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Network Engineer (Secret Clearance Req.)

Network Engineer (Secret Clearance Req.)

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Here at VT Group, our business units provide turnkey engineering and logistics, enterprise Information Technology, and C5ISR services worldwide, primarily in the DOD, commercial, and healthcare arenas.



VT Group is seeking Network Engineer located in Chantilly, VA.


The Network Engineer (Customer Interfacing) will work directly with our client to gather functional and technical requirements, craft and engineer viable solutions, take part in design meetings, develop detailed plans and reports, and provide briefings presenting results and solutions to our client.  The Network Engineer will perform network assessment and site surveys at on customer sites, integrate and coordinate with customer’s technical representatives, build network plans and designs, and develop reports to present results. They will also coordinate, support and perform the configuration, administration, installation and provisioning, and in-depth trouble-shooting and repair on all projects using traditional network (Cisco) and/or GPON system for DoD clients. 


Specific duties include:

  • Develop network designs for new Marine bases including GPON access and distribution, WAN and core switches, and DWDM transport.
  • Collect and review artifacts as required to support the development of the associated C&A package(s).
  • Assist with the development and delivery of a Telecommunications Masterplan to include a detailed network design and define the strategic plan for execution of projects associated with telecommunications deployments at customer sites.  
  • Develop and draft project plans that define the project execution in terms of project organization, communications, POA&M, technical approach, risk, and escalation procedures.  
  • Review and analyze existing network infrastructures.
  • Work with SMEs for other systems (Access Control, IDS, AV, and Surveillance, etc) and ensure required network requirements are understood, properly accounted for in overall design, and implemented.
  • Create implementation approaches/plans including major phases, required roles, and tasks.
  • Provide device configurations for network equipment based on architecture and functional requirements.
  • Design, engineer, configure and install complex routing & switching solutions, wireless solutions, VoIP solutions, MPLS solutions, Unified Communications Solutions, Cisco Nexus Data Center Switching Solutions.



  • Bachelor or Associates Degree in Related Field; or related experience in network engineering
  • Min 3-5 Years’ experience designing / installing / configuring / troubleshooting network environments



  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • DoD Cyber Security Experience
  • GPON operational and maintenance support
  • GPON, DWDM, Active (Cisco) and Cyber Security experience
  • CCNA Security, Security Plus, CCNP R&S (or CCDP)
  • Knowledge base experience in switching, routing, enterprise architectures, multi-cast, and network troubleshooting
  • WAN experience including the use of point to point VPNs, MPLS and coordinating circuit installation with vendors
  • Ability to travel to client sites in Guam/Tinian


Preferred Skills:

  • Tellabs GPON certification
  • Cisco certifications and experience on the Cisco NEXUS platform
  • VMWare certifications
  • Industry firewall certification



Join VT Group if you want to serve with friendly and caring people who are dedicated to delivering critical services and helping our customers solve difficult problems in often world-changing circumstances.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


VT Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


VT Group is a drug free workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work or receiving an offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.