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  • Connectivity Engineer Line 2 III Function 2

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Labor Category (LCAT) NC-01-CEL2F2-III-03
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Overview

    Axom Technologies is currently seeking a skilled Network Engineer to join our growing team! The Engineer performs network design implementation, maintenance, and sustainment of existing networks. 


    • Implements and sustains Wide area networks (WANs), Campus Area Networks (CANs), Data Center Networks/Interfaces (DCN/DCI), Network Security (NETSEC) and Tactical/Deployable Networking Systems
    • Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents
    • Implements communication system requirements to support the distributed functionality of a networked enterprise environment
    • Analyzes network characteristics (e.g. traffic connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput), troubleshoots problems, and recommends modification of network configurations
    • Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate
    • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput
    • Resolve complex network problems and operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment, and network simulators
    • Perform site surveys, system installations, configuration management, maintenance, modernization, and sustainment of a global Enterprise Network
    • Perform Connectivity Engineering Services to pre and post deployment tests. Perform security testing and design evaluations
    • Employ Government standards to configure the interconnects between data centers, networks, and security boundaries
    • Draft technical requirements, configuration management, and planning documentation
    • Design, integrate, configure, deploy, test, and maintain numerous types of network devices, interfaces and technologies to include VPN, VRF, VSS, BGP and OSPF routing, and VLAN
    • Optimize end-to-end system performance (capacity, margins, data quality etc.) and dataflow management
    • Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components
    • Coordinate with the system engineering and dataflow efforts to ensure proper mission operations to minimize down time
    • Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design


    • Seven years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college or university is required (Four years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree)
    • IAT Level II certification required (ie. Security+ or equivalent)
    • ITIL ® V3 Foundations required
    • CCNA required

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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