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Senior Cisco Network Engineer – TS/SCI Required


Senior 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 Senior Cisco Network Engineer is a pivotal role, providing operational knowledge and support to the Command and Control Support System (C2S2) networks. This role encompasses designing, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting an extensive network infrastructure, acting as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) across multiple enclaves with varying security classifications.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include maintaining, installing, updating, and securing network environments using a wide range of Cisco products, such as Cisco IOS, routers, Layer 2 switches, Access Layer switches, ISE, Firepower, and ACI. The engineer will also manage other critical network components like F5, Palo Alto, VMware NSX, SPLUNK, and ServiceNow. This role requires leading projects with minimal oversight, ensuring all network devices and applications are patched, secure, and operating efficiently.
  • The Senior Cisco Network Engineer will perform DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) validations, manage cable systems, develop workflows for Cisco-based assets, and utilize ACAS to monitor security postures. They will also collaborate with developers to identify and develop necessary workflows within ServiceNow.
  • Duties also include configuring and reconfiguring network applications, maintaining LAN/WAN environments, managing network security, and processing IT service requests and trouble tickets. The engineer is expected to create and maintain detailed network diagrams and SOPs, manage the lifecycle of network devices, and provide comprehensive monthly status reports to the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR)-appointed Technical Assistant (TA).
  • Occasional after-hours and weekend work may be required to support both scheduled and unscheduled service outages, ensuring the continuous operation and security of networks.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • IAW DoD 8140.03-M, must meet the Intermediate Proficiency Level qualifications.
  • 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 Professional (CCNP) certification.
  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED.
  • At least 5 years of DoD network engineering experience or 8 years total of 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, WhatsUpGold.
  • Must have experience managing F5.
  • Must have experience supporting VMware NSX. Must have significant 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 as required to support both scheduled and unscheduled service outages.

Posted Salary Range

138000 to 153000

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: 2024-11220