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CACI International Network Engineer in Sterling, Virginia

Network Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI has an outstanding opportunity for a Network Engineer who wants to make a difference in the defense of the nation by applying their tradecraft and experience in a fast-paced dynamic environment in support of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). We are seeking a motivated individual to join an innovative and dynamic team that is developing mission critical solutions for the warfighter.

What You’ll Get to Do

Primary responsibility is to collaborate with the cyber security and engineering teams to manage, develop, and test network configurations across platforms, ground stations, and network operation centers. This networking infrastructure will provide the foundation required to enable the fielding of advanced capabilities in support of the warfighter who will be leveraging manned and unmanned systems.

More About the Role

  • Analytical and troubleshooting skillset with an understanding of systems interoperability

  • Recommend and document network architecture, concept designs, network change implementation plans, and risk assessments

  • Ability to operate in a cross-functional team to establish the network design

  • Review and conduct analysis of existing network architectures and provide design recommendations of current/modern WAN/MAN/LAN technologies

  • Provide network implementation guidance, such as network segmentation protocols to improve the existing architecture and meet new networking requirements

  • Design and document telecommunications circuit specifications

  • Experience with automatic provisioning network configurations for operational systems

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Must be US Citizen and have an active Top Secret clearance, with ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or related discipline

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Strong understanding of encryption algorithms

  • Strong knowledge of Routing Protocol Configurations, Standard Access-list, Extended Access-list configuration, OSI 7 Layer Model, IPv4 and IPv6, DNS, DHCP

  • Experience with implementation of DHCP, DNS, FTP, TFTP, and Syslog

  • 5+ years of experience with Cisco Switches, Routers, and Firewalls

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Information Technology operations roles

  • 3-5 years of experience in monitoring and resolving network issues

  • Have or obtain within 6 months: active DoD 8570/8140 level two baseline certification (e.g., CompTIA Security+ CE, CCNA Security)

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Master’s degree in an engineering or related discipline

  • Fully active TS/SCI clearance

  • 5+ years of experience with Linux environments

  • 5+ years of experience collaborating with customers / end users to gather and document network requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in VMware environments

  • 5+ experience in virtual and physical Internet Protocol and Fiber Channel networks and routing protocols

  • 5+ years of experience designing, optimizing, and troubleshooting LAN, WAN and low bandwidth networks protected by network encryptors

  • Active DoD 8570/8140 computing environment certification (e.g., CCNA)

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

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (

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