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Senior Network Engineer

Tyto Athene
Fort George Meade, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Senior Network Engineer

Secret Clearance

Fort Meade, MD


About Tyto Athene

Tyto is an IT services and solutions company that provides mission-focused digital transformation to enhance the client experience and enable them to achieve desired outcomes. Tyto’s services and solutions embody its domain expertise in four major Technology domains: Network Modernization, Hybrid Cloud, Cyber Security, and Enterprise IT. Tyto offers a broad range of service delivery models at scale including EFIS&T projects, Managed Services, and ‘As-a-Service’. With over fifty years of experience, Tyto supports Defense, Intelligence, Space, National Security, Civilian, Health and Public Safety clients across the United States and around the globe.

The Senior Network Engineer provides critical skills to operate, manage, troubleshoot, and resolve complex network issues and maintain a secure network. They may lead a team or provide support to lower skilled engineers and thorough understanding of LAN/WAN integration, TCP/IP, switching, and routing is essential. The network engineer will also be expected to provide experience in deploying desktops, servers, cabling, switches, bridges and routers to ensure end to end connectivity. This position may also lead or support some system and server administration and desktop services as part of a larger team. 


Education and Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Sciences and 4+ years related experience or successful completion of a certified technical/vocational school and 8+ years related experience 
  • Expertise in Windows networks, Cisco Systems, and network monitoring products and technologies 
  • Experience in routed, switched, and wireless LAN environments that operate Microsoft, UNIX and OpenVMS 
  • CCNA, CCNP, or other related certifications needed or specialty experience 
  • Remedy or ServiceNow experience 
  • Security+ CE (or appropriate DoDM 8570 Baseline Certification)  
  • IAT Level II certification is required before start  



  • Designing and implementing network solutions, topologies, and services to ensure efficiency, security, and reliability of current networks  
  • Leading teams to support effective customer service
  • Analyzing network topologies and making recommendations on network equipment and services 
  • Configuring firewalls, load balancing, routing, and switching to maximize network efficiency and security  
  • Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting  
  • Arranging scheduled upgrades  
  • Strong experience with implementing configuration baselines and DoDNet STIGs  
  • Strong experience with vulnerability mitigation and patching  
  • Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases  
  • Investigating faults in the network  
  • Leading and training more junior engineers
  • Reporting network status to key stakeholders  
  • Have flexible working hours to be available to support team when needed  
  • Perform other associated duties as assigned  


Knowledge and Skills:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Documenting topologies and rack elevations using Visio 
  • Documenting and tracking network devices 
  • Producing high quality, timely, and accurate reports in Word or Excel
  • Ability to organize and facilitate planning and demonstrations  
  • Ability to track, manage, and ensure project tasks are completed in a timely manner  
  • Writing effective procedural guidance


Technical Knowledge  

  • A clear understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP, SHTTP, SMTP, SNMP, DNS, DHCP, EIGRP, OSPF, PPP, HDLC, V.35, RS-449 and knowledge of the 803.2, 802.3, 802.5, 802.10, 802.11, 802.3u and 802.3z communications, EIA/TIA cable standards and Internet standards. 
  • Must address issues related to synchronous and asynchronous communications, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, FDDI, ATM, or ISDN. 
  • Desired experience with various OTDR, cable testers, network sniffers for troubleshooting.
  • Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS)  
  • Cisco Catalyst access and Nexus core switches  
  • Cisco ASR and ISR routers 
  • Cisco ASA RAVPN  
  • Bluecoat Web Proxies  
  • Remedy ITSM/ServiceNow  
  • SolarWinds Network Configuration Monitor (NCM)  
  • System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Palo Alto Firewalls  



  • Secret 
  • Must be US Citizen 


Travel Requirements:  

  • This position will involve minimal travel  




Tyto Athene


Fort George Meade, MD
20755 USA



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