Network Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-McLean | US-VA-Reston | US-VA-Culpeper | US-VA-Tysons
Posted Date 11 months ago(2/18/2022 2:55 PM)
# of Openings
Network Engineer

Job Title

Network Engineer


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions.  We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.

Northwood Global Solutions, an EverWatch company is a technology solutions and integration company specializing in cloud migration, cyber security, analytics, and big data solutions. We employ high end engineering and development staff to help government customers with their most challenging technical problems. Our focus is on our customer's mission. We partner with our customers to ensure that technology becomes a mission enabler.




Looking for a Network Engineer to provide cradle to grave support to a mission critical project. The selected candidate will maintain the network hardware and software as well as monitor the network to ensure network availability to all system users; and perform the necessary maintenance to support network availability.  Tasks may include: participate in the development of new network designs, assess network management architecture, document the architecture, develop test plans, and conduct the testing effort.   The candidate will be responsible for installations, upgrades, support and problem resolution for mainly Linux based operating system

Must be dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver. Must have the aptitude and attitude to tackle unsolved technical challenges.


Typical Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of X.509 Certificates, secure socket layer (SSL)
  • Implementation of commercial & Type 1 encryption
  • Programming, configuring, and troubleshooting networks
  • Remote network and server administration
  • Implementing Virtual private network (VPN)
  • Routing and WAN connectivity
  • Unix (Linux, Solaris) Administration
  • Perl/Shell script
  • Java Script, Linux Shell Script
  • IP-related services: TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol), UDP (User Datagram Protocol), ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol), PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol), SLIP (Serial Line Internet protocol)
  • Routing Services: DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), ARP (Address Resolution Protocol), RARP, CISCO
  • Application Services: HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol), FTP (File Transfer Protocol), NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol), SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
  • Connection Services: SOP, RMI, RPC (Remote Procedure Call).
  • Implements network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions and cutovers of network components and capabilities.
  • Assesses and documents current site network configuration and user requirements.
  • Modifies existing software to ensure efficiency and integrity between systems and applications.
  • Evaluates and recommends COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions
  • Travel required within WMA, and may be required Conus/Oconus locations to install, O&M, troubleshoot
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science or similar field and 6+ years of Network Engineering experience; if no degree 8+ years of experience in Network Engineering
  • 6+ years of Network Engineering experience;
  • 2+ years’ experience establishing and troubleshooting VPNs;
  • Knowledge and/or experience with policy-based routing;
  • 2+ years’ experience with Unix Administration
  • 4+ years’ VMWare experience;
  • Demonstrated understanding of IPv6 networks;
  • Experience with Type 1 encryption
  • Experience with remote Network and server administration
  • 2+ year of experience coding in scripting languages (Perl, Python, and/or PowerShell)
  • Knowledge of and experience with networking and network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, routing, firewalls, SSH, VPNs).

Desired Qualifications:

  • CCNA certification at a minimum
  • JNCIA or JNCIP certification desired.

Clearance Level

TS/SCI polygraph

Job Locations



Network Design, Networking


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