Network Engineer

TransQuest - Fort Meade, MD3.4

ContractEstimated: $95,000 - $130,000 a year
(Network Engineer Level 3)

TransQuest IT is actively seeking to hire a Network Engineer for a newly awarded program at Ft. Meade, MD. The position requires a federal Top Secret security clearance with current or recent SCI access and a full-scope polygraph. This requirement cannot be waived so if you are not cleared to this level already, you will not be considered for the position.

The Network Engineer is a team member who provides configuration and maintenance services on the Network Administration team including technical services to the Network Administrators and System Administrators, monitoring and maintaining the current infrastructure, improving system performance, and automating system administration.

Ten (10) years’ experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Information Systems Management from an accredited college or university.
Note: Four (4) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Domain Requirements:
Five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required in Computer Network Operations - Wireless (WiMAX/WiFiber/Wireless LAN/Ethernet Bridges)
Five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required in Information Assurance - HAIPE encryption and Tandberg Teleconferencing equipment.
Five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required in Information Technology - Experience configuring and maintaining at least three (3) high end Cisco products such as: CISCO 1004 ASR; Cisco 1006 ASR; Cisco 7600 routers; Cisco 6500 switches; Cisco 3900 routers; Cisco 3800 routers Cisco 3700 switches; Cisco 3800 switches; Cisco 3900 switches; Cisco call manager 4.1 or higher, Cisco Unity
Five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required in Point-to-Point (Microwave, Millimeter wave, Optical, Troposcatter) and WAN Communications such as SATCOM, and VSAT
Five (5) years of demonstrated experience is required in
Monitoring – Network management and performance monitoring tools such as: Cisco Prime WhatsUpGold, HPNA, NetCollector, and NetPlanner.

Conducts inventories as directed (e.g., semiannually/annually)
Configure and maintain organization's network diagrams and accreditations.
Integrate hardware and software to satisfy ISO 9000 requirements and other DoD/IC regulations.
Oversee the deployment and sustainment to all network equipment.
Establishes procedures to ensure strict control of each item of keying material whenever the material is turned over from one shift to another or from one individual to another
Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput through design analysis and network performance monitoring tools
Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, Traffic Shaping Voice over IP (VOIP), GRE Tunneling, IP Security (IPSec) IP Encryption and Media over IP (MoIP), and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate
Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design.
Coordinate with the system engineering and dataflow efforts to ensure proper mission operations to minimize down time.
Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components
Optimize end-to-end system performance and dataflow management.
Design solutions, integrate, configure, deploy, test and provide ongoing maintenance for numerous types of network devices, interfaces and methodologies
Design, integrate, test and deploy Network solutions
Coordinate with appropriate dataflow organizations and end-customer recipients, follow-on data repositories and tasking organizations and mitigate potential adverse impacts on system-wide dataflow
Validate new and existing dataflow and data formats,
Manage assigned tasks and provide guidance to junior Network Engineers.
Applies Network Acceleration techniques such as Riverbed.
Develops algorithms used in modules or incorporated into models associated with the research and development of technologies and systems.
Resolve complex network problems, operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment and network simulators
About TQIT

At TransQuest Information Technology (TQIT), our values mean a lot to us. At our core, we wield technology to create success for those who defend our nation. Recognized as a leader of transformative solutions in the technology services industry, TQIT offers wide-reaching global opportunities in the DoD and Intelligence Communities. As a small business with a family environment, we care for our people and their careers by offering best-in-class benefits, compensation and training programs. Please take a look at a complete list of jobs at:

TQIT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.