SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

Network Engineer

Job Location US-TN-Millington
ID
2022-2423
Job Type
Immediate Hire
Category
Information Technology

Overview

 

SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to deliver their mission most efficiently and effectively – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.

 

Responsibilities

This is a contingent position based upon customer approval.

 
As a SkyePoint employee you will be given the opportunity to design, configure, and deploy some of the IT industry’s latest products and services to ensure that our most critical customers maintain the ability to securely communicate and collaborate to meet mission demands.  In your new role you will share and partner with other like-minded, dedicated professionals to review your thoughts and ideas to improve upon and deploy new enterprise IT infrastructures and configurations. You will utilize not only your existing enterprise IT skills and talents to meet your customer’s needs, but also draw upon those new skills that you will learn in your new role. Your ideas and contributions will matter.

 

What can you achieve and how you will make a difference

 

SkyePoint Decisions provides manpower and supports IT Operations and Maintenance to the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) to ensure every DCAA employee has reliable support and access to the DCAA’s network equipment, email systems, and shared drives and databases to successfully carry out their mission to the Department of Defense. We are currently looking for a Network Engineer to support and lead this initiative in an enterprise-level work environment.    

 

 

Qualifications

The Talent You Bring with these Qualifications 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Designs, builds, and implements network systems.
  • Maintains records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance.
  • Troubleshoots network performance issues.
  • Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.
  • Monitors and responds to complex networking hardware and software problems.
  • Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Responsible for installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems.
  • Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
  • Provides assistance and oversight for information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.
  • Engaged in the operation and support of network facilities, including all communications equipment on various platforms in large scale.
  • Involved in complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.
  • Monitors and responds to hardware, software, and network problems.
  • Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines).
  • Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.
  • Patches and maintains network continuously to meet security compliance standards.

 

Minimum Experience Required: 

  • Five (5) years’ experience in Network Engineering at an Enterprise level focusing on Cisco
  • Five (5) years of experience with Firewalls (preferably Cisco ASA) or load balancing
  • Two (2) years of experience with Nexus switches and NX-OS
  • Experience with creating and maintaining network design drawings in Visio
  • Experience in DOD environment, and with implementing DISA Security Technical Implementation Guidelines
  • Knowledge of 802.1X configuration, including experience with either Cisco ACS or ISE
  • Demonstrated experience working with complex system implementations and organizational processes to include maintaining system documentation.
  • Solid understanding of IP addressing and implementation of DHCP
  • IAT Level II baseline certification in accordance with DoD 8140.01 “Cyberspace Workforce Management”

Preferred but not required:

  • Prior experience with General Dynamics TACLANES and/or other cryptographic equipment
  • Working knowledge of VMWare Infrastructure/vSphere
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

 

Applicants selected for this position will require a background screening. Applicants selected for the position will be put in for an IT Level I Background investigation and will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirement for access to classified information.

 

What We Can Offer You - 

  • Great Benefits: >70%-80% of medical premiums cost share paid by SkyePoint, several insurance options including HMO and High Deductible plans with Health Savings Accounts [HSAs], Flex Spending Accounts [FSAs], Full Dental Plans, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, floating federal holiday options, and 401k matched
  • Certification Incentive Program

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  • Paid Referral Program 

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  • Corporate Sponsored Community Engagement (Giving Back) events every quarter
  • SkyePoint DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner Fellowship Program

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  • SkyePoint Professional Growth Programs (Internal Training and Mentoring)
  • SkyePoint Azure Development Environment available to all Developers and technical staff to develop solutions for customers and/or to create innovation to win new business 

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  • SkyePoint Professional Sports Ticket Perks, Quarterly Employee Morale Lunches, and Semi-Annual team-building events
  • Flexible Work Environment

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve. Our employees value the flexibility at SkyePoint that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

As a federal contractor, SkyePoint is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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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