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Senior Network Engineer - Clearance Required

KP Recruiting Group
Reston, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

KP Recruiting Group is a consulting firm that provides leadership and exceptional talent to some of the world’s leading companies. Headquartered in the Midwest, KP Recruiting Group has successfully completed countless engagements in the United States, Europe and Latin America. We represent clients in all industries and all sizes. Our mission is to provide exceptional client and candidate experiences in order to get the best possible results. On behalf of our client, we are excited to present the following confidential role. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing the opportunity!


The Role:

The Senior Network Engineer will:
Plan, design, build, and operate computer network hardware, software, and servers
Decide which types of hardware are needed to support networks
Design layouts for data communication networks
Determine security requirements for networks
Implement network protections based on guidance from Security group
Perform Database maintenance on applications, e.g., Multi-INT Analysis and Archive System (MAAS)
Be familiar with the imagery exploitation life-cycle, and various imagery systems
Have experience in Network and System Engineering as well as Network hardware Engineering, e.g.,:
Routers, switches troubleshooting and configuration
Managing end of life hardware and software that makes up the network(s)
Cisco experience (router upgrades, IOS Software, Nexus switches, NX-OS
EIGRP (Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol) troubleshooting
VRF (virtual routing and forwarding) troubleshooting
Firewall management/troubleshooting (updating rules, writing access lists, VPNs, Cisco Firepower, Cisco ASDM, Palo Alto’s Next Generation Firewall, Juniper Networks CTP platforms), etc.
Have experience with Microsoft Engineering
Support the following OS and software: MS Windows 10, Windows Server 2019, Active Directory, MAAS, MS Office Suites, VMWare, vSphere, VCenter 7
Report information through weekly site communications group meetings, weekly status reports, and monthly logs to team members and management
Be familiar with SPLUNK 
Be familiar with PKI
Be familiar with SQL Database
Be familiar with SCCM

Key Skills:

Strong hands-on network engineering skills
Self-starter, does not need training in network fundamentals
Analytical skills
Customer-service oriented
Strong communication and leadership skills
Problem-solving skills
Attention to detail and highly organized
Ability to work in teams
Familiarity with field-specific software, e.g., system administration, network monitoring, network security and configuration management software
Ability to use related tools, e.g., network analyzers and network switches and routers

A Bachelor’s of Science or Technology degree, a related specialized area or field (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Masters degree plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in adjacent disciplines/fields
Proficient understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, practices, and standards
Strong desire to learn new technology and skills
Certifications are always a plus but not required, e.g., JNCP track (Juniper), CCNA (Cisco), etc.
Well-informed of current and future network technologies
Problem-solver, well-versed in troubleshooting
Strong experience with logging/monitoring tools, e.g., SolarWinds, ELK Stack (Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana)


Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


401k Matching

Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

Long & Short-Term Disability

Identity Theft Plans

Retirement & Pension Plans

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Referral Program

Tuition Reimbursement Programs

Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities 

Parental Leave

& More

KP Recruiting Group


Reston, VA



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