Sr. Network Security Engineer

Job ID
2022-4991
# of Openings
1

Overview:

Trace Systems is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our team based in Qatar. This role will support the full implementation and sustainment of a new secured satellite and terrestrial network. The ideal candidate will work as a functional lead in a small team to implement a large project plan and ensure all customer requirements for transport, networking, network security, and server infrastructure are met.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, plan and support large-scale network and network security engineering projects through implementation, test, operations, training and maintenance support. 
  • Ability to design and implement network configuration on Cisco chassis/hosts, ability to architect, design, implement and troubleshoot virtualized networking and networking implementation on virtualized servers, troubleshooting through the application stack for network performance, understanding of bonded interfaces and high availability network architectural design and implementation
  • Ability to develop and conduct thorough testing of implemented network design to gain customer acceptance
  • Deployment of multiple technologies including VoIP telephony, access layer switching, core level switching, firewalls, IPS, and routers.
  • Experience with IP over satellite links in a geo-stationary (GEO) and low earth orbit (LEO) environment.
  • Building and maintaining an Enterprise WAN Private IP network.
  • Supporting Data Center technologies and operations
  • Applies communication, analytic and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate and resolve issues. 
  • Evaluates current network systems and architectures and provides recommendations for customer consideration. 
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. 
  • Assist and advises customer with technical design support to network acquisition specification, design, proof-of-concept prototyping, development and evaluation of management information and decision support systems.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of fifteen plus (15+) years of applicable experience in roles of increasing leadership responsibility, with recent and demonstrated experience in Engineering
  • Must have the ability to design and implement network configuration on Cisco chassis/hosts; ability to architect, design, implement and troubleshoot virtualized networking and networking implementation on virtualized servers; troubleshooting through the application stack for network performance, understanding of bonded interfaces and high availability network architectural design and implementation
  • Network and Security related Cisco certifications plus adjacent hardware certifications for Juniper and Palo Alto equipment
  • Demonstrated experience supporting network operations centers or tech control facilities
  • Demonstrated experience and fundamental knowledge of satellite-based wide area networks
  • Experience with:
    • One or more of the following: MPLS, OSPF, GRE, DMVPN
    • Establishing IPSec tunnels
    • Solarwinds network management suite of tools
    • Cisco Routers, Switches and Firewalls
    • Palo Alto Firewalls
    • Hypervisor and/or VMWare
    • Commercial and Military grade Encryption Devices/Key Management
    • Systems architecture and design
    • Process development and deployment
    • Managing technology strategy/roadmap
    • Risk and Opportunity management
  • A minimum of a CCNP certification is required 
  • Position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Government issued Security clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience supporting international customers is strongly preferred
  • Experience with deploying Cisco Call Manager and its associated features
  • A CISSP certification  
  • A MCSA certification 

Education:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other related technical field is strongly preferred 

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.  

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