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CACI International Network Architect in National Harbor, Maryland

Network Architect

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

CACI is seeking a Network Architect to join our project engineering operations team on a contract supporting Department of Homeland Security. The Network Architect will play a key role in implementing and upgrading network solutions for a 24/7/365 environment. This position will work closely with the Project Engineering Manager and the Chief Architect in support of IT operation and engineering enhancements and implementing concept of operations.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Your focus will be on Network Architecture, new project requirements, and operation and sustainment of existing infrastructure. Responsibilities include:

  • Designs, installs, and maintains the enterprise network of Cisco LAN and WAN infrastructure including routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, and wireless access points.

  • Research, engineer, and implement new technology and tools to increase productivity, performance, and efficiency.

  • Researches and analyzes network infrastructure needs, development, process analysis, design, and re-engineering.

  • Works with the enterprise to solve mission challenges with technology including hardware, software, databases, operating systems, and networks.

  • Develops and documents the framework for integration and implementation for changes to technical standards.

  • Assists in the development and management of an architecture governance process

  • Follows all Customer network security processes and procedures, ensures compliance with all Government policies.

  • Represent customer requirements in technical exchanges with other government agencies.

  • Maintains knowledge of changes in technologies.

  • Develop and maintain network architecture diagrams, policies, and configuration information

  • Contribute to documentation in the Knowledge Base, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), work instructions, and job aids.

  • Conduct knowledge transfer sessions with operations and engineering teams on new solutions, systems, applications, and tools.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance

  • Ability to obtain Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry On Duty (EOD) - Active EOD preferred

  • M.S. + 12 years of applicable experience or B.S. + 18 years of applicable experience

  • Expert experience with architecting and automating infrastructure with a minimum of 3 years of recent experience in designing, planning, building, upgrading and oversight of complex DoD/FED IT networks

  • Expert experience with Cisco switches, routers, firewalls, VPNS, and wireless access points

  • Strong experience with Network analysis tools

  • Expert experience with supporting IP services (IPv4, VPN, IPv6, Multicast, QOS, SDN, SNMP, VOIP, VTC, etc.)

  • Expert experience with OSPF, BGP, MPLS, RSVP/LDP L2/3VPNs, VRFs, IKE/IPSec, GRE tunnels, MTU, FTP, Import/Export policies.

  • Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

  • Be a team player and work in a collaborative team environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • AWS experience

  • TOGAF and/or DODAF experience

  • Previous DHS or DoD experience


What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.