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Mid/Senior Network Engineer

Belay Technologies
Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Belay Technologies has been voted Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work 2019, runner up in 2020 and a finalist in 2021! 


Belay Technologies seeks a Mid or Senior Network Engineer (NE) to join our intel team. The selected candidate will be responsible for router/switch/firewall configuration and security management of an environment that includes networking equipment from several different manufacturers, as well as Windows/Linux servers, databases, VMware and security hardware & software. The network includes local and geographically dispersed LAN enclaves connected by WAN links. The selected individual will be part of a team that builds, maintains, and develops enhancements for a large, complex set of geographically disperse Information Technology (IT) systems. She/he will plan and design network components/configurations to ensure that resources (hardware/software) are in place to enable the team to monitor and manage the IT system infrastructure and all processes and components related to these systems (both hardware and software). She/he will engineer solutions for expanding capacity, improving response time, and streamlining network operations throughout the internal and operational systems, will monitor and analyze mission critical networks and servers, and will set up, manage, and maintain security management and application performance optimization functions across internal and customer systems.


Some travel required (<10%)


Candidates should have the following qualifications:  

  • TS/SCI with Full Scope poly is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field and at least 8 years of related experience.

Candidates are required to have the following skills:

  • Experience with KG-175 and/or KG255 configuration and deployment.
  • Experience with Solarwinds or other similar network monitoring application, configuration and monitoring tool.
  • Experience with VMWare 7 or higher usage and network configuration.
  • Experience with any or all of the following technologies: Cisco Nexus/Catalyst/ASA/ISR/XE, McAfee Sidewinder, PaloAlto, Juniper, IPSEC, NAT, SCP, TFTP.
  • Must have experience providing analysis, root cause diagnosis, and trouble-shooting for routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Must have experience with hardware/software from Cisco Systems.
  • Must have experience with various vendor networking products (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.).
  • Must have experience providing direct assistance to users.
  • Must possess strong analytic abilities and must be meticulous in their work.
  • Must possess excellent written and communication skills.
  • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices including compliance with maintenance windows and change control procedures.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of working proficiently independently as well as within a team.
  • Must be able to support limited instances of providing after-hours support for network administration, operations, and maintenance problems.
  • Provide network administration support for development, deployment, and problem identification and remediation of the enterprise network environment.
  • Plan and implement IT/network enhancements and undertake project work.
  • Monitor and correct network issues.
  • Communicate with users and publish status of any system outages, as needed.
  • Provide timely and professional support in response to calls and emails.
  • Participate in the creation and ongoing maintenance of network documentation ensuring that clear, concise, and accurate information is readily available to assist with incident resolution.   
  • Provide enterprise network support, working closely with the IT service provider teams to ensure customer requirements are considered and supported by the evolving LAN/WAN architecture.
  • Provide technical assistance to companion work groups in support of overlapping projects and maintain good inter-departmental relations.
  • Execute the process for managing information assurance vulnerability alerts (IAVAs) and system security scanning for equipment suites in accordance with the System Security Plans for these systems in order to rapidly and accurately identify and remediate IAVAs.
  • Initiate IAVA responses and system security scans, completing remediation, extending IAVA patches and security updates to designated sites, and execute monthly security scans.
  • Provide analysis on existing network and server configurations and develop plans for system enhancements.
  • Examine system data and implement enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • Plan and manage system installations and upgrades for networks and servers (hardware and software). 
  • Propose, design, test, and install capabilities that are new to the environment.
  • Assess the impact of system changes to the team and to the infrastructure.
  • Provide written and in-person status to leadership.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of technical data such as rack elevations, installation instructions, and other as built designs.
  • Respond to system network, operations, and maintenance problems while off duty, on an on-call basis.


Perks and Benefits: 

  • 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,11 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program 
  • 10% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one 
  • $5,000 annual training/tuition 
  • Student Loan Repayment Program 
  • 100% company funded HSA 
  • Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance) 
  • Dental coverage including orthodontia 
  • Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded 
  • Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes 
  • Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more! 


Belay Technologies is a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business located in Columbia, Maryland (Baltimore/Washington area). Belay Technologies specializes in systems automation and full stack development. Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, DoD, full scope


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