Team CACI has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Network Engineer supporting a supporting a DHS customer’s wide-area (WAN), local-area (LAN) and campus-area (CAN) networks across multiple security domains. The contractor is responsible for the overall platform management, code version and patch management. The contractor will be supporting USCIS Network Infrastructure which will include routers, switches, Load Balancers, Riverbeds Firewalls, Wireless Access Points, ISE and Wireless concentrators and IDS/IPS devices. Working closely with the USCIS Networking Engineer, Networking Operations and Architect team, the contractor is expected to assist in design and implementation to scale network automation and manage complex deployment via automation and increase the productivity using the Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Testing (CI/CD/CT) workflow. The contractor will work cooperatively, collaboratively and transparently with all associated organizations to support Network. This role necessarily deals with highly confidential and sensitive information, and the role is expected to confirm to best handling practices.
What You’ll Get to Do:
You are an established and productive individual contributor who works independently with general supervision. Assists with difficult and complex problems and may influence other technical staff through explanation of facts, policies and practices. The Network Engineer will be actively involved with all phases of security design, implementation, proactive monitoring, troubleshooting and analysis of firewalls, IDSs, VPNs, security controls and policies. Develops system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, and all relevant documentation. Develops security assessment and mitigation strategies. Maintain compliance with DOD Information Assurance requirements as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded.
More About the Role:
Work with both corporate and customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide network architecture solutions
Evolve agency’s vision by delivering a rigorous approach to IT modernization and transformations across the program
Support and strengthen agency’s governance, enterprise architecture, and cloud migration frameworks
Collaborate with end user facing teams to define technology on analysis, migration strategies and approaches
Assists with designs, analyses, tests and implementation of state-of-the-art secure network architectures
Experience working with enterprise vendors such as Infoblox, Equinix, NetApp, AWS, and Cisco
Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for design
Evaluates modern technologies to optimize network efficiency
Functional understanding of network Layer 2 /3 switching and routing protocols
Plans and implements tech refreshes, upgrades and new equipment installs
Manages project for decommissioning, equipment retirement and obsolescence
Inform management in a clear, concise, and timely manner of any customer or network related issues
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
US Citizenship required
An active Entrance on Duty (EOD) is required to begin employment and must be maintained as a requirement of continued employment
A minimum of seven 2-5 years of subject matter experience deploying WAN/LAN, Routing, Switching, Optimization and extensive exposure with Cloud Service Providers
Required Certification(s): CCNA along with a BA/BS or equivalent experience
Proven experience with Agile, sprints and DevOps concepts
Experience working with a Scrum Master, Daily Scrum meetings, sprints and written deliverables
Strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment and decision-making skills
Proven communicator and leader. Must be able to work well in an environment facilitating a large group of government and other contractor personnel to achieve a common goal
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Flexible – The environment is highly dynamic. You will be expected to keep up with the changing environment while ensuring a high-level of operational effectiveness along with sprint work items and deliverables due the end of each sprint.
Team Player – This role is part of a much larger team
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Relevant DHS focused experience
Knowledge of MS Visio is a plus
BS in Information Technology or Computer Science
F5 Certified experience, CCNA, or other CISCO certifications preferred
SolarWinds, Infoblox and Splunk experience preferred
What We Can Offer You:
- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.