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  • Connectivity Engineer Line 3 III Function 1

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

    Axom Technologies is currently seeking a skilled Connectivity Engineer Line 3 III Function 1 to join our growing team! The Engineer performs engineering services to enable all aspects of network management from network design through implementation, maintenance, sustainment of existing networks, and identification/correction of complex internetwork issues.


    • 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.
    • 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. (U) Validate new and existing dataflow and data formats.
    • Lead large efforts of dynamic requirements and scale.
    • Work with System engineers, customers, and cross organizational teams to refine requirements. (U) Coordinate with appropriate dataflow organizations and end-customer recipients, follow-on data repositories and tasking organizations and understand potential adverse impacts on system-wide dataflow.
    • 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. (U) Perform support to QC, QA, and CM services.
    • 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 with minimal down time.
    • Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design.


    • Twelve (12) years’ 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 (4) years of additional network engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Certifications:
    • An IAT level III baseline certification as defined by DoD 8570.01-M is required.
    • An IAT II will be accepted (Security + CE, GSEC, or SSCP) if the candidate obtains an IAT level III (CISA, CISSP, CASP, GCIH, or GCED) within 1 year of contract award and provide expected date for completion. 
    • A CCNP certification or higher. 
    • ITIL ® V3 Foundations.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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