AceInfo Solutions, Inc.

Network Engineer II

US-WV-Kearneysville
Type
Regular Full-Time
Clearance
Ability to successfully pass a DHS NACI

Overview

Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a leading Federal contractor with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, we are deeply committed to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction. We have a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management, and quality practices. AceInfo is a trusted IT partner to the Federal Government, and we help various agencies transform and strengthen their processes, operations, infrastructures, and security practices to help them further their critical missions.

For over 15 years, we have successfully managed large and significant Federal programs. We have proven experience prioritizing client satisfaction, project quality, and providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to Federal clients.

AceInfo is prime on 95% of our contracts, is headquartered in Reston VA, and has geographically dispersed office locations throughout the country, to include: Kearneysville, WV; Chesapeake, VA; Fort Collins, CO; Boulder, CO; Quantico, VA; Kansas City, MO; Bowie, MD; multiple Washington, DC Metropolitan locations, and project presence in 23 states in all time zones. We offer excellent benefits and salary packages including free medical/dental/life insurance premiums for staff members. We offer relocation assistance for internal employees and external candidates, within 50 miles (minimum) of work location. We do not offer assistance for relocation and housing for internship positions.

 

 

AceInfo is currently seeking a Network Engineer II to support our federal project, in Kearneysville, WV. This position is open to US citizens only and requires applicants to successfully obtain a NACI prior to start date.

 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

 

 

This position will report directly to the Network as a Service (NaaS) Project Manager. The Network Engineer will be responsible for DOD network implementation and daily maintenance as their primary task.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as a first-responder, interacting directly with users and system administrators to document and address service requests and trouble reports
  • Diagnose and resolve common connectivity and network service issues
  • Install, configure, and manage network equipment (firewalls, routers, switches, Load Balancers, etc.)
  • DHCP system administration (assignment and coordination of network addresses)
  • DNS system administration (assignment and coordination of registered hostnames)
  • Proficiency in OSI Layer 2-3 environments
  • Implement Firewall Policies, Juniper , Fortigate
  • Provide internal status reports, enforces quality control of project deliverables, and implements efficient processes and procedures for continuing improvement of the certification and accreditation process 

Qualifications

  

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or IT or equivalent work experience. Familiar with information security practices. Familiar with OSI data communications model.
  • Juniper certification/training: JNCIS-SEC highly desired, JNCIA-Junos is acceptable


REQUIRED SKILLS:

 

  • Juniper Firewall implementation and maintenance in a DOD environment
  • 5-15 years of experience in technical Information technology engineering and architecture functions with a strong background in network infrastructure, firewall maintenance, and security policiesWorking knowledge of DOD STIG requirements.
  • The ideal candidate will also have a background in network architecture including Juniper, CISCO, and F5
  • LAN/WAN infrastructure design and implementation experience in Juniper and Cisco (LAN) product line, networks, and network security
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and effective in interfacing with internal and external customers fostering collaboration and establishing strong partnerships and relationships
  • Experience in data center design, planning and consolidation of global sites a plus
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure technology such as server, storage, network and inter-relationship with data center architecture designs and services
  • Proficiency with advanced features of Microsoft Word and other Microsoft Office Suite applications including Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience with Adobe Acrobat Professional.
  • Detail oriented with strong technical knowledge, superior writing skills, and excellent customer relationship management skills
  • The Network Engineer is responsible for planning, developing, finalizing, and reviewing key deliverables in each stage of the certification and accreditation process. As a result, a strong understanding of standards and requirements outlined by Department of Defense (DOD) Security Technical implementation Guidelines (STIG), NIST, FISMA, and others as required.

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

 

Knowledge of the Department of Homeland Security enterprise architecture including security policies, procedures, and guidance. Experience with NIST/NIAP certification and accreditation processes. Experience in the financial services market is beneficial but not required

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, IT security architecture and design (firewalls, intrusion detection systems, virtual private networking, and virus protection technologies -- behavioral based a plus).
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN design and general internetworking technologies. Hands-on experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of various operating systems and hardware.
  • Basic programming and database training. The Ideal candidate will possess one or more of the following certifications: CCNA, JNCIA-Junos or JNCIS-SEC.
  • Experienced in the design, planning and building of data centers with experience in data center consolidation is a plus

     

 

Additional Information

 

This position is open to US citizens only and requires applicants to successfully obtain a NACI prior to start date.

 

 

Additional Requirement:

 

U.S. Citizen is required for the position. Candidate must successfull pass a Federal Background Investigation. 

 

 

Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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