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Network Architect
Ref No.: 24-02070
Location: Westfield, Virginia
To Acquire the advantage, Zolon is seeking a Network Architect.

Job Duties:
Interpret customer requirements and apply standard design approaches for service delivery. Fully document designs with diagrams, bill of materials, cabling sheets, configurations, and other supporting documents.
Use a private test lab to evaluate new technologies and capabilities, test proposed changes to production networks, and recreate troubleshooting scenarios to support the production enterprise network.
Schedule maintenance windows for migrating user connections from legacy to modern infrastructure transition services with no impact on critical data flows.
Provide technical expertise to Operations engineers and technicians, supporting fault isolation and resolution. Solve tough problems with innovative and scalable solutions.
Develop secure network designs including configurations that align with Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and enterprise policies. Obtain Authority to Operate (ATO) for new devices, software, and capabilities.
Supervise (not manage) other network support specialists.
Develop and improve design products, processes, and systems for our team to work efficiently and effectively.
focus on CAN/LAN, ability to learn and work on Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Requirements:
DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 (Security+ CE)
network engineering to include Tier III or higher network operations and/or network design and implementation.
production network hardware configurations for Cisco, Brocade, and/or Juniper.
Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard routing protocols in a production network,
Hands-on experience implementing and troubleshooting standard switching and trunking protocols in Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), 802.1q, and port channels.

The candidate must have 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. A doctorate and 8 years, OR a master's and 10 years, a bachelor's and 12 years, an associate and 14 years, or HS and 16 years.

Location: Westfield, VA (NRO)
Clearance: TS/SCI Poly