Network Eng Sr Prin II

BAE Systems

Herndon, VA

Job Description
BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the government, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.

At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools, skills and training they need to succeed. We are all about trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in defense technologies and national security services. We offer flexible work environment to support the balance in your life and keep you performing at your best. Be a part of a company that is part of the community; driven to improve our future and protect our freedom.

We are looking for experienced Network Engineers to join our technology-based program supporting a key government customer. This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology with containerized solutions and orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery. This is a fast paced, challenging, and career rewarding experience to recruit and develop provide top talent and solutions on one of the most complex and high-profile programs within the government.

Required Skills and Education
We are actively seeking Network Engineers with a minimum of 11 years' experience.  Bachelor's or Master’s Degrees are preferred in one or more of the disciplines described below where specific skills may include the following:
  • TCP/IP transport network design and engineering
  • Expert level experience with network routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP, EIGRP and ISIS
  • Ability to design and implement Enterprise Core devices to include lifecycle replacement and re-architecture
  • Ability to translate customer requirements into enterprise network solutions
  • Deep understanding of Network Architecture solutions
  • Experience with Data Center infrastructure solutions: Cisco Fabricpath and NX-OS, VPC, Switch-ID's
  • Ability to perform upgrades and routine network operations and maintenance at a Tier 4 support level
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot LAN, WAN and VPN technologies with some cloud networking
  • Experience with various Cisco IOS versions to include IOS-XE, IOS-XR and NX-OS

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience with a wide variety of network technologies and solutions architectures 
  • Broad understanding of technical principles, theories and concepts in the networking field
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art systems engineering principles and network design concepts
  • Cloud Service Provider and hybrid cloud experience (extending on-premise networks to cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, Oracle and Google)
  • Continuous integration, test automation and/or SecDevOps on iterative development projects
  • Agile Development methodologies 
  • Experience with Service Provider level technologies such as EVPN, SR-MPLS, BGP and PBP Address Families
  • Experience with Network Automation (Python, YANG, Cisco NSO)
  • Experience with INFOSEC and COMSEC

Typical Education and Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience