Allied Associates International

Senior Network Engineer (TS/SCI Clearance)

Job Locations US-VA-Warrenton
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/29/2022 2:55 PM)
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Allied Associates International (A2I) is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Network Engineer to join our team in Warrenton, VA.  The successful candidate will have experience developing technologies to function in an existing infrastructure, producing artifacts, functioning as part of a project team, and working with implementation and sustainment engineers.


Why A2I?

A2I is a small company that makes a big impact on national security. We have a longstanding history of solving complex problems for our intelligence, law enforcement, and defense customers. Our business is advanced engineering and technical solutions however our biggest asset is our incredible staff. We learn from each other through technical discussions and trainings; we continue to expand our business with new customers; we welcome a challenge!


How have we been able to retain this incredible staff?

A2I is an employee-centric company. Our CEO and leadership team know everyone’s name and make it clear that their doors are always open. The entire leadership team makes employee satisfaction the highest priority. This is reflected in our generous benefits offerings. Excellent healthcare options, flexible Paid Time Off (PTO), and substantial 401k contributions are only a few pieces of our benefits portfolio. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing as senior-level contributor with knowledge and experience in local and wide area networking, communications, and related software/hardware within a multi-platform operating environment.
  • Analyzing and developing new hardware requirements and prepare specifications for hardware acquisitions.
  • Providing recommendations and conducting research for new technologies, future concepts, and analysis for implementation.
  • Deployable Solutions (Mobile & Transportable) design integration.
  • Interoperability of systems and services with mission partners.
  • Virtualization, Software Defined Networking (SDN) design integration.
  • Reviewing site design packages from the Site Design team for technical accuracy.
  • Researching and recommending to the Configuration Management (CM) Boards new or replacement models of hardware or software to support the engineering roadmap.
  • Providing information to the Life Cycle team for hardware that is reaching end of sale or support.
  • Coordinating with the information assurance security engineers, validating all designs against required security controls to maintain the Authority to Operate of each enclave.
  • Creating, reviewing, and updating technical documentation in support of Integration projects.
  • Providing full implementation documentation and templates for all phases of deployment and sustainment of network equipment and services.
  • Providing engineering support to a network operations center and implementation and sustainment teams as needed.
  • Identifying and diagnosing complex performance, security, and technical issues.
  • Developing and implementing solutions across a wide range of technologies.
  • Implementing and maintaining DISA STIG requirements.
  • Providing support to a wide array of customers as part of a complex team of multiple contractors and government personnel.
  • Staying current on most technological developments and applications and helping to evaluate vendor products to make recommendations for purchase.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent (Computer Science or a related field), and seven to nine years of relevant experience.
  • IAT II: Security+ certification or equivalent
  • CCNA Routing & Switching certification
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.
  • Must be a team player and able to work in a fast paced rapidly changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience installing and administering network and systems equipment.
  • Experience developing IT checklists, SOPs, guides, etc.

Security Clearance Requirements: Active Top Secret (TS) clearance with SCI eligibility required. 



Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Position oneself to move objects from a lower to a higher location or moving objects horizontally from position to-position (computer equipment such as PC, Servers, Routers, Printers and Digital Senders). This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Move and traverse a cart or dolly using upper extremities to exert force to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
  • The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level.
  • The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on ladders, exposure to heat and cold conditions (server rooms and telco closets).
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.


Allied Associates International is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


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