18 hours

Network Engineer

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
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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.


The Network Engineer is responsible for designing, planning, implementing, and maintaining network systems and services to support mission requirements. Provides ongoing network technical support to addresses availability issues and overcomes network performance problems and issues. Provides technical analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and network tools and applications on-premise and in cloud environments. Monitor network hardware operations to ensure proper configuration settings and security controls options. Reports on overall network performance including frequent problems, underlying issues and plans to improve network availability, performance and problem resolution. Maintains and updates system security plans on network systems. Implements and coordinates on network policies, procedures and security standards. Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Design, implement and maintain network services
  • Monitor, Troubleshoot and resolve, and report network performance problems and issues
  • Ensure availability and operability of hardware to support missions.
  • Set up network security and apply network security protocol and controls; maintain Security Template Implementation Guidelines (STIG) compliance as required.
  • Perform network configuration management and provide specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture
  • Maintains technical proficiency in areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field.
  • At least Eight years experience in conducting analysis and open source research supporting DoD or IC customer, Plus;
    1. Demonstrated experience working as a network engineer designing, building and managing secure complex networks
    2. Demonstrated experience working with teams to establish and maintain system configurations, install network hardware and software, and apply system and security standards.
  • Demonstrated experience demonstrated networking engineering, deployment and administration.
  1. Demonstrated experience in working with on-premise and cloud networks

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active certification as a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP).
  • Active Certification in Information Assurance, Level I, II or III (DoD 8570)
  • Eight years experience in conducting analysis and open source research supporting DoD or IC customer with at least a portion of the experience within the last two years.
  • Ten or more years active duty military, civilian or contractor performance working in Information Operations.

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 sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

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

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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 the 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-11-29

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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