SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Network Engineer

    Job Location US-MD-Beltsville
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is currently seeking a highly motivated team member to fill the role of Senior Network Engineer. This position will be in Beltsville, MD. As a Senior Network Engineer the qualified applicant will lead a team of network engineers in support of this program’s 24x7x365 Enterprise Network Management Operations Center supporting, monitoring, and maintaining the Department of State’s globally connected network. This is on a Tuesday - Saturday 7:00am - 3:00pm schedule.


    • Provides Tier 2 & 3 incident/problem management for LAN/WAN devices by identifying the source of problems and resolving configuration issues or anomalies related to those problems
    • Uses established network monitoring and reporting tools to diagnose, troubleshoot, and document network performance issues based on utilization, packet loss, and latency
    • Collaborates with vendors & engineers to implement and support modernization efforts and solve complex issues
    • Performs quality control assessments to identify and resolve configuration and security issues
    • Uses configuration management tools and command line interface to performs change requests on Cisco routers, switches, ASAs, and other vendor equipment as necessary; participates on the Integrated Change Approval Board


    • Active Top Secret Clearance
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Network Engineering or related discipline and 9 years of diversified LAN/WAN experience
    • Must have experience in Cisco Network and Security Technologies to include understanding routing and switching protocols and configuring and troubleshooting routers, switches, and ASAs;
    • Must understand LAN/WAN architectures to include virtual and cloud environments
    • Must have working experience with SNMP, Netflow, packet analysis, and troubleshooting with network tools
    • Must have prior or active experience in a Network Operations Center or equivalent operational environment
    • Must have excellent written and verbal skills in English

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior experience with Department of State or Department of Defense
    • CCNA, CCNP, or Advanced troubleshooting/problem determination skills with Cisco products, routing protocols, knowledge of transport and circuit troubleshooting.
    • Knowledge of network tools or management platforms such as: Remedy, Kratos NeuralStar, HP Opsware, LiveAction LiveNX, Forescout CounterAct, Palo Alto M500, F5 BIG-IP Configuration Manager, MS Visio, SolarWinds, Wireshark, or Niksun NetVCR
    • Security, F5 Load Balancers, Firewall, or Cloud certification or equivalent experience is a plus!
    • Public Speaking skills highly desired.


    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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