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Network Engineers – Intermediate to Expert Level (Top Secret Clearance)

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Network Engineers – Intermediate to Expert Level (Top Secret Clearance)
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Crystal City,  VA
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Network Engineers Needed – Intermediate to Expert Level – Brand New Contract Opportunity!

Crystal City, VA (Pentagon)

Active Top Secret Required


Talent Orchard has been retained by DEI as their outsourced recruiting organization and we are seeking multiple Network Engineers from Intermediate to Expert Level for a brand new opportunity in the Crystal City, VA area working at the Pentagon.  


The ideal candidates will serve as on-site Network Engineers to support the redesign and implementation of the Joint Service Provider's network. The candidates will design, implement, deploy and transition into operations a Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) to support software defined access and automation of the Pentagon Enterprise Network.



  • Design, implement, and deploy a Cisco DNA technical network solution
  • Perform network implementation, migration, test, and maintenance for the Baseline
  • Troubleshoot networking issues
  • Support software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV)
  • Integrate new software designed infrastructure with existing Juniper routed network



  • BA/BS and/or combination work experience
  • 10 years of engineering professional experience, specializing in networking
  • Active Top Secret Clearance Required
  • Active Security+ Certification (AND) Cisco related networking certification
  • Knowledgeable in IP Networking
  • Strong Cisco Routing and Switch/Data Networking skills
  • Strong networking trouble shooting skills
  • Experience in Layer 2 & Layer 3 technologies
  • Experience with, and understanding of, Cisco router, switch and SDN technologies
  • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Experience applying DISA STIGs / Security Patches
  • Experience with Juniper JunOS


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge with Cisco 3600, 4500, 7000 and 9000 Series Switches
  • Expertise in Routing Protocols (OSPF, BGP)
  • Cisco IOS XE Software
  • Cisco Netflow
  • Knowledgeable in two-factor authentication platforms
  • Good documentation and Visio skills Network Management Tools
  • Experience with Software-Defined Access (SD-Access)
  • Experience with Cisco Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN
  • Experience with Cisco Policy-based network automation and assurance



Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

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