Network Engineer (Senior)/Windows Administrator

Location: Washington, DC
Job Code: 171
# of Openings: 1


Job Description

The candidate shall be an SCI cleared Sr. Windows Administrator/ Network Engineer that provides expert level technical support for the core components of INR’s infrastructure environment, including client, server and enterprise software services. Candidate should have a familiarity with the Intelligence Community (IC).

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

The individual shall have demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Windows 2003/2008R2 and VMWare virtualization technologies.  This shall include expertise in design/build and support of Exchange 2003/2007/2010, Active Directory, GPO, WSUS Patch management, SQL server, and SharePoint.  The contractor shall have skills in the deployment of these technologies in a VMWare environment including the setup of virtual LANs to optimize system efficiencies.  The contractor shall have skill in the use of Cisco UCS and HP blade technologies.  As an Engineer, the incumbent designs, implements, validates and supports standard qualified infrastructure systems based on innovative, industry-standard solutions. The Network Engineer isolates and resolves system network problems, analyzes support patterns to proactively prevent issues, researches and develops new support processes, and assists with strategic planning of shared computing services. Continuous education is required to maintain competency in a fast changing business and technical environment. Candidate will be required to support today’s technology while researching and understanding tomorrows. The contractor must understand Cisco networking technologies and Cisco IOS and show expertise in the deployment of Cisco devices including firewalls, switches, and routers.  The position requires knowledge of KG175 devices and tunneling technologies.  The contractor shall support Cisco Secure Computing VOIP devices and a Cisco Call Manager environment.

Engineer ensures the smooth operation of the organizations voice and data network in order to provide maximum performance and availability for the system users. The Sr. Network Engineer is responsible for designing, installing, maintaining and supporting LAN, WAN and VoIP infrastructures at all branches. The Sr. Network Engineer provides high-level technical support for voice and data network systems, creates and maintains network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards, and works projects as needed in order to upgrade to new and/or improved communication equipment and procedures. The Sr. Network Engineer must be well versed with the advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems. This position requires excellent problem management and customer service skills. General Active Directory knowledge also desired. Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills are essential, as are good interpersonal communication skills. Experience leading technical projects is necessary. Excellent working knowledge of Storage Area Networks (Fibre,iSCSI,NFS). Understands and experience with VMware Virtualization Technologies.


Subject matter expert (SME) knowledge for specific and general storage technologies. Excellent knowledge and understanding of troubleshooting, testing, and performance tuning in network platforms. Responsible for installing, maintaining and supporting computer communication networks within an organization or between organizations.  Excellent server operating systems knowledge (Windows and Linux). Excellent technical knowledge in technology methodologies, design, and implementation. Aware of business issues as they impact overall project plans, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Able to resolve problems in a timely manner. Pre-planning, forecasting, testing and validating design work.

Required Education & Experience

BA or BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field. Advanced degree desirable.

The Senior Systems Engineer should have at least 7 years’ experience with a broad technical understanding of multiple network and system disciplines with a strong emphasis on implementing, securing and engineering projects and 8 years’ experience providing network design and engineering to increase network security, reliability and availability.

Certification Requirements


Clearance Requirements


Other (Travel, Work Environment, DoD 8570 Requirements, Administrative Notes, etc.)

The primary purpose of the DoS INR is to manage intelligence information to serve the foreign and domestic needs of the Secretary of State, the President’s representatives (ambassadors) and functional and regional DoS bureaus.  The Intelligence and Research Information Support System (INRISS) is the primary information processing system utilized in INR. 

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