Network Engineer

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Job Title: Network Engineer

Job Location: Ft Meade, MD 

Security Clearance:  Active, in-scope US Government issued: Current Secret w/SSBI

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes Network information requirements using analysis of the Network engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale networking infrastructure (CAN, MAN, WAN). Designs architecture to include the software, hardware and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
  • Ensures these Network systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and International Standards Organization (ISO) reference models and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of Information Management (IM) solution of the network layers, across the application program interface (API) and the external environment/software application.
  • Ensures that the network/transport layers of the common operating environment are compliant. Evaluates analytically and systematically problems of work flows and network usage, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action. Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.
  • Lead teams to define, optimize, standardize and follow operational processes and metrics based on best practices and ITIL framework
  • Develop & ensure efficient application of change, configuration & release management processes
  • Ensure that all changes to the baselines go through appropriate change boards, serve as a member of Change Control & Engineering Review Boards
  • Define and implement Document Management & version control processes (check-out/check-in, merge, build, re-lease, etc.)
  • Responsible for reviewing processes, and resources to make recommendations for improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Evaluate the portfolio of systems & solutions, assess functional requirements, develop and propose innovative solutions (processes, tools, alternatives, etc.)
  • Conducts inventory/procurement management, technical refresh, software update tracking, version control implementation and standardization across the supported environments
  • Ability to design technical release templates and to draft release notes in support of release process
  • Ability to write and update technical documents, procedures, TTP, SOPs, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Seven to ten years direct experience in the last fifteen years.
  • DoD 8570 IAT II certified
  • Technical Certification
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret with SSBI

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced Networking Certification, such as CCIE
  • ITIL-Foundations certified
  • Demonstrated experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule and performance.
  • Experience supporting DoD Coalition network infrastructure and service deployments


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems,
    Math, Engineering). With at least fifteen years of general experience of which ten years is directly related
    experience, a degree is not required.

Trace Systems

Trace Systems Inc. was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide enterprise IT, engineering, full life-cycle communications, cybersecurity, cloud and virtualization services and solutions to the United States Department of Defense and other federal agencies.  


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. To learn more about our current openings, text ‘tracejobs’ to 97211 or apply directly through our website #jointracesystems


Trace Systems is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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