The MITRE Corporation Software Defined Networking Research Engineer 30106BR in McLean, Virginia
Software Defined Networking Research Engineer 30106BR
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MITRE’s Communications Network Engineering and Analysis Department, T861, which is part of MITRE’s Infrastructure and Networking Technical Center, seeks an engineer who is passionate about communications networks to perform research, design, analysis, hands-on prototyping, testing, experimentation, and/or modelling and simulation in the areas of Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and other cloud-based technologies. You will work with a team of engineers who specialize in providing networking expertise on a wide variety of projects to solve our nation’s most complex problems.
Perform research, design, analysis, hands-on prototyping, testing, experimentation, and/or modelling and simulation in Software Defined Networks (SDN), network function virtualization, and other cloud-based technologies. All work will require the candidate to make use of his or her fundamental understanding of and interest in networking protocols and principles as well as experience and skills in the virtualization of networks and networking technologies.
Specific duties include one or more of the following:
Network prototyping in a virtualized environment, to include:
Set up and configure virtual network components such as:
Virtual IPSs, etc.
Build and use virtualized networks using a Network Function Virtualization (NFV) infrastructure
Use open source software to manage and automate virtualized technologies
Develop and program prototypes in Python or Java
Build virtualized testbeds and design and execute proof-of-concept experiments in a virtualized environment
Experiment with management and automation of virtualized technologies
Build and run network models of SDN architectures.
Software design and development in an SDN environment, including
Design and develop SDN applications
Design and develop SDN security applications
Integrate multiple SDN controllers to achieve high availability
B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or a related field
Proficiency with Java, Python, or Perl
Proficiency with Linux OS
Coursework, experience, or skills as well as a strong interest in and a good understanding of cloud-based technologies such as:
Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals and related standard networking protocols
Knowledge of IP routing and layer 2 switching protocols
MS or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or related field.
Hands-on experience with any SDN/NFV open source software product, including:
Programming experience with
Familiarity with the configuration of commercial IP routers and Ethernet switches.
Candidate should also possess the following:
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
Be self-motivated to learn new technologies and be flexible to support tasking in a variety of areas
Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics
Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean
This requisition requires a clearance of Secret
Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting Jan 10, 2018, 12:00:00 AM
Req ID: 30106BR