Network Engineer in Lorton, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  815229

Apex Systems is seeking a Tier II Network Engineer in Lorton, Virginia, and requires an active Secret with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance. If interested please email resume to


Thank you,


Job Title: Network Engineer

Location: US-VA-Lorton


Job Summary

This position provides tier two networking of support by handling service requests that have been escalated by lower tiers. Support will be provided onsite, remotely, over the phone, or via email. The technician will be required to develop solutions for network problems. They will have the ability to analyze existing systems and make proactive recommendations for improvements.  Maintains, and implements networking configurations.This position requires 2nd shift work.



Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience
  • 2 years of directly related experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Qualifications

  • Familiar with Cisco IOS, Cisco ASA Family, and Cisco ISR Routing Platforms and Catalyst Switching platforms
  • Operational Experience with the following technologies:
    • GRE Tunneling
    • VPN Technologies (IPSEC)
      • Site-to-Site IPSEC
    • Routing Protocols
      • Static routes
      • RIP
      • EIGRP
    • Switching Technologies
      • Trunking
      • VLAN’s (Creation and Manipulation)
      • Port-Security
      • Spanning-Tree
    • Cisco Security and Protections technologies
      • Familiarity with Standard and Extended ACL’s
      • Creation of Access Control lists; Manipulation of existing lists
      • Familiarity with Zone firewall techniques
      • Familiarity with ASA security levels and ACL structure
      • AAA
    • Familiarity with the following technologies
      • Familiarity with Linux (CentOS/Debian)
      • GRE Tunnel creation
      • IPTables
      • Manipulation
      • NAT Creation
      • Linux VPN technologies (Strongswan or OpenVPN)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in IT or CCNA
  • Security+ Certification
  • VPN Technologies (IPSEC)
    • Static VTI
  • Routing Protocols
    • OSPF
    • Route-Maps
  • Source-Based Route manipulation


  • Must be resourceful and able to take initiative in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently troubleshoot technical problems









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