Senior Network Engineer
Category:  Domestic
Type:  Contractor
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Senior Network Engineer
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Top Secret Security Clearance Required

You must have an exiting Top Secret Security Clearance to be considered for this position.

Pay and benefits are very important to any career decision. That's why we have created a compensation package that reflects the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Exceptional health insurance options
  • Company paid vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 100% company paid life and long/short-term disability insurance
  • 401K with no vesting period
  • 20 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Training stipend
  • and more (Please ask for benefits summary).

Chameleon Integrated Services has expertise in operations management, quality systems, data operation and cybersecurity.  We secure some of the most sensitive data for the Department of Defense and for other U. S. federal government agencies.  We are known for the great care we take with clients and employees, and we believe in promoting from within.
Position Overview:   
The Network Engineer works at Fort Meade and supports a large federal agency’s Network Infrastructure.  The Senior Network engineer will be responsible for the upkeep of the security posture of the environment.
This position is Monday–Friday (Day Shift).  Team members expected to be flexible with their schedule to help cover planned and unplanned events of a 24 x 7 operation.  Holiday coverage is required. Rotating on-call weekend support is required
The Sr. Network Engineer will work on a Tier 3 infrastructure team required to support a large federal agency’s network infrastructure. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks
  • Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
  • Purchase recommendations on network equipment and site surveys involved with network installation
  • Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security
  • Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Arranging scheduled upgrades
  • Strong experience with implementing configuration baselines and DISA STIGs
  • Strong experience with vulnerability mitigation and patching
  • Investigating faults in the network
  • Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases
  • Reporting network status to key stakeholders
  • Have flexible working hours to be available to support team when needed
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
 Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and facilitate planning and demonstrations
  • Ability to track, manage, and ensure project tasks are completed in a timely manner
Preferred Technical Knowledge
  • Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS)
  • Topology and rack elevations using Visio
  • Cisco Catalyst access and Nexus core switches
  • Cisco ASR and ISR routers
  • Cisco ASA RAVPN
  • Bluecoat Web Proxies
  • Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Remedy ITSM
  • SolarWinds Network Configuration Monitor (NCM)
  • System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Experience Requirements:
  • 10+ years
Education Requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Networking certification
  • CCNA R+S / CCNP R+S (preferred)
  • Security+ ce
  • IAT Level II certification is required before start
Less than 20%
Top Secret (You must have an existing Top Secret Clearance to be considered)
"We are an equal opportunity employer and all Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status”
Location  Fort Meade , MD
Minimum Experience (yrs): 
Required Education:  Bachelors
Salary:  $ 100000.00 - $ 135000.00
Benefits:  Dental
Heath Insurance
Retirement Savings Plan (401K)

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