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Network Engineer- Secret Clearance Required

Job Title
Network Engineer- Secret Clearance Required
Job ID
Linthicum,  MD 21090
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Network Engineer

Linthicum, MD

Secret Clearance Required


Talent Orchard has been retained by DEI as their outsourced recruiting organization to manage their hiring process and we are searching for a Network Engineer to support a DoD Customer in Linthicum, MD.



  • Installation and administration of Cisco switches and routers, Palo Alto firewalls and network management tools supporting the Agency’s networks on different domain classifications of Department of Defense.
  • Troubleshooting, installations, maintenance, conversion, cutovers and sustainment of IT components.
  • Maintain, support, and troubleshoot several classified and unclassified networks to include: NIPRNET, SIPRNET, JWICS, and other networks as required.
  • Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation and maintain standard operating procedures.
  • Act as a Consultant for systems problems and solutions beyond the knowledge of technical tier one and tier two support staff.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have 10 years of professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline; or 8 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree; or 18 years of professional experience without a degree
  • Must have an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI
  • Demonstrated Network Engineering experience, including understanding of LAN/WAN operations and TCP/IP concepts
  • Experience with Cisco switches and routers
  • Managing Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Managing Port Security
  • Experience with Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Monitoring firewall traffic and configuring rule sets
  • Experience configuring and managing VLANs
  • Experience with IAVA, security checklists
  • STIG reviews and implementation
  • DoD 8570 Certification (Security + certification)

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility
  • CCNA or CCNP
  • Working knowledge of the VPN and the Internet Protocol
  • Security (IPsec) that enables VPNs
  • Experience with IAVA, security checklists
  • Experience with tools supporting the network infrastructure such as SolarWinds
  • Experience with Quality of Service (QOS) Functions
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
  • VOIP experience


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.

Please contact us at recruiting@talentorchard.com  for more information or learn about our other exciting opportunities on the Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.


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