• Network Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

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    ASEC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

    Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with Poly clearance to be considered for this position


    The candidate will provide technical cyber security and system administration support for the client.  This support includes the following key roles:


    • Provide engineering and testing, research, and evaluation support including monitoring, analyzing, detecting and responding to cyber events and incidents within information systems and networks
    • Configure and manage a variety of networking infrastructure components, including Linux servers, embedded networking devices, various security appliances, and other ancillary networking components, including DNS, Web and proxy servers
    • Work in a dynamic and unstructured environment, determine resources needed to accommodate new test requirements, and apply knowledge of CNE concepts and tools
    • Provide operational support, to include tool testing in an operational environment and coordinating and resolving issues with vendors and other appropriate personnel
    • Develop and apply advanced methods, theories and research techniques for the investigation and resolution of complex project requirements and technical specifications for software development projects
    • Hands-on experience and demonstrated expertise in installation, configuration, and administration of Linux devices in support of cyber security solutions




    • Experience in network equipment and operation lab management
    • Extensive experience in administering a variety of Linux platforms, including, but not limited to Debian, RedHat, and Ubuntu
    • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Bash, Perl, or Python
    • Experience with configuration and administration of a variety of embedded network routers and switches, both consumer and enterprise grade
    • Familiarity with network information security methodologies
    • Working knowledge of configuration management practices
    • Experience in managing or supporting the product development lifecycle


    Required proficiency in the following areas:

    • Installation and configuration of Linux systems
    • Maintenance of network services, equipment and devices, including consumer and enterprise grader embedded devices
    • Configuration and maintenance of network and computing infrastructure
    • Network Familiarity: Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP
    • Familiarity with VMware, vSphere infrastructure
    • Understanding of network management software and protocols
    • Basic knowledge of software design and development concepts


             Additional Qualifications

    • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work in a fast paced environment of rapidly changing requirements in support of the client mission
    • Must be a team player and possess a strong ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team as well as work independently with minimal supervision
    • Willing to periodically travel in support of technical exchange meetings, program reviews, and system testing
    • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
    • MCSE, CCNA, CISSP certifications a plus




    Bachelor of Science in a related field such as Computer Engineering or Computer Science desired.


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