Network Engineer Professional
CSC - Fort Meade, MD

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Job Title


Network Engineer Professional

Requisition ID



Job Category


Network Services

Primary Location






Remote Work Authorized



Relocation Assistance


Not Available




Clearance Level


TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Posting


Aug 9, 2012, 12:48:30 PM


Essential Job Functions

The Network Analyst is the first responder in the event of a security alert and must display sound troubleshooting and problem solving skills. The Network Analyst will further develop training tools and put in place mechanisms to expand the Network Monitoring's team skills. Network Analysts must be able to perform Network Monitoring work to further validate and strengthen performance of the Network Monitors on the team.

Candidate must possess six years of experience and in-depth knowledge of network protocols and client-server interactions. Prior experience operating in a complex work environment containing Windows and Linux hosts is highly desired. Experience in mission support and operational facilities experience including monitoring tools (i.e. Wireshark), and trouble-ticketing systems is required. Tools and training will be provided but network knowledge is required. Candidate must be able to detect cyber attacks and direct protective actions to secure assets. Candidate will be part of a 7/24 operational environment. Candidate will provide intrusion detection capability, review host event and network logs for unauthorized use, and capture data.

This is a shift work position, shift TBD.


Basic Qualifications

It is required to achieve an entry level certification in one of the following areas to include Network +, Security + or some other equivalent certification within six months of accepting the position. Further training will be provided with the tools and techniques used in-house. Team members will be regularly assessed to so that skills remain sharp.

Primary: Candidate must have of in-depth knowledge of the TCP/IP model, knowledge of security tools such as Intrusion Detection and Network Monitoring Tools. Candidate is responsible for reports, documentation, and pass down of information to the secondary shift.

Secondary: Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, work in a team environment, and is able to provide good written and oral communication. Candidate must be able to pull together power point slides and provide updates to the team. Candidate must be task driven and able to detail oriented.

Tool Knowledge:
Basic TCP/IP model and their functions and familiar with Network Monitoring Tools such as HP Openview. Computer Peripherals to include Windows 2003, RedHat Linux, and Word Processing Software

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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