**Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:**
No Active Clearance Required
**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:**
No Active Clearance Required
?Created after 9-11-2001, the Department of Homeland Security consolidated numerous agencies' data centers for central management. CSRA plays a key role in the Department's IT integration strategy through its Data Center-1 program. CSRA's DC-1 program is committed to delivering an efficient, responsive, and mature data center operation through excellence in service delivery, performance, and continual service improvement.
We are seeking a Junior Network Engineer
+ Maintains routine data network hardware and systems; investigates, resolves and/or escalates network and hardware matters of significance; researches, analyzes and isolates errors; assists in assessing and updating older networks as needed and in accordance with specified plans.
+ Provides first line of technical support on data networks for internal and/or external customers; answers routine technical questions; recommends and implements approved course of action.
+ Installs and maintains data network including hardware and software.
+ Assists in design, implementation and maintenance of LAN and WAN networks in accordance with specified requirements
+ Prepares data network diagrams and drawings to document and assist in communicating current operation status of networks.
+ Performs data network configuration and configuration changes of various data network equipment such as routers, switches, intelligent hubs, multi-function switches…etc.
+ Prepares change request documentation as per customer requirements.
+ Good knowledge of network routing and switching protocols
+ Good understanding of firewalls and firewall rule contexts
+ Thorough understanding and/or experience with Variable Length sub-netting
+ Good understanding of OSI layers
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
+ Some hands-on experience in configuring switches
+ Minimal experience or a good understanding of Nexus Operating System (NX-OS)
+ Strong understanding of the purpose and configuration of virtual LANs (VLANs).
+ Degree preferred
+ Must be a US Citizen
**\# of Openings:**
**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**
T **elecommuting Options:**
Telecommuting Not Allowed
USA MS Stennis Space Center - 9313 Cypress Loop Rd (MSC008)
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For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
**THINK NEXT. NOW.**
CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.
We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.
Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.
We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.