By Light Professional IT Services is looking for a Network Engineer to join our Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Team. This is an exciting position to help lead DISA’s deployment of the next generation Non Classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet) routers as well as help drive the design, test and overall deployment of hundreds of SIPRnet routers throughout the acquisition and engineering lifecycle. As the lead network engineer dedicated to SIPRnet you will support the technical planning, analysis and testing, assessment and technical recommendations.
Develop and validate system architecture
Develop and support initial implementation
Provide lifecycle engineering of network architecture
Provide technical expertise in design review, lab testing & test report, implementation plan and deployment of new advanced large-scale complex DoD networks.
Provide emerging insertion technologies (i.e. new features, capabilities, etc.)
Support mission partners to satisfy the interoperability requirements
Provide all required documentation in support of Configuration Control Boards (CCB)
Oversee Tier III support engineers
Conduct market research to find products to meet requirements
Implement MPLS services offering on the DISN network called IP Transport Provider Edge (IPTPE). MPLS services include L3VPN, L2VPN, VPLS (Virtual Private LAN service) and CsC (Carrier Supporting Carrier). IPTPE platforms tested include Juniper MX960/MX480 and Cisco ASR9010/ASR9006 routers.
Perform testing and support implementation of the DMZ COI VPN (part of NIPRNet Hardening project), which provides separation of the NIPRNet traffic and Mission Critical Community of Interest (COI) traffic using the MPLS L3VPN service
Provide technical security expertise in design, test, evaluation and deployment of advanced large-scale complex DoD networks. Review security requirements set by DoD agencies for the NIPRNET network protection; Assess and analyze current NIPRNET network architecture; Propose and analyze potential solutions.
Reviews security threats to the current DoD NIPRNet/Internet gateway IA infrastructure, architecture, and technology and determines/implements effective countermeasures IAW established policies/regulations/directives
Deliver Router and Firewall Test Plans and resulting Test Reports. Prepare field recommendations and Configuration Guides