• Network Engineer

    Location US-Arlington, VA/Washington, DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/11/2018 4:41 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    WOOD is seeking a Sr. Network Engineer to join our team in the Arlington, VA area.  The. Network Administrator maintains smooth operation of voice and data networks. Plans, evaluates, coordinates and performs installation and/or configuration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network.



    • Support enterprise and development network infrastructure
    • Support maintenance, troubleshooting and IA of network
    • Evaluate, test, install and implement new and existing hardware and software across physical media, protocol stacks, switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices, and network management components
    • Perform problem isolation and resolution of network problems through troubleshooting and devising effective solutions
    • Install patches and maintain accurate records of program corrections and patch levels. Perform Network Management functions such as, network monitoring, network performance measurement and reporting
    • Perform vulnerability scans, (e.g., Harris STAT, Retina)
    • Perform updates to network devices including Firewalls, NIDS, switches, routers and crypto devices
    • Maintain accurate records of program corrections and patch/update level
    • Support development and maintenance of all required network policies and procedures


    US Citizenship and an active Top Secret/Sensitive Clearance TS/SCI Required

    • Four (4) years of software development experience required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Network Engineering or a related discipline is required
      • A Master's degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience
      • A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one or  more of the following: TCP/IP, Cisco switches, routers, VLAN configuration, firewalls, VPN, storage (SANS, RAID, etc.), Network Intrusion Device Systems, etc.
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: ACLs, IAVA, DCID 6/3, STIGS, etc.
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following is required: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow, traffic and packet analysis
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with tools used ofr security analysis (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark,, snort, ngrep, nmap, strings, hexdump, md5sum, systools is required
    • Experience with Security Event Incident Management, Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems (ArcSight, QRadar, Splunk, Mazu, Arbor, etc) is required
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with IDS systems (e.g., SNORT, SourceFire, Proventia, BroIDS) is required

    Desired Skills

    • Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology


    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or similar certification required
    • 8570.1 - M Compliance at IAT Level I certification required
    • IA level II or CND level II certification preferred (e.g., Security+, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, GCIH, GSEC certifications)


    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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