• NETCOM Global Enterprise Fabric NIPR-SIPR-Mission Network Engineer - Subject Matter Expert

    Job ID 2018-2885
    Job Locations
    US-AZ-Fort Huachuca
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    Position Summary:

    NCI:  As a Global Enterprise Fabric NIPR-SIPR-Mission (GEF-N-S-M) Networks Engineer – SME, you will provide non-personal support to the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) efforts in the network engineering, planning, integration, and management support to the Points of Presence (POP), Virtual Server Stacks (VSS), Mission Network Access Kiosks (MNAK) and Global Mission Network GEF Black Core components and services. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.


    Highlights of responsibilities:

    Analyze and resolve problems with the Global Enterprise Fabric NIPR-SIPR-Mission (GEF-N-S-M) including its multiple Secret-level networks over a common mission network infrastructure between the Regional Hub Nodes (RHN) located at Fort Bragg, Camp Roberts, Landstuhl, Kuwait, and Guam; and the Mission Network Points of Presence (POP) located at Fort Bragg, Fort Carson, Grafenwoehr, Kuwait, and Guam. 

    Provide configuration, integration, and Tier III support for the terrestrial transport connecting the RHNs and VSSs.

    Develop a software defined network infrastructure to implement network services across the geographically distributed cloud implementation.

    Provide configuration, integration, and Tier III support for Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Layer 3 VPN (L3VPN) and dedicated circuits established between the RHNs.

    Analyze and resolve problems with system provisioning and network connection requirements/methods to connect a remote MNAK to Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System (CENTRIXS) POPs.

    Analyze and resolve problems with Cisco validated design for VMware vSphere 6.7 on Cisco FlexPod validated architecture with NetApp storage operating in cluster-mode.

    Analyze and resolve problems with Cisco Internet Operating system (IOS), Cisco Nexus NX-OS, ASA firewalls, data packet routing, switching, proxy services, and engineering for IP routed data networks, VPNs, and IPSEC.

    Analyze and resolve problems with WAN acceleration technologies such as Riverbed products.

    Analyze and resolve problems with KG-175 and KG-250 series of NSA encryptors and management software such as GEM X and ViaSat VINE Manager. 

    NetOps capability integration in support of the classified missions on mission networks such as CENTRIXS and SIPRNet networks.

    Hands-on experience with how Microsoft Enterprise products and tools interrelate in order to ensure NetOps capability integration in support of the classified missions on mission networks such as CENTRIXS and SIPRNet networks. Examples of Microsoft Enterprise products and tools are Active Directory, Exchange, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and Key Management Service (KMS)

    Experience with Linux (RHEL) and network analysis tools (Wireshark, TCPdump).



    • Current Active Secret (SSBI) Security Clearance, IT Level I Secret in accordance with AR 25-2
    • IAT III / IASAE II certified as specified in DOD 8570.01-M and BBP 05-PR-M-0002 (CASP, CISSP, or other specific IA Certification)
    • Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Certification within six months
    • BS degree with 7 – 12 years’ experience


    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master’s degree plus 5 years’ experience or bachelor’s degree with 10 years’ experience. In Engineering or computer science degree in one of the following disciplines: Electrical, Computer, or Computer Science
    • VMware Network Virtualization NSX (VCP-NV)
    • SIPRNet data center operations and functions such as but not limited to IT continuity of operations and disaster recovery (COOP/DR) strategies and planning and service delivery
    • Experience in Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems, virtual machines (VM) and stand-alone servers to include directory services, messaging, access control processes, and integrating application servers into the Black Core environment.
    • Experience with virtualization technologies in Operating Systems (OS), Network, Storage Area Network (SAN), and security devices.




    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Standing for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Ambulate between several buildings
    • Travel by land or air transportation 25%


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