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Network Specialist

Stellar Innovations & Solutions, Inc., (SIS), a registered ISO 9001:2008 corporation, is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Disadvantaged Business.  SIS provides Professional Services & Information Technology Support and is fast emerging as an innovator with a record of success transforming customers' ™ business operations. Using a broad scope of quality management and industry best practices, SIS consistently meets service delivery with high levels of customer satisfaction.

SIS is looking to fill a Network Engineer Specialist position located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio.  This candidate will implement, operate, and maintain three separate network environments on the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) network.  Design and hands-on configuration of networks, networking components, virtual environments, and related items.

Job Duties:

  • Install and support LANs, WANs, network segments, internet and intranet systems
  • Configure, install, build, and perform Level 2 maintenance on firewalls and switches
  • Participate in build and implementation of DREN Intranet, Extranet, and Isolated environments
  • Analyze system faults, troubleshooting, and running diagnostics
  • Analyze packets and diagnosing issues in communications and protocols
  • Monitor performance and bandwidth and provide proactive solutions for improvement
  • Recommend and manage network security activities, policies and procedures
  • Participate in planning for hardware, software, storage, and network infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain all documentation supporting network/system security authorization packages 

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Experience configuring network devices (managed switches, VPN, firewalls, routers, etc.)
  • Proficient understanding of virtual LANs, Network Address Translation rules, 802.3ad bonding and routing
  • Experience with Cisco firewalls, Nexus switches, Dell and HP networking a plus
  • Some experience with security scanning products, Linux, Windows, and minor scripting
  • Understanding and experience with Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Experience applying DISA STIGs to operating environments
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong oral and written skills (ability to create checklists and support documentation)
  • Report status and communicate with team member on tasks and projects
  • Dedication to following and enforcing compliance with DOD and Air Force regulations

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Associates degree or less acceptable with additional experience
  • Must possess one of the following: CompTIA Security+ or GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • An additional professional certification required (CCNA, CCNP, etc.)
  • US citizenship is mandatory
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DOD) Secret level clearance

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