Network Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA
Date Posted: 07-05-2018 #11120297
Work as part of a collaborative, multidiscipline team in support of U.S. Government and provide technical subject matter expertise in the field of network engineering.
Strong background designing and implementing Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN)
Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP Networking
Experience with VPN technologies and protocols including IPSec and SSL
Experience configuring and trouble-shooting LAN Switches, Routers, and Firewalls and VPN concentrators.
Ability to convey technical designs, ideas and results to non-technical audiences and provide briefings to high-level government personnel.
Experience in authoring documents (reports, briefings, etc,) to support customer missions.
Demonstrated ability to apply the engineering design process to discover innovative methods to solve technical problems and meet client requirements.

Must have knowledge of Cisco Routing and Switching, and network architecture planning.
Must have knowledge of remote administration and secure Virtual Private Networking.
Must understand commercial encryption standards and their application in IP networking.
Must have knowledge of VPN technologies, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IP Multicasting
Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
Must have knowledge of Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) IEEE standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n and how to apply them to an enterprise network architecture.
7-10 years of relevant experience designing communications systems.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent analysis and critical thinking skills
Ability to work independently as well as within small and large groups
Capable of preparing and presenting briefings
Experience with Microsoft Office product line, including Microsoft Access; experience with Lotus Notes
Years of Experience Required: 11+
Required Education Level/Major: Bachelors degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field
Can Equivalent Experience be Substituted for Educational Requirement (Yes/No): Yes
Weapons Certification Required (Yes/No): Not required for hire, but must be willing and capable of becoming certified.
Professional License or Certification Required (Yes/No) / Type: No, but CCIE and MCSE are desired
OCONUS TDY Required (Yes/No) / %: Yes, up to 10% OCONUS travel, including hazard areas as required.
CONUS TDY Required (Yes/No) / %: Yes, up to 10% CONUS travel, as required.

Knowledge of Storage Area Network (SAN) technology.
An ability to navigate and configure Linux operating systems
An understanding of RF transport mediums to include cellular, microwave, and satellite communications.
An understanding of wired data transport mediums to include Category 5e/6 and fiber optics.
An understanding of EAP-TLS certificate based encryption and RADIUS authentication.
Prior deployment to hostile areas in support of customer mission
Prior experience communicating official traffic in the customer Electronic Messaging System (EMS)
Certifications such as CCIE and MCSE
Familiar with military communications
Familiar with satellite and wireless communications.
A current diplomatic passport and willingness to travel.

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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