By Light Professional IT Services

  • Network Engineer (TS/SCI)

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/6/2018 2:41 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    By Light is seeking a Network Engineer to join our team supporting a Government customer located at MacDill AFB in Tampa, FL. This position will assist in providing the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of network infrastructure to include multiple, disparate Tier 1 and Tier 2 network architectures. Travel may be required to support service requests through Temporary Duty (TDY) requests.


    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 employee shall operate, monitor, manage, maintain, install, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices and services within the scope of this task.
    • The employee shall support all aspects of network infrastructure management including policies, procedures, implementation, technology integration, virtual encryption and guidance for both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
    • Maintain and enhance a comprehensive Network Infrastructure (NI) Maintenance Program for all networks, systems, and services within the scope of this task to include wireless access points, controllers and associated equipment. 
    • Maintain the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)SOPs for testing and validating the operational status of network infrastructure systems and services.
    • Provide on-site support for all systems/services/networks operated and maintained within the task scope.
    • Provide situational awareness on HQ systems infrastructure to the operations center via a designated liaison.
    • Baseline and maintain all device configurations (to include software) utilizing Information Assurance (IA) Security Technical Information Guides (STIGs)STIGs and maintain configuration/compliance control and policy management of all network devices within the scope of this task.
    • Develop and publish documentation of lessons learned during troubleshooting, covering best practices, policies, and procedures on all aspects of the systems environment related to this task.
    • Manage the Internet Protocol (IP) addressing space for all supported networks and all directly supported sites.
    • Operate and maintain the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) services for all supported networks.
    • Deploy and maintain appropriate network device configurations to support the Enterprise network monitoring suite of tools for Tier 2 (e.g., Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Profiles, Access Control List (ACL) Configurations and Trap Destinations).


    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • 3+ years of experience with Cisco networks (preferably in a DOD environment).
    • Active DoD TS/SCI is required in order to be considered for this opportunity.
    • DOD 8570 IAT-II certification is required and satisfied by holding CompTIA Security+ (SY0-301) certification.
    • CCNA required
    • Extensive experience configuring & troubleshooting Cisco IOS.
    • Valid US Passport; position will be required to travel throughout customer AOR (<10% travel).
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed; mission focused.

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • CCNP desired
    • Knowledge of Juniper/Brocade IOS a plus.
    • Self-motivated, creative, willing to work as a member of a team, organized and able to manage individual schedules. 
    • Extensive networking/client-server applications experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP based networks, Routing & Switching protocols, DHCP, VLAN, and CSfC technologies, specifically in an enterprise environment and in applying security measure to standard configurations.
    • Must be competent to work as part of a team on all phases of customer support to include physical activities such as installing & removing network gear, as well as journeyman level knowledge of basic fiber & copper cabling techniques.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Active DoD TS/SCI is required in order to be considered for this opportunity.
    • This position will provide support to secondary sites within the Tampa Bay metropolitan area, other Continental United States (CONUS) locations, supported embassy networks, and other locations within the customer AOR. 
    • Travel may be required to support service requests through Temporary Duty (TDY) requests.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities




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