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Sr. Network Engineer **Top Secret Clearance**

Arlington, VA · Information Technology

GCyber is currently seeking a Sr. Network Engineer to support a Department of Defense customer in Arlington, VA. As the Sr. Network Engineer, you will support the modernization of the customer’s network infrastructure to a software defined networking platform. A thorough understanding of SDN, switching, and routing, and Ansible scripting.  

**This position requires an active DoD Top Secret clearance**  

What You Will Do: 

  • Transition from legacy network architecture and design, develop, test and deploy Software Defined Network using custom Python and Java scripts
  • Deploy, install, configure, and integrate Aruba, Arista and Juniper network devices for a globally utilized network 
  • Utilize programming/scripting languages and frameworks knowledge and experience in support of automation (Python, Ansible, etc...) to execute custom configuration scripts.
  • Develop network orchestration and management workflows leveraging Aruba Central and Ansible platforms
  • Leverage Aruba Airwave for network management and troubleshoot/resolve installation, infrastructure, and system deployment issues
  • Frequently communicate and collaborate with other team members to ensure successful completion of project objectives and provide technical leadership and guidance to junior personnel
  • Manage and Govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise network
  • Provide guidance to optimize software defined network architecture in multitenant environment distributed across multiple locations and classifications
  • Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise security configuration standards
  • Perform upgrades and act as escalation point for troubleshooting activities 
  • Manage all projects in GitLab 
Required Education, Certifications, and Experience: 
  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field (or equivalent experience)  
  • Active 8570 IAT II certification (https://public.cyber.mil/cw/cwmp/dod-approved-8570-baseline-certifications/)  
  • 5+ years of IT experience, including specific experience supporting software defined network architectures  
  • Strong Python programing capabilities; Ansible experience preferred 
  • Specific experience with Aruba (3810M or similar), Arista, Juniper, or Cisco switches and routers 
  • Basic network capabilities (DHCP, ARP, DNS, VLANs etc.); VXLAN and EVPN experience strongly desired 
  • Basic Linux server administration capabilities; scripting experience required  
  • 802.1x knowledge and experience desired 

For more information about GCyber please visit our website at http://www.gcyber.com.  
By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that GCyber may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its partners and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions. 
GCyber is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identify, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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