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Network Engineer

WWC Global
Washington, DC
  • Posted: June 21, 2022
  • Full-Time

WWC Global is seeking a Network Engineer for a potential contract supporting the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. The Network Engineer will be experienced and highly qualified with the ability to evaluate, design, document, install, implement, test, troubleshoot, and/or monitor a complex range of computer network components and systems. In addition, the Network Engineer is expected to demonstrate the ability to develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages, work with users to evaluate and define hardware and software needs, provide senior level guidance to users in all local area network administration processes, provide software and hardware familiarization overview with users as well as help desk support, and manage third-party maintenance and support contracts for network software and hardware equipment, manage and maintain (create/delete) user accounts. The Network Engineer is responsible for providing support for to the interagency enterprise. Finally, the Network Engineer's responsibilities include the need to implement and manage network policies, procedures, and standards.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop, maintain, and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages.
  • Evaluate, design, document, install, implement, test, troubleshoot, and/or monitor computer network components and systems.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to users in all network administration processes.
  • Provide software and hardware familiarization overview with users as well as desktop and help desk support.
  • Manage and maintain (create/delete) user accounts, and maintain and update system security plans on all platforms.
  • Develop, implement, and manage network policies, procedures, standards; identify potential threats and respond to reported security violations.
  • Research, recommend, and implement changes to procedures to protect data from future threats.
  • Manage third-party maintenance and support contracts for network software and hardware equipment.
  • Work with users to evaluate and define hardware and software needs.
  • Research and recommend new IT tools to promote efficiency and collaboration.
  • Support server and workstation hardware refresh, as well as server consolidation by using virtualization and green IT practices.
  • Assist the NCO leadership with submission of travel expense reports.
  • Explore possibilities for moving NITRD IT services to the cloud *Identify requirements for IT purchases under the contract.

This position is contingent on contract award.

Work Environment:

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone and printers) and /or occasional Loud noise (airfield, large equipment).
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.

Physical Demands:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to sit, stand, talk, and hear.
  • Employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers to operate a computer.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WWC Global is a small, woman-owned business providing management consulting services to U.S. government agencies.

At WWC Global, our employees are the embodiment of our success as a firm. Our team is comprised of a tenacious group of diverse professionals located across the globe. It includes military veterans and spouses of active duty troops, former federal employees, policy experts, academics, attorneys, and technical and business experts, all of whom share a strong work ethic and the skills to succeed in both collaborative and independent environments. WWC Global is invested in the long-term success of both our clients and colleagues for the right reasons. Our dedication to putting good government into practice is underpinned by a merit-based culture that measures success by productivity and credibility.

WWC Global will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants who are unable to utilize our online application system due to a disability. Please send your request to WWC Global HR at

WWC Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer - we do not discriminate based on age, race, national or ethnic origin, gender, veterans status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected class. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Polygraph Protection Act.

WWC Global's Affirmative Action Program is available to any employee or applicant for employment for inspection upon request, to the extent required by federal regulations. The Affirmative Action Program can be accessed during normal business hours by making an appointment with WWC Global HR at


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field.
  • Ability to pass a federal background investigation including fingerprinting.
  • 5 to 9 years of network engineering experience.
  • Outstanding communication skills, influencing abilities, and client focus, both orally and in writing.
  • Experience conducting detailed research and analysis of network, software, and hardware issues.
  • Experience reading/interpreting management policy, regulations, and directives.
  • Ability to work effectively with a group or independently.
  • Ability to effectively manage several projects at one time.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and SharePoint.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • EO 14042, the vaccine mandate for federal contractors, is enjoined and not currently being enforced. Should enforcement resume, applicants must understand and agree to comply with the order and related guidance.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. WWC Global will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree.
  • A Public Trust security clearance or higher.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.


WWC Global offers a competitive benefits plan including:
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pet Insurance

WWC Global


Washington, DC
20022 USA



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