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Network Engineer Principal Technical Specialist

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Network Engineer Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Candidate is responsible for analyzing computing/Wide Area (WAN) topologies from a risk and systems engineering perspective. Activities include conducting technical security and risk assessments, drafting assessment reports and memoranda for senior officers; developing and providing briefing assessments briefings, attending customer meetings, and participating in all Sponsor activities related to the assignment.

Assessments will focus on WAN technologies such a Cloud Computing, Software Defined Networking (SDN), IPv4 and IPv6 networks, virtualized networking products, to validate and verift operational and technical requirements, identify points of vulnerability and operational security risks, address non-compliance with established standards and regulation, assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the project lifecycle, and recommend mitigation strategies.


Required Skills:

  • Ten or more years of experience providing computer system engineering services and/or WAN engineering services
  • Ten or more years of computer system engineering experience in a secure environment and three or more years supporting mission based IP networks.
  • Experience with planning, configuring, implementing and maintaining IP network infrastructure products including routers, switches, wireless networks, VPNs, IDS/IPS, firewalls, One Way Transfer (OWT) appliances
  • Demonstrated experience with computer and network security principles
  • Two or more years of experience designing and configuring cloud computing solutions. Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Software Defined Networks and OpenFlow
  • Experience with desktop and server operating systems such as Windows Server (2008R2/2012R2), Windows Workstation (7/8.1), Linux (Redhat/Debian/Ubuntu) and OSX operating systems
  • Two or more year of experience installing and configuring virtual machines using VMWare or equivalent products
  • Knowledge and experience with encryption products, methodologies and configurations
  • Experience with Network Management products such as HP OpenView and Solarwinds
  • Experience writing technical documents using Microsoft Word
  • Experience with Microsoft Visio

  • Candidates must have one or more of the following certifications.
  • Amazon Certified Architect associated or similar cloud certification
  • VMWare Certified Professional vSpehere 5 (VCP5)*
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with one or more of the following network operating systems Cisco iOs, NXOS, JunOS
  • Hands on experience with Network Packet Capture Appliances/Applications, such as Netwitness, Solera, Probe, Wireshark, Snort
  • One or more of the following certifications
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or IT Professional (MCITP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)


Requires 16+ years with BS/BA or

14+ years with MS/MA or

10+ years with Ph.D.

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

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: 2020-09-19 Expires: 2020-10-19

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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