Abile Headquarters

Network Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2020 6:01 PM)
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Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Network Engineer supporting an Intelligence Community Customer. 


The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.


  • Responsible for configuring, managing, monitoring, and maintaining government Command and Control (C2) network devices and some application servers. 
  • The Network Engineer will manage the installation, configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting of hardware/software for network devices used on a government network for that purpose. 
  • The position will also include the management of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones, call managers, and gateways. 
  • Additional duties include:
  • Evaluate LAN/WAN performance and capacities to identify problem areas or bottlenecks
  • Perform a variety of network management services related to the operation, performance, or availability of data communications networks
  • Responsibility for overall performance and availability of networks
  • Provide LAN/WAN support with skill in network analysis, integration, and tuning.
  • Analyze client LANs/WANs, isolate source of problems recommend reconfiguration and implementation of new network hardware to increase performance
  • Work with customers and operations staff in scheduling preventive and emergency maintenance to include resolution of customer tickets
  • Candidate will be required to support on call duty for  responding to network outages
  • Candidate will be required to travel to local and CONUS/OCONUS sites


Clearance Required: Top Secret


Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or similar technical field) and 3+ years relevant professional experience; or commensurate education and experience.


Required Certifications:

  •  Security+ or equivalent DOD 8570 IAT Level Certification

Required Skills:

  • 3 years of experience with networking technologies and concepts such as Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols.
  • 2 years of experience with Cisco and Juniper devices, VLANs, VPNs, LAN/WAN technologies, and/or routing & switching.
    Cisco CCNA (Route/Switch or Collaboration) required, CCNP desired.
  • 2 years operational experience with local and wide area network infrastructures, including routers, firewalls, switches, servers, and related hardware.
  • Experience in several of the following areas: network troubleshooting, routers/switches, Cisco IOS/Junos OS, firewalls, NetScout/Wireshark or any other packet investigation/analysis tools, SolarWinds monitoring or database tools, Call Manager & unity or other OSCP, DNS, QoS, VPN.

Desired Skills: 

  • Ability to generate documentation that describes standard operating procedures, which will be used by helpdesk personnel.
  • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customer.
  • Proficient in network monitoring/management systems familiarity
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with application of DoD IAVAs and STIGs
  • Strong investigative drive and listening skills, self-motivated individuals
  • The ability to work under pressure and be flexible with their time
  • Ability to prioritize and document tasks is a plus

About Abile Group, Inc.

Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

EEO Statement

Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  Anyone requiring reasonable accommodations should email careers@abilegroup.com with requested details.  A member of the HR team will respond to your request within 2 business days. 


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