Sr. Network Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Trace Systems (


  full-time   employee

Ft. Meade
United States

Job Title: Sr. Network Engineer
Job Location: Ft Meade, MD
Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI clearance
Due to the nature of the work and US Government requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Trace Systems is recruiting for a cleared Sr. Network Engineer to be part of an engineering team in Ft. Meade, MD. This role will build DOD systems using advanced networking functionalities such as virtual or distributed switches, network emulation devices, network overlay technologies, Cisco voice and video, and NIC offload capabilities.

Duties include:

Management of Ft. Meade lab environment infrastructure for day to day operations
Designs architectures to include the software to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
Designs CUCM architecture, VoIP planning to include installation and configuration with Development lab.
Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems and DoD architectures.
Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture.
Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including software updates or upgrades.
Formulates and defines specifications for operating system applications or modifies and maintains existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer.
Creates detailed design specifications for use by software development staff members.
Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction.
Develops software design documents and technology white papers.
Instrumental in selection of development tools. Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams and for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel. Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products.
Manage all messaging systems, Windows Server Enterprise supported by the Infrastructure team by performing server builds, virtual machine management, server maintenance, etc.
Manage VMware vSphere environment and all supporting components, vRA, vROPS, etc.
Install, maintain and monitor equipment, which may include network and server infrastructure, application systems and database systems
Recommend and implement changes to the overall system and messaging environments through following an institutionalized change management process
Act as an escalation point on critical issues for various internal technology groups
Perform other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Position required experience with CUCM, version 9.x or later,
Network Certification
Current DoD 8570 IAT II certification
Strong proficiency in developing, improving and establishing business processes and supporting tools
Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI clearance

Due to the nature of the work and US Government requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience in implementing and troubleshooting Virtual Networking configurations and Distributed Virtual Switches
Strong experience in implementing and troubleshooting vCenter and Virtual Machines;
Strong experience in implementing Hypervisor and Virtual Machine Storage;
Proficiency in SAN and NAS administration
Strong experience with Public and Private Key services (Design and Implementation)
Position requires a minimum of 3 years experience supporting DoD Coalition network infrastructure and service deployments
CCNP or Advanced Networking Certification
Experience with Cloud and hybrid cloud deployments is a plus
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math) OR at least twelve years of general experience of which ten years is directly related experience
Trace Systems
Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroadâ??â?? whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading-edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #jointracesystems

Trace Systems is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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