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Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


Job Title:  Network Engineer III


Job Location:  Kuwait


Security Clearance:  Secret

Job Responsibilities

Coordinate and/or perform additions and changes to network hardware and operating systems, and attached devices; including investigation, analysis, recommendation, configuration, installation, and testing of new network hardware and software. Provide engineering support on networks including the evaluation of utilization, monitoring response time and primary support for detection and correction of operational problems. Troubleshoot at the physical level of the network, working with network monitoring hardware and software, as well as physical checking and testing of network devices at the logical level working with communication protocols. Participate in planning design, technical review and implementation for new network.


  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for military leadership, providing feedback and recommendations for network engineering projects
  • Provide recommendations and suggestions regarding network hardware and installations
  • Provide Tier 3 Engineering and Troubleshooting support
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certification
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT-III Compliant
  • 5 Years of Network Engineering Experience in a DOD environment
  • Must be a US Citizen

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with the following protocols and technologies, to include but not limited to:

  • Routing protocols (BGP, BGP VPNv4, EIGRP OSPF, ISIS, RIP, MPLS and VRF) and Multicast protocols (PIM, MSDP and MBGP)
  • Switching protocols (spanning tree, CST, MISTP, PVST, RPVST+, VTP, DTP, GVRP, MAB, VLAN and private VLAN). DMVPN technologies (NHRP phase 3, per tunnel QOS, IKE, IPSEC, EZVPN and site-to-site VPN) / IP services (WCCP, AAA, QOS, IP SLA, EEM, Syslog, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP and NTP). Network management tools and protocols (TDMA, NetFlow, SNMP, Cisco Works, GEM-X, SNMPc, ACS, ASDM and CSM).
  • Hardware experience with ASR, Nexus, UCS, ASAs, TACLANEs, and Netscreens

Current Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Certification desired


  • Bachelor's Degree or 5 years of professional experience

Security Clearance

  • Secret


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


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