Network Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Provides in-depth technical support for troubleshooting networking issues that arise from a complex, multi-networked Cross-Doman solutions system. Has deep understanding of network device (router and switch) configuration from multiple vendors. Troubleshoots general networking issues arriving on the system, including at the workstation (endpoint) level.

The Network Systems Engineer will be an integral member of a multi-functional 10 person Help Desk team, responsible for supporting the customer's network requirements and mission needs. This position will support 8 hours/day, 5 days a week. There is an on call requirement to support the customer's mission needs when required.

General Responsibilities:
• Supports all functions of network and telecommunications equipment into operational systems using international, US, and Military standards
• Documents equipment layout taking into account power, cooling and security requirements
• Performs end-to-end systems testing
• Integrates serial and IP encryptors into networks and systems
• Implements new technologies as appropriate
• Integrates and installs new hardware

Mantatory Skills Requirements:
• Strong network troubleshooting skills (especially Layer 2 and Layer 3)
• Understands Serial and IP encryptors
• Understands emerging telecommunication trends and technologies
• Deep knowledge of Cisco IOS configuration
• Experience with Juniper SRX setup and configuration (JunOS)
• CentOS based Linux
• Strong written and verbal communications skills

Other Skills Preferred:
• Experience supporting military personnel
• CCNA Certification
• Experience with Red Hat
• DoD 8570 IAT Level II Compliant
• Experience with Wireshark/Tcpdump
• Experience working as part of Help Desk Team