• Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SC3 is a leading provider of high-end mission support, consulting and technology solutions to the federal government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and nonprofit organizations. SC3�s national security efforts reach across the intelligence community and Department of Defense, providing full life-cycle operational and cyber support and differentiated capabilities to meet our customer�s challenging mission. In addition to our government services area, SC3 provides cutting-edge competitive intelligence and strategic management consulting to commercial clients. Private industry leaders from the financial, health care, manufacturing and other sectors turn to SC3 to ensure that they have access to the most relevant, current, and strategically important information � not only to grow their businesses, but also to protect them.


    The candidate’s general tasks include providing general engineering support to multiple firewall and perimeter security systems and devices. The well-qualified candidate will possess and apply comprehensive knowledge regarding perimeter security devices, switches and routers. The candidate must be capable of planning the testing, implementation, and maintenance of perimeter security technologies and devices. The candidate must be capable of evaluating performance results, performing risk assessments, and recommending changes affecting perimeter security configuration/implementations. Keep well-informed of technical developments of importance and participate in developing or setting standards. Manage change control for designated systems. Continuous understanding of the business processes the system(s) support.


    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Manage an enterprise level network spanning several geographical locations
    • Manage network performance and maintain security
    • Experience in Web content filtering, firewalls- specifically Palo Alto, Cisco ASA and VPN
    • Articulate solutions involving network design, implementation and operations.
    • Troubleshooting switch, routing and WAN connectivity issues
    • Engineer, develop and maintain a routing and switch management strategy
    • Provide general technical support to the service center and network services teams to resolve end-user issues
    • Facilitate technical troubleshooting by third party engineers
    • Routinely review event logs and mitigate any identified issues
    • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for the systems 
    • Provide remediation plans for the testing and implementation of third-party firmware and security updates.
    • Develop and maintain a security profile 
    • Monitor and maintain a baseline configuration for production routers and switches


    Minimum Years of Experience: 8-10 Years

    Required Education: Bachelor’s degree

    DesiredCertifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)

    Skills Required:

    Demonstrated knowledge of the following:

    • Network administration experience (Excellent Layer 2 & 3 Networking Skills and firewall configurations)
    • Firewall, Router and Switch configuration and management
    • Knowledge of capacity management
    • Good understanding of security issues
    • Experience monitoring service thresholds
    • Data manipulation and extraction skills
    • Submitting reports
    • Manage help desk queue
    • Work in a team environment
    • Excellent attention to detail

    Knowledge of the following

    Platforms:  CISCO IOS, NX-OS, Linux, OS X, UNIX, VMware, Windows 7/XP/Server

    Hardware: Nexus 7000, Catalyst 3800, 4500, 6500 switches; Cisco ASR, ISR series routers; Cisco NAC servers, Cisco Load Balancers, Cisco ASA and Firewall Services Module (FWSM)





    Our values are simple and straightforward. We know that competitive salaries and generous benefits are essential in our industry and SC3 strives to offer the best in both areas. We are proud to offer: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 401(k) Plan Supplemental Life & AD&D Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Plan Paid Time Off Paid Holidays Professional Development Employee Referral Bonus Identity Protection Services We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as required by the customer.


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