Network Engineer II

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/26/2021 10:49 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Clearance Required
Contract Status
Immediate Hire

About Mission1st

Network 1

Mission1st is a global IT, network and systems engineering solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence community, and homeland security markets. The company's 180+ employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Mission1st reported annual revenues in excess of $25 million, with a pipeline of growing programs and an increasing customer base.

What you'll do

In this role, you’ll provide overall enterprise-level LAN and WAN IP-based infrastructure systems planning, operations and maintenance, and management. Support planning and execution of network installations and hardware upgrades. Perform engineering trouble shooting/problem-solving at the system and component levels. This position requires both broad and deep working knowledge of technologies used in network engineering design and maintenance. You’ll conduct LAN and WAN preventive and corrective maintenance and troubleshooting/problem resolution on a wide range of technologies such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, DMVPN, Spanning-Tree, Port-Security, etc. As well as Provide advanced technical analyses of network infrastructure challenges and problems; develop/identify technical solutions responsive to customer needs. Other responsibilities are listed below:


  • Manage infrastructures for operational networks, of multiple security classification levels
  • Perform analyses on networks to discover and document the baseline
  • Use network analysis tools (CISCO Prime, SolarWinds, Fluke test equipment, etc.)
  • Provide advanced technical analyses of network infrastructure challenges and problems; develop/identify technical solutions responsive to customer needs
  • Engineer, install, test, and maintain wiring (copper and fiber) infrastructures
  • Support an improved infrastructure information security vulnerability posture through the performance of vulnerability assessments and analyses
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of 802.1X technologies, primarily Cisco Identity Services
  • Ability to work on projects and task independently without supervision

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 8+ years of experience
  • 5+ years’ experience of Cisco router and switch networking experience
  • Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret (TS) with SCI eligibility preferred; TS with DCID background investigation (in scope within last 5 years)
  • Active CCNA Certification
  • Active Security + CE or CCNA-Security certification
  • 5+ years of Cisco router and switch networking experience
  • A current U.S. passport is required. Must be willing to deploy OCONUS (less than 10% of the time)


  • Riverbed, ASA Firewalls
  • CCNP certification
  • Type One Encryptors (KG encryption devices)
  • Expertise in infrastructure design and architecture, deployment, operations and maintenance, and upgrades
  • Solid working knowledge in the planning, design, integration, optimization, operations, security, and support of enterprise network infrastructures
  • Systems design and architecting for operational and tactical theater network installations and upgrades
  • Experience managing infrastructure of mid-size operational networks (200+ routers/switches, 150+ servers, 1500+ workstations) in a high-paced fluid environment
  • Superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills at the system engineer level

Why you'll want to join us

Impassioned strategic thinkers who are eager to learn, grow and contribute to a shared company mission. At Mission1st, the members of our team have the opportunity to broaden their minds, amplify their skills, build worthwhile relationships with the industry’s best of the best, and have a direct impact on our company’s success!


Along with our dynamic company culture and collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to harmonize your personal and professional life and grow immensely. We work just as hard as we play and try to coordinate company events such as happy hours, networking and wellness events and luncheons. For more Benefits material, click specifics


We also offer some fabulous benefits, including:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
  • A generous 401(k) plan
  • A corporate wellness program
  • Tuition reimbursement

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