Network Engineer Principal


  • Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
Are you a leader in information systems network engineering who enjoys solving problems and preventing loss? Do you thrive on protecting our nation’s critical data and infrastructure?
We are currently seeking a network engineer to join our team in the designing, building, security hardening, and remediating Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and the networks to which they are connected.
The network engineer engages in cutting edge cyber security, as well as staying in front of risk and implementing new capabilities.
The network engineer advises the client on applying enterprise policy by: developing, documenting, and implementing processes and procedures; implementing security controls and designing and configuring networks; establishing network segmentation, virtual local area networks, “demilitarized zones” (DMZ), and network and subnetwork protection using firewalls; and analyzing network traffic and collecting and analyzing log data, and identifying and remediating risk.
The network engineer will support ICS network mapping activities by generating asset inventory and discovery by a combination of physical walkthroughs to electrical and mechanical rooms as well as digitally through integration of asset information in multiple databases.
The network engineer takes part in planning and conducting site surveys, preparing survey reports, advising clients on priority of security issues, evaluation of solutions, preparation of statements of work, and evaluating designing and building of solutions.
The network engineer also monitors the market for changes in routers, switches, firewalls, and other network devices and network security threat information, and advises the client on both new technology and mitigations to evolving threat.

Does this sound like your next best move?

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering/ Information Technology/ Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications/ Computer and Information Systems Security or Sciences/ Electrical Engineering/Mathematics.
10+ years of general experience and 5 years of network engineering experience including design Cisco or other router/switch infrastructure experience

Proficient in both verbal and written communications
Work well in a team environment
Collaborate with the client to achieve optimal results on the client’s timeline

SCADA/ICS exposure
Splunk, Bro, Snort IDS
Ability/experience with understanding/implementing NIST 800-53/CNSSI-1253 is ideal
CISSP or Security+
Cisco certification

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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