Abile Headquarters

Network Engineer III

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/2/2021 5:48 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. 


  • Performs research, requirements analysis, design, installation, documentation, troubleshooting, and sustainment of local- and wide-area network hardware and services.
  • Develops system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, and all relevant documentation.
  • Develops risk management and mitigation strategy.
  • Maintain compliance with QA standards as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded. 
  • Experience in reviewing Mission related change requirements such as Requests for Change (RFCs) and approved Change Requests (CRQs) and determining impacts on Transport activities across the Enterprise while providing Technical solutions and cost impacts.
  • Experience in complex telecommunications applications involving all phases of telecommunications network design, implementation, and analysis.
  • Focus will be on Requirements Analysis, Development and Implementation

  • Engineer and implement solutions for Projects based on customer Change Requests

  • Serve as the technical representative for assigned projects.

  • Provide recommendations on newly submitted actions items.

  • Coordinate issues with the appropriate owners/organizations.

  • Provide concurrence on decisions or recommendations by assigned suspense.

  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, surveys, site visits, scenarios, business analysis and test/workflow analysis.

  • Write requirement specs according to standard templates.

  • Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements.

  • Represent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams).

  • Perform requirement analysis and verification, ensuring requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and they conform to standards.

  • Manage requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the review process.

  • Identify requirement errors and defects, and write response statements to appropriate owners/organizations.

  • An understanding of how to practice requirements engineering according to several hardware/software development life cycles in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of product management concepts and how Enterprise network products are positioned and implemented.

  • Support network traffic analysis and bandwidth optimization efforts to ensure attainment of performance and availability objectives.

  • Evaluate and report on new/emerging network/communication technologies to enhance capacity, performance and reliability of the network.

  • Evaluate and recommend changes and/or technology upgrades to address performance, standardization and industry best practices

  • Follows all Customer network security processes and procedures, ensures compliance with all Government policies.

  • Develop and maintain network architecture diagrams.


Clearance Required: TS/SCI 


Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 10+ years related technical experience in Network and Transport technologies, tools, and techniques. 5+ years experience with large-scale enterprise/global networks in a high paced diverse environment.


Desired Certifications:

  • CISCO CCNP, CCVP, CCNA or CCDP (or equivalent)

  • ITIL v3 Foundations


Required Skills:

  • Ability to work independently with little direction and guidance

  • Network design,engineering, and implementation (Advanced Level)

  • Creation of network related Rough Order Magnitude (ROM) equipment lists and costing


  • Ability to estimate labor needed to complete planning, engineering, procurement, and installation of complex Enterprise Transport solutions

  • Understanding of DISA and IC standards and processes

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including the ability to develop analytical documents and present oral presentations to senior/executive management

  • Interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities

  • Proficient is MS Office suite – Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

  • Ability to work weekends and evening hours as needed

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph

  • Understanding and experience with the DoD Architecture Framework and other key DoD network architecture and strategic planning instructions

  • Experience with CISCO and Juniper: switches, routers, as well as Cryptographic devices, IPSEC.

  • Experience with Network analysis tools (CISCO Network Analysis Modules, Solar Winds Network Management, OPNET NetOne, HP Network Node Manager, etc.)

  • Experience with CISCO and Juniper firewall/VPN devices

  • Experience with supporting  IP services to connect to NIPRNET, SIPRNET and JWICS (IPv4, VPN, IPv6, Multicast, QOS, SDN, SNMP, VOIP, VTC, etc)

  • Experience with BGP, OSPF, and MPLS.

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. 


Please review our current job openings and apply for the positions you believe may be a fit. If you are not an immediate fit, we will also keep your resume in our database for future opportunities.


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