Network Engineer

Perspecta - Boise, ID3.3

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year
Business Group Highlights

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators, and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further—to look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages—but with the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

We are looking for aNetwork Engineer that has the ability to telework.

The person that fills this position will be expected to perform the following:

Provide the client secure access to the commercial internet through both wired and wireless solutions, be accessed through standard commercial desktop and mobile data and voice devices and improve the user’s experience.
The solution will provide transport to existing DoD networks requiring authentication via a robust, reliable, isolated and secure network, running in parallel to the existing campus network.
Assessments of the base network environment is expected to yield a series of recommendations to improve network performance and agility.
Provide network architecture and on a day-to-day basis to satisfy field IT requirements.
Work on network upgrades and site build outs with IT security best practices.
Assess wireless landscape and come up with detailed plan and documentation to mitigate and improve network health.
Work as an architect to deploy and manage campus security solutions – Aruba ClearPass infrastructure, Cisco / PAN VPN, RSA Two Factor Authentication.
Assess WAN and LAN performance and improve QoS strategies on MPLS and SD-WAN networks.
Work on next-generation projects with cloud-based services in AWS and Azure. • Assess WAN and LAN performance periodically and improve QoS strategies on MPLS and SDWAN networks.
Revamp new network initiatives like multicast networks and SDWAN technologies to introduce corporate video streaming service globally.
Work with a suite of network monitoring tools like SolarWinds Orion, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and other data analysis tools like NetFlow and Splunk to help tune and improve network infrastructure health.
Assess Network from the Edge Router inward, all components of ICAN Wired and Wireless, Classified and Unclassified networks
Assess the current performance management
Assess the Network from the Edge Router inward, all components of the campus network, Wired and Wireless, Classified and Unclassified networks
Define information requirements and templates to obtain an understanding of the base network environment
Designs and plans network communications systems.
Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.
Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
Conducts testing of network design. Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options.
Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network.
Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations.

BS/BA plus 8 + years of related experience in the following area:
Cisco Network platform –CCIE Routing/Switching + Security
Enterprise Wireless design and Architecture Cisco - Mist
Large scale PAN Firewalls and Aruba ClearPass / Cisco AnyConnect Deployment expertise, Enterprise Routing and Campus Switching, Nexus data center switching,
Cloud-based networking technologies in AWS, Azure or equivalent. WAN optimization technologies. Exposure to SDN and network virtualization technologies like NSX, Nutanix, HCI
Certification: Active CCNA (Bonus: Aruba wireless certification(s))
Aruba experience - ACCX ACMX ACMP ACDP ACCP or ACSP certifications highly desirable.
Aruba Airewave, Aruba Clearpass, and Aruba 8.x experience highly desired.
Active secret clearance required

Exceptional problem-solving skills, and experience with cross functional managements
Communicate across communities with exceptional written and oral communications skills, including executive-level presentations
Leadership experience with diverse, multi-domain, distributed program teams
About Perspecta
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)