• Network Engineer III

    Job Locations US-McLean | US-Fort Meade, MD
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/24/2018 7:42 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch), founded in 2010, is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) providing world-wide mission critical services across the Defense, Intelligence and Law Enforcement communities.  We’re headquartered in McLean, Virginia with satellite offices located in Carmichael, California and O’Fallon, Illinois. Our services include:

                Information Technology                                 Cyber Security
                Language                                                     Intelligence
                Telecom                                                       Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

    We are 
    seeking a Network Engineer III for work in the Ft Meade, MD area. if you are passionate about cyber and security challenges in information technology, associated with threats and vulnerabilities? You will be interested in this position - cutting edge technology!


    Contribute to design of a large distributed multi-vendor enterprise environment. 
    Respond to automated monitors and alerts to troubleshoot network issues 
    Design, deploy and support routing, switching, firewalling, and load balancing 
    Provide technical leadership to a team of experienced and knowledgeable engineers to ensure network uptime/availability 

    You will work on the following technologies and protocols:
    • Firewall technologies including – ex Palo Alto, Juniper and Cisco ASA 
    • Data Center Switching 
    • NSX/NSX-T
    • Dell Z9000/Force 10 networking
    • Cisco networking
    • Vmware


    Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
    15+ years of relevant experience in networking technologies to include, BGP, OSPF, STP, HSRP, GLBP, NAT, QoS, SNMP, VoIP, ACLs, Routing, Switching, Load Balancing 
    One or more relevant certifications such as CCNA, CCNP
    • Familiar with common routing protocols and their
      implementation (HSRP, BGP); Router ACL implementation and NATing 
    • Familiar with ASR 1000 line, Nexus and Catalyst switches
      (NXOS, IOS) 
    • Cloud networking experience a plus. 
    • Familiar with Linux (Redhat, Centos) 
    • Familiar with rack infrastructure components such as Cyclades, Virtual KVMs, Betac and APC PDUs also a plus.

    Candidate must possess a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

    Experience in network security a plus: 
    Device Hardening, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Firewalls, and IPsec, vulnerability assessment and intrusion detection 
    Experience in network protocol analyzers/sniffers such as Wireshark. 
    Working knowledge of circuits – P2P, Dark and Lit Fiber, MPLS, WAN, MAN, SDWAN 
    Knowledge of heterogeneous networking components along with knowledge of routing/ switching involving 100s of VLAN



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