13 hours

Network Engineer Technical Specialist

Undisclosed, VA
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options. Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network. Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff.

Work Description:

The individual selected for thisposition will support the Customer organization responsible for piloting secure internet solution(s) in supportof mission requirements; includes providing strategic planning, requirements definition, use case development, architectural design for possible expansion, and governance--including acquisition strategy, operating procedures, ans associated costs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Supporting the Customer in delivering system pilot based on prototype developed by others; defining/refining architecture for expansion, and associated documentation
  • Developing future technology roadmaps that describe the plans to move from "as-is" to the "to-be"; identify way-forward.
  • Providing technology-specific knowledge and consultation to Customer components; assist in technical reviews and designs; assesstechnical solutions to business needs; and development of technical concepts of system operations for Customer components' requirements, system designs, and system architecture.
  • Provide network and systems architecture expertise and consultation to engineering components; assist in technical reviews and architecture designs; develop strategic direction; assess technical solutions in support of initiatives/objectives.
  • Support Customer in defining network architectures,illustrating anddocumenting new and existing networks; provide architectural guidelines with appropriate levels ofabstraction for stakeholder engineering teams to design and build to.
  • Identify gaps in capabilities and provide strategic direction towards a solution.
  • Coordinate closely with stakeholder engineering teams to define and document requirementsand provide expert technical guidance.
  • Develop other architectural artifacts--drawings/diagrams, concepts of operation, etc.--as required.
  • Work withmultiple stakeholders to define requirements and resolve discrepancies between proposed plans and established standards.


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated expertise in WAN networking protocols and concepts; how network traffic is impacted as it moves between different systems
  • Demonstrated ability to build/deploy global networks and communicate effectively across organizational boundaries
  • Demonstratedexpertise with networking concepts (TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, RPC, SNMP, DNS, VPC/VPN, etc.) and proficiency with network traffic analysis tools
  • Demonstrated understanding of USG network/systems capabilities, best practices, and policies/procedures--including cloud
  • Ability toillustrate complex technical issues clearly and accurately forconsumption by both technical and non-technical audiences--e.g., Network Architectures, drawings, and leading whiteboard technical discussions
  • Complex problem-solving--identifying complex programs and reviewing related information to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
  • Experience successfully working in a dynamic,challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Network Engineering/Security or related technical discipline

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-12-02 Expires: 2021-01-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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