Network Engineer Wireless

Ashburn, VA
Network /
Regular /
Remote
Agile Defense provides leading-edge Digital Transformation solutions to support and advance our customers' mission. We deliver innovative and high-quality services to our customers worldwide through an empowered and engaged workforce.

Requisition #: 18

Job Title: Network Engineer Wireless

Location: Ashburn, VA (Remote)

Clearance Level: Active DoD - CBP Suitability, DHS Suitability, Active TS

Salary Range: $89,471 - $134,207
 
SUMMARY
Customs Border Patrol (CBP) has a global presence with connectivity to approximately 1300 field sites as well as Other Government Agencies (OGAs) and trade partners. CBP conducts operations in 22 countries, 328 ports of entry, 129 border patrol stations within 22 sectors, and 75 AMO locations. To support its mission, CBP needs a robust, resilient, and high performing enterprise network and supporting services throughout its global footprint. The Network Services Division within the Office of Information and Technology (OIT) Enterprise Infrastructure and Operations Directorate (EIOD) provides network services and oversight of the CBP enterprise network infrastructure and comprises the Network Architecture and Engineering Division (NAED) and Network Operations Division (NOD).
The Network Analyst II will work in a Customs & Border Protection’s (CBP) Enterprise Network Architecture & Engineering support services contract (ENAESS), focused on Wireless Network deployments and maintenance.


JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist various departments to maintain network security and configure remote routers and provide engineering support.
Analyze and recommend solutions, upgrades services to streamline process and recommend improvements.
Maintain hardware and software for network, perform troubleshoot, and assist in the installation and upgrade of Router and switch IOS to a baseline.
Install and maintain data and voice circuits through routers, switches, and Wide Area Network devices.
Understand the Customer mission to assist with engineering requirements.
Analyze and perform troubleshooting on Local Area Network cabling and Wide Area Network wired and wireless.
Configure routers and switches to support Voice Over IP and VTC devices and ensure customer availability for various networks.
Administer and prepare program for IP addresses, develop network resources and train support personnel to provide Tier I support to end users.
Engineer and/or Monitor all Information Assurance policies and enforce compliance to all network security policies.
Coordinate with various teams for disaster planning and perform network backup and monitor recovery processes.
Manage and document network systems, operational procedures and monitor hardware inventory for network.
Participate in network on-call support on rotational basis.
Ensure and provide effective customer service to in-unit managers and customers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Certifications
Eligibility/Clearance Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen with an active clearance.
Clearance Preference:
CBP Full BI - 1st priority
Any DHS badge + DoD Top Secret - 2nd choice
DoD Top Secret + willingness to get CBP clearance - 3rd choice (it can take 45 days to 6 months to obtain a CBP clearance – work can only begin once the clearance is fully adjudicated)

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related degree. Education requirement may be substituted with an additional 4 years of relevant experience.
6-7 years of LAN and WAN experience.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills
Experience supporting computer network installation, maintenance and support
Flexible. The environment is highly dynamic and mission critical
Good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills.
Attention to detail.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Environmental Conditions
Fully Remote (Remote candidates need to be 4 hours driving distance from NCR.)

Strength Demands
Medium – 50 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 25 lbs.

Physical Requirements
Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl; See; Push or Pull; Climb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse).
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. We believe several attributes are the root of our very best employees and extraordinary culture. We have named these attributes “The 6 H’s” – Happy, Helpful, Honest, Humble, Hungry, and Hustle.

Happy: We exhibit a positive outlook in order to create a positive environment.
Helpful: We assist each other and pull together as teammates to deliver.
Honest: We conduct our business with integrity.
Humble: We recognize that success is not achieved alone, that there is always more to learn, and that no task is below us.
Hungry: We desire to consistently improve.
Hustle: We work hard and get after it.

These Core Values are present in all our employees and our organization's aspects. Learn more about us and our culture by visiting us here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Agile Defense is subject to federal vaccine mandates or other customer/facility vaccination requirements as a federal contractor. As such, to protect its employees' health and safety and comply with customer requirements, Agile Defense may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)