7 days old
2018-08-072018-09-13

Sr. Network Engineer

MITRE
Bedford, MA
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.
 
Do you have a background in network technologies? Do you have a passion for learning and developing new technologies in an enterprise environment? Do you have knowledge of IP networks? Do you understand why scalability, network automation, and data-driven decisions are important?
MITRE's Network Engineering team is currently seeking a Network Engineer. This is a great opportunity to work in a team environment where you will be part of the engineering group that supports both our corporate enterprise infrastructure and enables sponsor-facing projects.
 
Role:
  • Provide full lifecycle engineering for the corporate secure network, to include everything from supporting vendor evaluations, through supporting design and operationalizing, to budgeting for ongoing sustainment and support.
  • Constantly evaluate current network infrastructure for improvement opportunities including automation activities
  • Build and support classified network infrastructure across multiple sites & campuses
  • Act as an effective engineer for high-visibility projects
Results:
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective technical and support documentation for use by engineering and sustainment staff to include design & test plans, implementation plans, and automation plans using standard templates (where existing) or proposing & creating new templates where needed.
  • Ability to review operational metrics and make analytic decisions/recommendations about both security issues as well as operational infrastructure performance
  • Ability to engage in analytical troubleshooting and performance analysis work under operational deadlines
  • Ability to participate in on-call rotations and occasional off-hours work to support emergencies and projects
  • Deploy all hardware/software configurations following established standards in an automatable and auditable method.
Behaviors:
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and cross departmental teams
  • Provide mentoring and support to other staff where needed to help build a knowledge sharing enterprise
  • Strong desire to maintain knowledge of industry standards, trends, and technologies and look for opportunities to implement continuous improvement of existing services.
  • Ability to embrace outside-the-box unique solutions where needed.
  • Ability to influence peers and technical decision-making through negotiation.
Required qualifications
  • Demonstrated operational and hands-on knowledge of network equipment
  • Ability to develop knowledge of industry trends and developments around network technology
  • Basic experience, or ability to develop experience, in automating network infrastructure
  • Familiarity with network design and common routing/switching protocols
  • Certifications capable of meeting DoD IAT II or higher (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, CCNA-Security)
  • Top Secret (collateral) clearance
  • Ability to be cleared at SSBI level
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with various NIST compliance standards
  • Experience/certifications with ITIL framework and fundamentals
  • Network certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, Security+, etc)
  • Knowledge of network and infrastructure security issues and considerations

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