Senior Network Engineer


Exostrategies is a small, agile professional services company that principally serves the federal government and provides affordable enterprise transformation services in anticipation of evolving threats to our nation’s critical infrastructure and operations.

General description:
The Senior Network Engineer, working with a diverse team of analysts, linguists, cultural experts, and operations officers, focused on creating and recognizing targeting opportunities and strategies in the cyber-realm.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Support a variety of systems in a mission-critical enterprise environment
  • Troubleshoot network issues and customer service skills, including the ability to defuse situations, and to deal with individuals who might not fully understand the technology, is required
  • Work in a team of various government and subcontractor personnel

Required qualifications:

  • Security+ or CISSP certification on day one
  • Windows desktop operating systems, and demonstrated experience supporting those systems in a mission-critical enterprise environment
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP, network infrastructure, and networked appliances, to include administrative access and configuration experience
  • Thorough knowledge of Cisco Systems hardware & software, to include hands-on administration using the command line interface
  • Ability to take network equipment still in shipping boxes and build a working environment
  • Basic knowledge of VMware platform administration, to include the ability to take a new server device in a shipping box and develop it into a working server
  • Advanced knowledge of VMware platform is a plus
  • Knowledge of printers, networked print queues, and basic maintenance
  • Knowledge of network-attached storage systems
  • Knowledge of rules and procedures for handling government classified and proprietary information
  • Ability to troubleshoot network issues back to their source, and to rectify problems or propose solutions
  • Knowledge of Mac OSX
  • Knowledge of UNIX and Linux systems
  • Working knowledge of popular, legacy, and new social media, blog sites, and mobile applications is a big plus
  • Willingness to provide 24×7 and after-hours support as needed
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a small team, without a constant management presence

Education requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in engineering, computer science, or a related field

Security clearance requirement:

  • Applicants must have an ACTIVE US Government Top Secret security clearance and have been granted access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) within the last two years, based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)

Available work location:

  • Crystal City, VA


Interested parties please send your resume, in PDF or Word compatible format, to:

Exostrategies considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Posted March 14, 2019