By Light Professional IT Services

  • Network Engineer (Secret)

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/17/2018 1:30 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    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 provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • 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
    • 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

    • Current IAT level 2 certification (Security+, etc.)
    • 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

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Minimum DOD Secret clearance required
    • Little to no travel
    • This is a Tier 3 support position which may at times require after hours or weekend support.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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