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Network Engineer – TS/SCI Required


Network Engineer


Honolulu, Hawaii, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE), an Akima company, is not just another federal systems support contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ASE, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , ASE provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ASE delivers solutions in maritime IT, systems engineering, and integration across the Department of Defense and stands ready to help improve operational performance at a reasonable and sustainable cost.

As an ASE employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Network Engineer is an important contributor to the Command and Control Support System (C2S2) networks, supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) networking architecture. This role is crucial for designing, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting a broad range of network technologies and monitoring tools across multiple enclaves with varying security classifications. The Network Engineer works closely with the Senior Network Engineer, providing supplementary expertise and operational support.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include maintaining, installing, updating, and securing network environments, working with technologies such as Cisco IOS, Cisco Routers, Layer 2 and Access Layer Switches, Cisco ISE, Firepower, ACI, F5, Palo Alto, VMware NSX, SPLUNK, ACAS, and ServiceNow. The engineer assists in planning and executing network improvements and upgrades, providing essential documentation for project continuity and compliance with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) validations.
  • The role involves configuring and deploying network devices with minimal downtime, coordinating planning for authorized scheduled interruptions, and generating after-action reports detailing installations, faults, and troubleshooting efforts. Additionally, the engineer performs cable management, collaborates with developers to create workflows for Cisco-based assets in ServiceNow, and utilizes ACAS to monitor and secure network assets.
  • Network Engineers are also responsible for maintaining network and personnel security within the environment, managing access control, processing service requests, and resolving trouble tickets. They maintain architectural and operational diagrams to assist in troubleshooting and the continuity of network operations and develop standard operating procedures to aid in the setup and troubleshooting of network devices.
  • This position requires occasional after-hours and weekend work to support service outages. Monthly reporting to the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR)-appointed Technical Assistant (TA) is mandatory, including updates on tasks, projects, device security validations, and other critical metrics to ensure effective network management and operations continuity.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • IAW DoDM 8410.03, must meet intermediate proficiency level.
  • Must possess ONE of the following 8570 IAT-II certifications:
  • CCNA Security
  • CySA+ (Cybersecurity Analyst)
  • GICSP (Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional)
  • GSEC (GIAC Security Essentials Certification)
  • Security+ CE
  • SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner)
  • Must have a current Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification.
  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED.
  • At least 3 years of DoD network engineering experience or 5 years total network engineering experience.
  • Must have experience managing Cisco Routers and Switches.
  • Must have experience managing Cisco firewalls – Firepower.
  • Must have experience managing Cisco ACI and ISE.
  • Must have experience managing Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Must have experience utilizing SPLUNK, ACAS, WhatUpGold.
  • Must have experience managing F5.
  • Must have experience supporting VMware NSX.
  • Have some experience using Microsoft Visio.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc).
  • Must be able to carry 40 pounds due to installations.
  • Must be able to work occasional after-hours and weekend work to support service outages.

Posted Salary Range

109000 to 121000

Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: TS/SCI

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11223