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Network Engineer

Chantilly, Virginia
RCT Systems is seeking to hire Network Engineers. Come be a part of a dynamic team that will:
Designs, develops, tests, integrates and deploys solutions for critical requirements. The current solution is at the end of life stage, therefore new solutions need to be developed and incorporated; new and innovative technologies utilized to successfully meet the user requirements. The goal of the Sponsor is to design and deliver an enterprise-level system with a modular, segmented architecture that can support both large scale and small scale solutions in order to meet the requirements across a broad range of applicable use cases. In order to support the technical requirements, the Sponsor requires Information Technology (IT) activities to achieve the goal of designing, developing, testing, integrating and deploying the solutions. The Network Engineer will design a multi-tenant network architecture with network segmentation that adhere to the Sponsor’s information technology security standards, design networks that enable internet access with managed Point of Presence (PoP), and design modular and highly configurable networks to take advantage of novel technological solutions. They will build, configure, and maintain network solutions with both a defensive and offensive cyber security mindset; incorporate cloud base technology such as AWS, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Google to distribute points of presence using distributed systems principles; and develop and implement strategies of systems, sub systems, and associated network components with a vision for meeting today’s requirements while maintaining future proofing through modular design. They should be able to design backup procedures, troubleshoot problems, provide resolution, and ensure that system development follows guidelines and industry best practices, prepare and deliver program and user level documentation, communicate and share expertise within and across the Sponsor’s organizational boundaries, and work both independently and in small groups.
Experience in advanced network architecture and design concepts that translate directly to ability to modify network architectures to meet Sponsor’s network requirements.
Experience independently designing and implementing medium to large-sized network architecture.
Experience with networking concepts and protocols: LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, UDP, GRE, IPSec, VPN, WireGuard, Routing, and Software and Hardware Firewalls.
Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Perl to automate networking tasks.
Experience communicating the design and implementation of networks including relevant strengths and weaknesses and reasons for implementation decisions.
Experience with Linux operating systems such as Ubuntu and Debian.
Experience solving technical problems.
Clearance: Active Top Secret / SCI with Polygraph
Annual Salary $160K - 220K / year

RCT Systems has a very competitive compensation package that includes 5 weeks paid time off, immediate 401K vesting, and a $500.00 annual technology allowance. Grow with us!! RCT Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. 

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