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Aberdeen, MD

Network Engineer - Work From Home

Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-22
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Valid Through2023-09-25

Job Description:

Sigma Defense Systems is a leading technology company serving the Department of Defense (DoD), providing tactical communications systems and services for digital modernization since 2006. Through our acquisitions of SOLUTE in January 2022 and Sub U Systems in May 2022, we have expanded our software and communications hardware solutions to better support JADC2, C5ISR, SATCOM, and DEVSECOPS for customers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Space Force. Through a combination of hardware, software, and industry expertise, we provide a complete portfolio of solutions and services that accelerates information collection and sharing for faster decision making and better mission outcomes.

We are a company of innovative professionals thriving in a highly motivating work environment that fosters creativity and independent thinking. If you are a motivated individual with a desire to support our service men and women, now is a great time to join Sigma Defense!

This position is an excellent opportunity for hard-working, independent, and disciplined Computer Engineers and Computer Science majors to apply their skills toward solving unique, challenging, and complex IP networking problems implementing Cisco, Aruba, and IP networking routers/appliances as well as virtualization technologies from VMware and Nutanix. The position primarily involves designing, implementing, and sustaining/troubleshooting, networking/information technology appliances across several different vendors on customer remote sites.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of, and have hands on experience with Cisco IOS, Linux and networking technologies. Note: This is a hybrid position.

The following items will also be considered:

  • Experience in designing and configuring network equipment for tactical communications equipment

  • Former military with 4+ years of deployable communication systems network design and configuration


  • Strong IP routing and networking protocol experience, including IPv6 experience

  • Experience with commercial enterprise grade IP networking routers (e.g., Cisco, Aruba)

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills combined with the ability to effectively communicate technical issues

  • Ability to identify, deploy, and manage complex networking systems

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills

  • Deep understanding of and hands on experience with Cisco IOS, Linux and networking technologies is preferred

  • Experience with x86 virtualization technologies (XEN, KVM, VMware, Nutanix) is strongly preferred

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP are preferred

  • Experience with security documentation and accreditation life cycles is preferred

  • Experience with end-user training is preferred

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs, Develops, implements, and fields networking environment by designing system configuration; participating in and overseeing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards

  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization

  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies, defining, and monitoring access

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed

  • Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects


  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Life and A&D coverage Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 401(k) Plan with company matching contributions

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 paid Holidays

  • Educational Assistance Highly Competitive Salary

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

Job ID: 7175486956967958544

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