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CACI International Tier 2 NOC Engineer (NOSC) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Tier 2 NOC Engineer (NOSC)

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is seeking an experienced Tier II NOC Engineer within a 24x7x365 enterprise network operations security center (NOSC) supporting a federal government customer. The Tier II NOC Engineer will be responsible for providing network administration and operational support for a large and dynamic enterprise network, as well as performing analysis and troubleshooting of network incidents with the objective of minimizing interruptions and outages for end users to mission critical communications and resources.

Shift: Mon – Fri, 8am – 4pm **Must be flexible and able to be on-call when scheduled

Location: Nebraska Ave Complex (3801 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20528), *but currently remote. Could be required to work on site upon notice.

About the Role:

  • Leverage industry experience to provide operational support to maintain overall health and performance of enterprise network components, to include LAN, WAN, firewalls, VPNs, and other network platforms.

  • Monitoring of network performance dashboards to proactively detect potential network degradation events and outages.

  • Investigate and diagnose incidents to restore network services as quickly as possible, ensuring all incident details and restoration steps are thoroughly documented in the ServiceNow ticketing platform.

  • Lead root cause analysis efforts and draft After Action Reports as requested.

  • Implementation of approved network enhancements, firewall and whitelisting requests, and other network updates in accordance with the Change Management process.

  • Routinely collaborate with Government Leads, Watch Officers, and other Operational Teams in the communication and investigation of high priority troubleshooting efforts using the appropriate escalation procedures

  • Installation and support for remote access platforms such as VPN, Terminal Services, and Citrix

  • Work with vendor engineering teams in the investigation of complex hardware and software issues and initiate RMAs for failed hardware components as necessary

  • Provide guidance and assist in the development of junior NOC engineers with over-the-shoulder training and the creation of knowledge articles.

  • Perform all tasks in accordance with established team Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain DHS Entry on Duty (EOD)

  • Bachelor’s degree + 8 years of experience

  • Relevant network/NOC work experience

  • CCNA certification

  • In-depth understanding of network infrastructure topologies, security policies, firewalls, and L2/L3 switch and routing infrastructure.

  • Experience with network security, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, and vulnerability assessment & remediation.

  • Experience using network management and analysis tools such as SNMP probes, network taps, and packet analyzers.

  • Working knowledge of following the network tools/platforms: Broadcom Spectrum and CA PAM platforms, ServiceNow, SolarWinds, Splunk, NetScout, Grafana, HP Network Automation (HPNA) or similar tools/platforms

  • Experience with the configuration and support of Palo Alto firewalls

  • Experience with the configuration of BlueCoat proxies

  • Experience using ServiceNow or similar ticketing systems.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience supporting Zscaler (configuring, troubleshooting, etc.)

  • Previous experience with SDWAN

  • Previous experience with Site-to-Site VPNs.

  • Desired Certifications:

  • CCNP

  • ITIL 4 Foundations

  • Security 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 (

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$64,400 - $135,100