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Network Architect (Expert)

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Reston
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

**Job Description**BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the government, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community; driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.We are looking for experienced Network Architects to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer. This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology with containerized solutions and orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery. This is a fast paced, challenging, and career rewarding experience to recruit and develop provide top talent and solutions on one of the most complex and high profile programs within the government.CBLT TO2**Required Education, Experience, & Skills**We are actively seeking a Network Architect with a minimum of 11 years' experience. Bachelor's or Master s Degree are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following+ Establishing overall strategic network standards and priorities.+ Providing technical guidance and direction for TCP/IP transport network design and engineering, network routing protocols, advanced virtual networking technologies.+ Analyzing the optimization of network system performance.+ Overseeing the strategic interface of network systems configuration.+ Assessing network engineering technologies, computing systems hardware and software protocols.+ Providing high-level technical advice and guidance to managers and technical resources on network technologies to meet current and future organizational needs.+ Identifying INFOSEC and COMSEC security requirements for the network.+ Cisco IOS, including switching, routing, segment routing and other technologies+ Radio Frequency (RF) and spectrum engineering+ Optical networking technology and engineering+ Satellite communications engineering**Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills**+ Experience with a variety of network technologies and solution architectures+ Broad understanding of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the networking field.+ Knowledge of state-of-the-art systems engineering principles and network design concepts+ In depth working knowledge of MPLS, TCP/IP, VPN, and IP telephony+ Full working knowledge of the OSI model, routing protocols and their application to router configurations+ Experience in multi-vendor network security environment+ Experience with routing design, techniques, and protocols such as BGP+ In-depth understanding of peering, QoS and traffic engineering+ Cloud experience (AWS (VPC, transit gateway, private link, ELB, etc), Azure (connectivity services Vnet, virtual WAN, VPN gateway, application protection, application delivery and network monitoring, etc), etc.)+ Security best practices for firewalls and perimeter security measures including VPN technologies+ Continuous integration, test automation and / or SecDevOps on iterative development projects+ Agile Development methodologies+ Cisco Certifications: CCNA or CCNP**Network Architect (Expert)****74719BR**EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

Keywords: BAE Systems, Reston , Network Architect (Expert), IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

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