Network Architect, Expert

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Job ID
Information Technology


We are seeking an Expert Network Architect who will assist with establishing overall strategic network standards and priorities.


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


The right candidate will be providing technical guidance and direction for TCP/IP transport network design and engineering, network routing protocols, advanced virtual networking technologies.


Other responsibilities may include:

  • Analyzing the optimization of network system performance.
  • Overseeing the strategic interface of network systems configuration.
  • Assessing network engineering technologies, computing systems hardware and software protocols.
  • Providing high-level technical advice and guidance to managers and technical resources on network technologies to meet current and future organizational needs.
  • Identifying INFOSEC and COMSEC security requirements for the network.



  • Cisco IOS, including switching, routing, segment routing and other technologies
  • Radio Frequency (RF) and spectrum engineering
  • Optical networking technology and engineering
  • Satellite communications engineering
  • Experience with a variety of network technologies and solution architectures
  • Broad understanding of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the networking field.
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art systems engineering principles and network design concepts
  • In depth working knowledge of MPLS, TCP/IP, VPN, and IP telephony
  • Full working knowledge of the OSI model, routing protocols and their application to router configurations
  • Experience in multi-vendor network security environment
  • Experience with routing design, techniques, and protocols such as BGP
  • In-depth understanding of peering, QoS and traffic engineering 
  • Cloud experience (AWS (VPC, transit gateway, private link, ELB, etc), Azure (connectivity services – Vnet, virtual WAN, VPN gateway, application protection, application delivery and network monitoring, etc)
  • Security best practices for firewalls and perimeter security measures including VPN technologies
  • Continuous integration, test automation and / or SecDevOps on iterative development projects
  • Agile Development methodologies
  • Cisco Certifications: CCNA or CCNP



By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that ASEC may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.


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.



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