance
Provide TIER II and/or TIER III support services
Document and transfer knowledge to fellow staff through training
Conduct systems inventory and updates asset management documentation
Document and update systems architecture drawings and server rack elevations using Microsoft Visio
Help develop strategies and plans
Provides technical assistance, training and system documentation for users to promote efficient operation of applications.
Active Top Secret clearance
5+ years experience supporting network infrastructure projects within a classified environment
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, computer science or in information technology.
5+ years demonstrated experience in designing and implementing network supporting datacenter system virtualization, application load balancing, application hosting, application acceleration
5+ years of enterprise and campus networking includes but not limited Cisco Switches and Routers, Cisco ISE, 802.1x, LAN, Remote Access VPN.
Intermediate level network troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills
Understanding of ITIL processes and integration into enterprise IT Services team
Strong knowledge of the following technologies:
Intermediate infrastructure planning knowledge (power, cooling, cabling, etc.)
Intermediate knowledge of network switching and routing configurations
Proxy Servers and Content Management
IPSEC and SSL VPNs
Encryption and cryptography configurations in a Federal government computing environment (COMSEC)
Understanding of high-availability design including replication and load balancing
Network security and defense-in-depth strategies
Intermediate skill level in operation and maintenance of VoIP and POTS services
Basic knowledge of network security instrumentation and implementation practices
Understanding of implementation and release practices, configuration management, and the development lifecycle
Customer service focus, and strong interface/communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Some limited travel required (< 5%)
Must be available for off-hours work and participate in rotating on-call responsibilities.
Excellent customer service skills
Working knowledge of system hardening (STIGs, SRGs, regulatory compliance)
CCNA, CCNP or CCIE Datacenter Routing and Switching certification
Strong experience directly related to cloud networking (Azure, AWS, Openstack, VMware), SD-WAN, SDN (software defined network), with building automated workflow using Rest API and orchestrations tool.
CompTIA Security +
Job ID: 2020-1389
External Company URL: http://www.tantustech.com/