Sr Network Engineer

Job#: 2007605

Job Description:

Apex Systems has an Immediate Need for a Sr. Network Engineer in Hampton, VAThis will be an Estimated "6 Month Contract to Perm Hire", supporting one of our Largest Government Clients Across the United States. Please see below for additional details:

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Job Title:   Sr. Network Engineer 
Location:   Hampton, VA
Contract Layout: Est. "6 Month Contract To Perm Hire"
Contract Pay: $48.00 - $53.00 / Hourly Rate (Exp. Dependent)
Starting Salary At Perm Hire: $110,000 + Benefits

  • Top Secret Clearance Level
  • Security+CE Certified or Equivalent
  • CCNA Certified or Equivalent
  • 5 Years of Network Experience 
  • 2+ Years of Engineer Level Experience


Position Summary: The Senior Network Engineer supports the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) Operations Center (DOC).
The Senior Network Engineer performs the configuration, integration, and upgrading of all network architectural components across the AF DCGS Enterprise. 
Job Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Establish system performance parameters and sample critical network and information processing 
  • Conduct network trend analysis and create reports and graphs monthly 
  • Sort and file network traffic based on source and destination internet protocol (IP) addresses as needed
  • Establish baseline network configuration and performance parameters in support of unique ISR sensor data
  • Conduct network analysis to ensure performance of the network
  • Support design, installation, and integration of new routers and other equipment on the enterprise
  • Establish proper data flows between DCGS and other Enterprise nodes
  • Maintain network interface/port configurations, IP routing tables, firewall settings, filter tables, passwords, and performance controls
  • Maintain version control of the router operating system software at Government direction
  • Establish configuration and modification of device settings protecting the DCGS Security Boundary through Access Control Lists
  • Manage and operate software applications at all sites required to conduct network management of the DPA
  • Respond to hardware and software problems related to DPA equipment
  • Coordinate with Government leads to optimize Campus Area Network (CAN) routers, switches, and cryptographic devices
  • Install CAN/WAN equipment and develop and maintain documentation and drawings
  • Develop and enforce a comply-to-connect standard for the DPA
  • Review all integration efforts to ensure engineering rigor and security practices are maintained across the DPA and advise Government leadership regarding any possible risks/concerns/improvements
  • Process and implement all network service request’s (NSR) and security approved ports and services requests (PSR)
  • Perform transition planning, integration, operations and maintenance (O&M) of ATM to Carrier Ethernet/OTN, to include out-of-band network management
  • Develop and execute OTN test plan and procedures 
  • Review requirements provided by the DCGS Program Office to determine bandwidth, performance, and Controlled Interface (CI) settings for establishing network configuration baselines and provide input back to COR or designated representative within 7 days of receipt 









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Hampton, VA, US

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Date Posted:
December 14, 2023