Network Engineer

  • McLean, VA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fenix Group is a Systems Integrator focused on battlefield technologies.  Our mission is to reduce risk and cost to the warfighter by enabling battlefield intelligence at the edge, increasing soldier lethality and allowing smaller teams to control larger areas.  Our experience in deploying specialized austere environment communications systems to enable a "Battlefield of Things" (TM) allows us to connect drones, augmented reality enabled battlefield robots, loitering munitions, and other sensor ecosystem end points to enable US military and first responders with at-the-edge intelligence. 

Job Description

Required Clearance: TS / SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

Work as part of a collaborative, multidiscipline team in support of U.S. Government and provide technical subject matter expertise in the field of network engineering.

· Strong background designing and implementing Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN)

· Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP Networking

· Experience with VPN technologies and protocols including IPSEC and SSL

· Experience configuring and trouble-shooting LAN Switches, Routers, and Firewalls and VPN concentrators.

· Ability to convey technical designs, ideas and results to non-technical audiences and provide briefings to high-level government personnel.

· Experience in authoring documents (reports, briefings, etc,) to support customer missions.

· Demonstrated ability to apply the engineering design process to discover innovative methods to solve technical problems and meet client requirements.


Required Clearance: TS / SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

Required Skills:

· Years of Experience Required: 9+

· Required Education Level/Major: Bachelor’s degree or higher in IT related field

· Must have experience working with Customer Enterprise Network; 9 years minimum experience.

· Must understand Customer security standards and approval process

· Must be familiar with Type 1 encryption devices utilized by the Customer.

· Must have knowledge of Cisco Routing and Switching, and network architecture planning. Ability to configure and manage Cisco ASA appliances.

· Must have knowledge of remote administration and secure Virtual Private Networking.

· Must understand commercial encryption standards and their application in IP networking.

· Must have knowledge of VPN technologies, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IP Multicasting

· Must have strong written and oral communication skills.

· Must have knowledge of Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) IEEE standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n and how to apply them to an enterprise network architecture.

· Relevant experience designing communications systems.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Excellent analysis and critical thinking skills

· Ability to work independently as well as within small and large groups

· Capable of preparing and presenting briefings

· Experience with Microsoft Office product line, including Microsoft Access; experience with Lotus Notes

Desired Skills:

· Knowledge of CFSC standards

· Knowledge of Storage Area Network (SAN) technology.

· An understanding of Private Branch Exchange telephony, to include Avaya/Nortel telephone switches

· An ability to navigate and configure Linux operating systems

· An understanding of RF transport mediums to include cellular, microwave, and satellite communications.

· An understanding of wired data transport mediums to include Category 5e/6 and fiber optics.

· An understanding of EAP-TLS certificate based encryption and RADIUS authentication.

· Prior deployment to hostile areas in support of customer mission

· Prior experience communicating official traffic in the customer Electronic Messaging System (EMS)

· Certifications such as CCNP, CCNA, CCIE, MCSE

· Familiar with military communications

· Familiar with satellite and wireless communications.

· A current diplomatic passport and willingness to travel.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.