Network Engineer

Colorado Springs, CO 80917

Posted: 11/15/2022 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 24801 Pay Range: $56/hr-$60/hr Remote Friendly:

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Network Engineer to join our team at our client’s site in Colorado Springs, CO.

Description of Duties:

The Network Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract.

The candidate will:
  • Be responsible for daily hands-on operating and maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, restoral, and testing of C2BMC networks.
  • Perform site surveys, supporting the development of technical solutions.
  • Configure, install, test, and sustain IT network and boundary protection devices and systems.
  • Perform data collection and validation of network services and devices.
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, firewalls, switches, etc.

Basic Requirements:
  • Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 12 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 10 years of general experience; Bachelor's degree and 8 years of general experience; Master's degree and 6 years of general experience
  • Must have 6 years of experience in Internet Protocols (e.g. DNS, HTTP, SMTP, SSL); Firewall configuration and troubleshooting; Multiple network types (i.e. LAN, WAN, VxLAN, SDN); or Managing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Telecommunications infrastructures
  • Must be familiar with IP addressing, subnetting, and DNS
  • Must have a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (Security+ CE, CySA, etc.) or higher
  • Must have, or obtain an active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Requirements:
  • Have experience with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) mission and MDA systems and networks
  • Have experience with Cisco or Juniper routers, switches, firewalls, OSPF, network address translation, SNMP, Syslog, VRF, PIM, multicast, Type I encryption devices and network timing systems
  • Have a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Juniper Networks Certified Associate (JNCIA) certification
  • Have experience with network monitoring
  • Have experience with SolarWinds Orion network management software suite
  • Have experience with VMware virtual computing
  • Have experience with Microsoft Visio diagramming
  • Have an understanding of various development life cycles such as the Systems Engineering life cycle, ITIL, etc.
  • Have an active DoD Secret Clearance or higher

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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