Network Engineer (Intermediate)

Client: MANDO
Location: Primarily on site at Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Fort Meade, MD; some telework may be available depending on project requirements.


  • COMPQSOFT Inc. is seeking a Network Engineer (intermediate) to augment our DISA team at Fort Meade, MD. The candidate will need to possess a high level of knowledge and experience in IP Networking. 
  • The candidate will attend and facilitate any Onsite/Offsite weekly Medical Community of Interest (MED-COI) customer and DISA engineering meetings and provide written feedback conveying meeting discussion/outcome and any action items.
  • The candidate will support the identification of potential solutions regarding engineering for various MED-COI requirements and engage Tier III engineers and DISA Global for troubleshooting. The candidate will develop test cases, test reports and implementation plan in evaluating engineering architectures, new technologies and approaches to unique engineering problems.


  • Deploy, upgrade, and troubleshoot multi-vendor network equipment and solutions, including but not limited to Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto, Dell, HPE, or VMWare.
  • Plans, designs, and evaluates new and existing computer network systems and services including local area networks, wide area networks, intranets, and the Internet, providing analytical, technical, and administrative support.
  • Configure, test, design, implement, and troubleshoot telecommunication networks.
  • Develop/Execute test cases, test plans, lab diagrams/topology, test reports and implementation plans.
  • Assist in developing configurations to meet DISA design requirements, following industry standard best practices, and ensuring STIG and all network security compliances.
  • Investigate and recommend emerging insertion technologies (i.e. new features, capabilities, etc.)
  • Collaborates with project stakeholders and technical staff to elicit, define, and document requirements.
  • Influences team members, the customer, and vendors to define, analyze, and provide solutions for the customer’s voice, data, and image communications requirements.
  • Prepares complex workprints and schematics to define and illustrate entire network structures and solutions.
  • Provide required documentation in support of Engineering Change Request (ECR), Design Change Request (DCR), and Configuration Control Board (CCB) processes. 

Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a technical discipline with 5+ years of network engineering experience configuring, testing, designing, implementing, or troubleshooting networks.
  • Security + certification or equivalent 8570/8140 IAT II certification or ability to obtain a DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level II Certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Juniper Certified Network Specialist (JNCIS) Service Provider / Enterprise track
  • Testing experience supported by a network and systems engineering background.
  • Strong working knowledge of Juniper MX platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with networking technologies, concepts, routing and switching protocols, including but not limited to, TCP/IP, routing, switching, IPAM, DNS, DDNS, DHCP, F5 GTM / LTM, SSH, VPN products (IPSec, SSL VPN), Internet Proxy, IPS, IDS, IP routing protocols including RIP, BGP, MP-BGP, OSPF, IP Multicast, LDP, STP, MPLS/RSVP, IS-IS, IPv6, and QoS; Advanced Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) services (L3VPN, L2VPN, VPLS & CSC), Ethernet traffic analysis tool, TAPs, and traffic brokers, LAN/WAN, SONET, ICMP and SNMP management protocols.
  • Familiarity with QoS/CoS principles
  • Familiarization with Cisco XR, willingness to learn and work on Cisco devices (this is required for interop testing)
  • Familiarity working with RMF (eMASS) process and with STIGing or security hardening of systems.
  • Experience with unclassified and classified networks.
  • Experience writing technical documentation.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with management and staff at all levels.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft office suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Able to work with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with no or little assistance to complete equipment testing.
  • Ability to work in a group to achieve the common goal to resolve complex network issues.

Preferred/Desired Experience/Qualifications:

  • DoD Experience a plus on DoD network or systems
  • Juniper Certified Network Professional (JNCIP) in either Service Provider or Enterprise fields (both of these have strong Class of Service – Juniper’s term for QoS)
  • Familiarity with IXIA and/or Spirent test generators
  • Familiarity with NESSUS, ACAS, or security analysis tools
  • Familiarity with ITIL processes and methodology

Special Requirements/Security Clearance: 

  • DoD Active Secret Clearance Required (or eligible for Interim Secret Clearance)
  • DoD Approved 8570/8140 Level II Certification, i.e., Network+ CE, Security+ CE, CISSP or similar.
  • Must be a US Citizen

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About Us:

CompQsoft Inc. Established in 1997, headquarters in Houston, TX and office in Leesburg, VA. CompQsoft offers a range of comprehensive Cyber Security, Infrastructure, Cloud solutions, ERP implementation, Business Intelligence, Application development, Ecommerce applications and Management consulting services. CompQsoft is Certified CMMI Level 3 practitioner for Development and Services, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013 & ISO 200001:2011 Certified. CompQsoft is a fast growing company with a strategy and methodology that is strongly focused on the success of our clients, predominantly the Federal government.

CompQsoft provides equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and in the working environment to all employees and applicants. CompQsoft does not take any nonmerit factors like race, color, religion, sex (gender), mental/physical disability, and age into account for purposes of recruitment, hiring and development.

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