Network Engineer Full-time Regular Sterling, VA, US
Sterling, VA, US
Information Technology (IT)
Full-time Regular Sterling, VA, US
16 days agoRequisition ID : 1734
At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. We are seeking a Network Engineer to support a position in Sterling, VA. The chosen candidate will support a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment with new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.
Criterion is seeking development-focused Network Engineers to support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilities. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development in order to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website: www.criterion-sys.com.
Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software and the design of infrastructure services required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.
Maintaining current knowledge ofhardware and software applications
Conducting trade studies, to determine possible system (hardware, software, architecture) improvements.
Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.
Must have U.S. Citizenship
Must have a Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
Must have 6 years of professional experience or 4 years with a Master’s degree or 2 years with PhD in a related discipline for an E04. Must have 4 years of professional experience or 2 years with a Master’s degree for an E03.
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification or the ability to obtain certification within three months of employment.
Must have strong Infrastructure Engineering experience including Windows and Linux operating systems, VMware, TCP/IP networking, encryption, firewalls, IDS/IPS, host-based security, DNS, Directory Services, Storage, Cloud-based environments (AWS, OpenStack), and SNMP-based network management
Experience and/or familiarity with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and risk assessments.
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level III certification preferred
Infrastructure-related certifications preferred such as Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), VMware, AWS Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Cloud Essentials
Experience with network infrastructure troubleshooting tools
Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques
Experience and/or familiarity with DevOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and tools such as Docker, Jenkins, Rational Team Concert, JIRA, Git, Chef, Ansible, and Puppet
Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM)
Certifications related to Agile development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, SAFe Agilist (SA), SAFe Practitioner (SP) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
NOTE: This position will either be a Sr. Network Engineer II (G09) or a Sr. Network Engineer I (G08) depending on the candidates qualifications.
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Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
Network and Server Administration
Top Secret/Single Scope Background Investigation (TS/SS B I)
Criterion is an industry-recognized Cybersecurity and IT leader. In the last two years, we have almost tripled its revenue and total staff strength as a result of organic growth across our current contracts supporting agencies such as the Department of Energy (DOE) and recent contract awards with new customers including the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Information Technology Center (NITC), and the Department of Commerce.
In 2017, we were recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and we won the Moxie Award in the Cybersecurity Category.
Would you like to be part of this exciting organization? Please consider applying to one of our open positions.
Working at Criterion
As a service company – our employees are our most valuable asset. We have an Employee Outreach and Retention program centered on communications, camaraderie, recognition, and career tracks.
The program includes: • Quarterly All Hands meetings • Quarterly happy hours • Team lunches • Quarterly and annual awards to celebrate employee achievements
Criterion is currently looking for motivated individuals to join our team to support our clients across the government at federal civilian agencies like the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DoD), and the Intelligence Community (IC).