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Network Engineer

Company name
Solers Inc

Las Cruces, NM, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, It, Security Clearance

Posted on
Jun 21, 2020

Valid Through
Oct 04, 2020

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Peraton is looking for a Network Engineer who will be responsible for developing, analyzing, and maintenance of site networking architectures. This position is located at the NASA White Sands Complex in Las Cruces, NM.
Peraton is the prime contractor for NASA at the White Sands Complex (WSC) near Las Cruces, New Mexico. Operating here are two functionally identical satellite ground terminals: The White Sands Ground Terminal, and the Second TDRSS Ground Terminal. These ground terminals ensure uninterrupted communications between various ground stations, NASA\u2019s orbiting fleet of Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS), customer spacecraft (satellites), and the computer systems that support such spacecraft. WSC serves as an interface for distributing satellite data to control centers and scientists who then use the daily influx of data to expand our ever-growing knowledge of the Earth and the universe.
What you\u2019ll do\u2026

Demonstrate a working knowledge in field of beginning to intermediate network administrator concepts including (but not limited to): DNS and ARP resolution, IP addressing and subnetting, IP fundamentals, firewall maintenance, switch and router management, as well as OSI model encapsulation.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of best cyber and IT security practices in relation to network management.
From a security perspective, identify areas of improvement in the current networking architecture, propose best practice solutions.
Perform scans and audits of networking infrastructure and propose implementation solutions for remediation of scan findings.
Assist local IT security team in building system security plan (SSP) data entries for networking equipment.
Prepare and present remediation documentation, including: MS Word documents, MS PowerPoint slides, MS Excel files, and any other documentation as requested by the government.
Demonstrate the ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects, while meeting infrastructure development deadlines.
Perform any other job function as outlined by management.
Utilize AutoCAD and/or Visio drawing packages to render thorough and concise drawing packages requested by the government.

You\u2019d be a great fit if have\u2026 

A Bachelor\u2019s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, or other related science.
5 years\u2019 experience working with network administration principles including IP fundamentals, layer 2, layer 3, and firewall application maintenance.
3 years\u2019 experience with Linux OS terminal command line.
3 years\u2019 experience with Cisco IOS and/or Juniper Junos configuration and maintenance.
1 years\u2019 experience working with cyber (IT) security concepts.
The ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.

It\u2019d be even better if you have\u2026 

Completed Security certification.
Experience with VMWare virtualization software suite.
Experience, or ability to learn in a large scale, dynamic environment requiring immediate problem response.
Experience in root cause analysis.
Familiarity with Cisco Nexus, Cisco Catalyst, Cisco ASA, Juniper Junos SRX networking platforms, and Rukus networking.
Familiarity with MS Windows and Linux administration via PowerShell and command line.
Experience in performing credentialed scans utilizing Tenable Nessus Pro Suite.

What you\u2019ll get\u2026

An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
Paid maternity and paternity leave
Company-paid infertility treatments
Cross-training and professional development opportunities
The ability to influence major initiatives

SECURITY CLEARANCE This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.
About Peraton
At Peraton, we\u2019re at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. We\u2019re the partner of choice to help solve some of the world\u2019s most daunting challenges. How? By thinking differently. We\u2019re not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can\u2019t be done.
EEO Statement
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, 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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