Network Engineer

Hampton, VA

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Meg Lewis

Zachary Piper Solutions is seeking a Sr Network Engineer to join a program at Langley AFB, VA. The Senior Network Engineer performs the configuration, integration, and upgrading of all network architectural components across the USAF DCGS Enterprise.  



  • Establish system performance parameters and sample critical network and information processing 
  • Conduct network trend analysis and create reports and graphs monthly 
  • Sort and file network traffic based on source and destination internet protocol (IP) addresses as needed
  • Establish baseline network configuration and performance parameters in support of unique ISR sensor data
  • Conduct network analysis to ensure performance of the network
  • Support design, installation, and integration of new routers and other equipment on the enterprise
  • Establish proper data flows between DCGS and other Enterprise nodes –
  • Maintain network interface/port configurations, IP routing tables, firewall settings, filter tables, passwords, and performance controls
  • Maintain version control of the router operating system software at Government direction
  • Establish configuration and modification of device settings protecting the DCGS Security Boundary through Access Control Lists
  • Manage and operate software applications at all sites required to conduct network management of the DPA
  • Respond to hardware and software problems related to DPA equipment
  • Coordinate with Government leads to optimize Campus Area Network (CAN) routers, switches, and cryptographic devices
  • Install CAN/WAN equipment and develop and maintain documentation and drawings
  • Develop and enforce a comply-to-connect standard for the DPA
  • Review all integration efforts to ensure engineering rigor and security practices are maintained across the DPA and advise Government leadership regarding any possible risks/concerns/improvements
  • Process and implement all network service request’s (NSR) and security approved ports and services requests (PSR)
  • Perform transition planning, integration, operations and maintenance (O&M) of ATM to Carrier Ethernet/OTN, to include out-of-band network management
  • Develop and execute OTN test plan and procedures 
  • Review requirements provided by the DCGS Program Office to determine bandwidth, performance, and Controlled Interface (CI) settings for establishing network configuration baselines and provide input back to COR or designated representative within 7 days of receipt 


  • Minimum of seven (7) years of Network Infrastructure Management experience
  • Possess an IAT Level II certification and CCNP. CCNP may be substituted for CCNA and (4) years of enterprise networking experience
  • TS/SCI Clearance required

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