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Jacobs Network Engineer Lead in Maryland

Network Engineer Lead



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  • This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

The Network Engineer lead performs network services from network design through implementation, administration, maintenance, and upgrading of existing LAN/CAN/WAN. Coordinates with all responsible users and sites to resolve network or system incidents and to schedule conversions and cutovers. Oversee the deployment of, and support to, all network equipment. General understanding of CLOS network designs. Optimize end-to-end system performance and dataflow management performing design analysis and network monitoring. Provides leadership and oversight to the team.



  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related

  • 12 years experience in Network Engineering

  • Analyzing design, specifications, and documents for system optimization, configure and maintain organization's network diagrams and accreditations, integrate HW/SW to satisfy ISO 9000 requirements and other DoD/IC regulations.

  • Facilitate the implementation of high-speed, scalable, fault-tolerant network topologies as applicable to WAN and LAN design.

  • Resolve network problems, operate network analyzers, WAN test equipment and network simulators.

  • Knowledge architecting, installing and training support staff in Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network (DMVPN) solutions and to utilize VXlan.

  • Experience in implementing specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPNs, firewall contexts, Traffic Shaping Voice over IP (VoIP), GRE Tunneling, IP Security (IPSec), IP Encryption, Media over IP (MoIP), and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate.

  • 2 years experience leading an engineering team

Certification Requirements

  • Cisco Certified Network Profession (CCNP)

Clearance Requirements

  • TS/SCI with Poly

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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Job Administration

Primary Location United States-Maryland

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: MIS0000MK