The MITRE Corporation Sr. Network Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
Sr. Network Engineer
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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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics
Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford
Other Locations United States-Virginia-McLean
This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI
Travel Yes, 15 % of the Time
Job Posting May 17, 2018, 11:00:00 PM
Req ID: 00050277