Network Engineer

DE-Stuttgart
Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI

Overview

Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared Network Engineer to join our team in Stuttgart, Germany. We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense. The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.

Responsibilities

  • Act as lead network engineer for EUCOM coalition systems participating in working groups and conferences.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and give PowerPoint presentations on coalition networking topics to US and partner nation personnel.
  • Provide over-the-shoulder familiarization during the handover of networks to Operations and Maintenance personnel.
  • Establishe network information requirements in developing enterprise-wide/ large-scale networking infrastructure (CAN, MAN, WAN).
  • Develop and nurture working relationships with the NATO and non-NATO EUCOM Mission Partners.
  • Design architecture to include the software, hardware and communications to support the total requirements, as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
  • Ensure that the network/transport layers of the common operating environment are compliant.
  • Evaluate analytically and systematically problems of work flow and network usage, organization and planning and develop appropriate corrective action.
  • Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN/MAN networks, equipment and related services.
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve network problems.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks.
  • Analyze network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.
  • Resolve interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, authentication, and the like.
  • May perform network administration duties as directed.
  • May administer network security and/or maintain network security appliances.
  • Participate in special projects as required.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Minimum Educational Requirement:

  • High School Diploma with eleven (11) years of IT related experience, OR Associate's degree in with seven (7) plus years of IT related experience, OR Bachelor's degree in with 5 (five) plus years of IT related experience

Required:

  • Current CCNA certification.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience performing Network Administration/Engineering on DoD Networks
  • An active in-scope TS/SCI security clearance
  • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process.

 

Preferred:

  • CompTIA Security+ certification or CompTIA CASP level III certification.
  • Familiarity with HAIPE Type-I IP encryptors.
  • Knowledge of VPNs, IPsec/GRE tunnels, and troubleshooting network issues.

Working Conditions

The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Stuttgart, Germany supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.   

 

The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

 

Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.

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