Network Engineer

Colorado Springs, Co 80901

Posted: 02/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 25253 Pay Range: $50/hr-$75/hr Remote Friendly: No

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.

The candidate must be a proven network engineer with hands-on senior-level experience and knowledge of network design, development, and testing methodologies.

Specific technical skills required include: 

  • An expert understanding of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, routing protocols BGP and OSPF
  • Proven network traffic analysis, diagnostic, and troubleshooting experience. 
  • Firewall experience with Juniper firewalls is a must and McAfee Sidewinder or Fortinet Fortigate is a plus. 
  • Experience in UDP multicast, SONET, MSPP, VLANs, GRE Tunnels, and TCP/IP network designs. - Hands-on experience with multi-vendor switching routing (Juniper), WAN optimizer, TACLANEs, and optical transport equipment. 
  • A solid understanding of JUNOS is preferred. 
  • Understanding of standard DOD security practices such as STIG compliance and system accreditation implementation efforts. 
  • Familiar with RMF including hands-on work with RMF topics, and the assessment of compliance of information systems with DoD RMF standards (review, verify, and validate required DoD IA RMF documentation and artifacts using DoDI 8510.01/DoD Risk Management Framework).

Security Clearance Required: Top Secret

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.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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