Senior Network Engineer

Hamilton Township, New Jersey, United States | Full-time

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Augustine Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking Senior Network Engineer to join our team of professionals in Hamilton Township, NJ. Our company provides the ability for career development and growth, both professionally and technically, and welcomes highly motivated and talented engineers to fill key positions. We work to provide technology advancements and improvements to the Department of Defense to ensure our Warfighters possess reliable, resilient communications against all adversaries, and systems that work over these communications anytime, anywhere, in all domains, and in all environments. Key facets of this work include providing insight into operational problems involving software systems and architectures to fill near term mission requirements and high-priority capability gaps for Warfighters through the assessment and development of cutting-edge solutions for next generation systems, architectures, waveforms, applications, and data formats to ensure they are integrated with the Nett Warrior Soldier system and terrestrial and cloud-based infrastructure.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

 

As an ACI Senior Network Engineer, you will have opportunities to interface with senior level customers, Warfighters, and leadership while performing the following functions: 

  • Install, operate, and maintain all lab Tactical Network (formerly WIN-T) and higher echelon transport equipment 
  • Facilitate connections to remote sites and coordinate efforts with JOIN, NetMod, FBCB2 NOC, DCGS, EXT Customers over the DREN and NEC, as required. 
  • Load all firmware/updates for Tactical Network systems 
  • Install, operate, and maintain lab CNR gateway equipment 
  • Load and validate all data products 
  • Perform functional routing, gateway, and performance testing of Tactical Network 
  • Provide feedback on data product problems 
  • Assist with test execution, test plan, and report generation 
  • Maintain lab Network Backbone (Switches, Routers, Firewalls) as well as the Tactical Network (Switches, Routers, Firewalls (11 rule sets)). 
  • Deploy router and switch configurations modeled after the TNIC files. 
  • Modify lab networking equipment to integrate with external facilities and customer requirements. 
  • Work with Tactical Network personnel to make modifications to baseline configuration files as required by the customer's findings. 
  • Document network and update as changes occur. 
  • Provide network diagrams and other documentation as required to support customer needs. 
  • Troubleshoot customer support issues as they arise. 
  • Troubleshoot network issues with NOC personnel as they arise. 
  • Troubleshoot external network issues as they arise. 
  • Perform vulnerability assessments utilizing DoD approved systems (e.g.: ACAS, Nessus, SCAP tool, STIG viewer, etc.) for report generation and to assist with system hardening in accordance to IA guidelines. 

 

Senior Network Engineer who fits our team is: 

  • Dynamic: contributes energy and enthusiasm to our daily tasks, to the team’s interactions, and to the Company’s mission. 
  • Thorough: possesses an unparalleled work ethic; produces complete, even polished products; persistent; mission-focused; asks “Why?” as often as necessary to get to the root of the matter. 
  • Mature: respects others’ opinions, beliefs, and culture; listens to ideas, shares thoughts, and works independently and together to contribute insights to the company’s leaders. 
  • Forthright: speaks with conviction; argues based on understanding, respectfully. 
  • Inquisitive: seeks deeper explanations of how systems work, not the surface-level description of the actors involved; goes beyond “stick-fetching” to connect the unconnected. 
  • Timely: shows up, ready to think, prepared to get on with the day’s assignments; contributes analytical insights that meet time-sensitive, reasonable requests. 
  • Honest: knows what’s right, what’s legal, what’s appropriate; conducts himself/herself accordingly. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum 5+ years hands-on experience in the following: 

  • Subject Matter expertise of Tactical Networks (formerly WIN-T) systems/architecture. 
  • Cisco Experience to include: Cisco IOS and NXOS, Cisco ISE, Cisco UCS Networking and Configuration, Cisco ASA. 
  • Routing Protocols BGP, OSPF, RIP, EIGRP as well as proficient in MULTICAST. 
  • Experience with WAVE voice interoperability solution. 
  • Experience with network protocol analysis using Sniffer or similar. 
  • VMWare experience: VMware Networking. 
  • Familiarity with Army Software Baselines and Architectures. 
  • Experience working with Microsoft and a background with designing and implementing LANs and VLANs. 
  • Experience with scripting and Ansible for Automation. 

Education/Certs/Security: 

  • Secret Clearance. 
  • DoD8670.01-M approved baseline security certification (e.g., Security+). 
  • Computing Environment Certification (e.g., Juniper, Cisco, Brocade, etc.). 
  • Network+ or CCNA preferred. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Network Engineering, its equivalent, or related engineering discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • TS/SCI Clearance. 
  • Knowledge and experience with Department of Defense networks and systems. 
  • Domain experience in geospatial systems (i.e., moving map display), geo-positioning devices, advanced GPS technology, tactical networking, and/or mission planning solutions desired. 
  • Experience with Tactical networks and mission command systems. 
  • Experience with handheld mobile computing devices. 

Augustine Consulting, Inc. offers a robust benefits package which includes: 

  • Competitive Salary. 
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans with optional Health Savings Account (HSA). 
  • Safe Harbor Retirement savings and company match. 

 

Find out more at www.aciedge.com