Network Engineer (Active DoD Secret Clearance)
- Job Category: Information Technology
- Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
- Clearance: SECRET
- Shift: Day Job
- Req ID: COM00546
Compass Point Federal (Compass Point), an Akima Company, is looking for a Network Engineer to support a new contract award supporting a mission-oriented, Law Enforcement organization in National Capital Region. This individual will serve as a part of a team delivering scientific and engineering capabilities to organizations and operational users. The responsibilities also include leading or supporting key initiatives to assist the client and/or Compass Point to identify opportunities and maximize value gained from new investigative technologies.
Compass Point is seeking individuals who have passion for their craft with an enduring spirit to create meaningful value in their work and to better serve the customer’s mission. An ideal candidate would possess a combination of education, experience, and demonstrated work ethic & drive.
Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization.
Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access. Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Implement and manage Microsoft Active Directory as it applies to projects. Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Supports corporate initiatives, proposals, and business development activities as requested.
A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in technical field.
Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in technical discipline OR a combination of other forms of training/education, OTJ training, and relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
General IT experience in following: LAN Knowledge, Proxy Servers, Networking Knowledge, Network Design and Implementation, Network Troubleshooting, Network Hardware Configuration, Network Performance Tuning, & Problem solving.
Project Management skills including Budget Tracking & Management
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with experience in people & stakeholder management (varying levels)
DEA agency check / public trust is highly preferred. Ability to pass law enforcement agency background check & obtain a public trust.
Active DoD Secret Clearance & ability to obtain and maintain up to Top secret clearance is highly desired.