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Network Engineer (Secret)

Network Engineer (Secret)

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US-MD-Fort Meade
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Information Technology

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By Light is seeking a dynamic Network Engineer to join our Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program team in Hanover, MD. This is an exciting key position to a major Department of Defense initiative. The right candidate should possess a strong security background and be current on the latest security products to help drive solutions and management architectures.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • The candidate will help drive solutions and management architectures of the networking portion of JRSS
  • Will work in the JRSS lab to provide feedback on current solutions, keep current on vendor products, perform testing and help drive future architectures
  • Document and brief architectural changes and test findings
  • Constantly looking for ways to make improvements

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Degree in either Computer Science/Engineering/Information Science or 2 to 5 years equivalent work experience
  • Current IAT level 2 certification
  • Experience with LAN and WAN design and implementation, network security principles, and general network management best practices (Cisco or Juniper certifications preferred)
  • Strong hands-on network troubleshooting (BGP, VRFs, VLANs) and good technical knowledge of general network principles

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Good knowledge of firewalls, load balancers, VPN’s, and network STIG’s
  • Previous JRSS experience is a plus
  • Good communication skills with strong customer service orientation
  • Self-motivated with problem-solving conviction to develop effective long-term solutions to complex problems
  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Working knowledge of security threat vectors and network security
  • Comfortable working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities