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Mid-Level Network Engineer

Springfield, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. citizenship status. 

Role Summary:

Perfecta is seeking a Mid-Level Network Engineer to monitor, configure, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure.  This position is part of a greater infrastructure team that is responsible for designing and developing secure, scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Configure, install, and maintain various network devices: routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN/VPS
  • Maximize network performance by ensuring system availability and reliability; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling and performing planning maintenance outages/upgrades; collaborate with network architects to optimize infrastructure
  • Monitor system resource utilization, identify trends, and conduct capacity planning
  • Monitor system security and maintain network system baselines
  • Work within established configuration and follow change management policies to ensure awareness, approval, and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team


  • BS in Compute Science, Telecommunications, or related engineering field, or equivalent combination of experience


  • At least 2-6 years’ hands-on experience in a network environment (LAN, WLAN, WAN) managing and deploying networked devices; experience in a classified environment is a plus
  • Experienced with network administration and maintenance
  • Experienced with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (Nagios, Snort, Nessus)

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Independent and self-disciplined engineer who thrives operating outside of direct management
  • Critical thinker who assesses risk and generates innovative options aligned with corporate intent
  • Problem-solver capable of responding to unpredictable requirements
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with networked hardware: Netgate (PFSense), Cisco, Dell, Juniper
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with networking concepts: IP management, scripting, design, maintenance, troubleshooting
  • Comfortable with deploying change to a production environment
  • Possesses detailed knowledge and familiar with communication protocols and routing protocols: ICMP, TCP/IP, BGP, VLANs, VPS
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with common network and Linux-based operating systems
  • Familiar with access control models and network security
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with VMWare and Cloud Computing (AWS) is a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Professional certifications (Net+, Sec+, CCNA, CCNP) are desired
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. citizenship status.

Perfecta is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.



Springfield, VA
22150 USA



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