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Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 20-00017
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Are you passionate about technology? Join our growing team! AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions company, has been providing excellence in product development, application design, and cybersecurity solutions, since 1998. We are a diverse blend of engineers, developers, and cybersecurity professionals, providing cutting-edge solutions to real-world issues and solving problems for clients.
AboutWeb is a subsidiary of Penacity, LLC

We are currently looking for a Cyber Network Engineer - 1st or 2nd shift - to join our team for a government client based in Arlington, VA.
30% Travel (with duration up to 2 weeks) is required

This job requires US Citizenship and Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Design and implement the network required to provide the enhanced lab capabilities including IP address space determination as well as the incorporating of NATting and VLANs as needed
  • Provide specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture
  • Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements
  • Conduct design reviews of the networking design with the customer and NG technical leads and delivering comprehensive documentation
  • Support the coordination of the network implementation at all of the lab sites
  • Conducts testing of the network design / implementation
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Evaluate and report on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
To be successful in this role, the Network Engineer must:
  • Have experience designing and implementing networking solutions for multi-site infrastructures
  • Have experience configuring switches, routers, Firewalls and other network equipment.
  • Understand how to secure network traffic both on internal networks and over the internet
  • Can design and implement secure remote access solutions and sharing of information locations across the U.S.
  • Can analyze current and projected traffic demands and provide solutions to meet needs
  • Has experience with solutions that transfer large amounts of data across both LAN and WAN connections.
  • Has experience with secure lockdown of network components
  • Be able to perform Trade Studies
  • Be able to work closely with the customer and explain and justify design/architecture choices
Position Requirements

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field and a minimum of 5 years related technical experience required for the level 3 role.  An additional 4 years of related technical experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
·         Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI.  In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.
·         Experience with Juniper firewalls

Desired Background
  • Experience with Cisco routers and firewalls as well as other Cisco hardware and software
  • Experience with IDS/IPS and proxies
  • Networking certifications, especially Cisco

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