The MITRE Corporation Cloud Network Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
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MITRE’s Network Engineering team is currently seeking a Lead Network Cloud Engineer to create and deliver engineering design and implementation plans for the MITRE enterprise level network. Primary focus for this position is to design, implement, and sustain solutions and evolution for our public, private, and hybrid cloud network infrastructure that supports SaaS based applications. This individual will bridge the gap between traditional enterprise networking and public/private cloud solutions. Engineering designs must be flexible and scalable to support the network services for both on premises and cloud-based services. Familiarity with network automation leveraging Python, Ansible, JSON, Terraform, Rest API’s, and other technologies preferred. This is a great opportunity to work in a team environment where you will be part of the engineering group that supports both our corporate enterprise infrastructure and enables sponsor-facing projects.
Demonstrate in-depth understanding of networking to include routing, switching, firewall (stateful/stateless), network monitoring and management.
Expertise in designing, configuring, implementing, and troubleshooting these various technologies and protocols.
Expertise with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and similar cloud services and have experience designing, configuring, provisioning, and deploying solutions specifically at the network layer.
Excellent ability to collaborate with other IT disciplines (e.g. Storage, Platform, Application) to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases.
Drive enhancements through full life-cycle from concept to final implementation and support
Participate in disaster recovery development, exercises, and actual events.
Collaborate with staff to support quality and maintainable systems.
Contribute directly to the technical work of one or more projects.
Participate in 24x7 oncall rotation and assist in resolving issues outside normal business hours.
Maintain systems and documentation as needed for audits and compliance.
Strong desire to keep technical skills current and remain abreast of emerging technologies.
Keep abreast of industry white papers & informed of industry direction and best practices.
Capable of lifting 20 lbs.
Bachelors Degree or minimum of 7 years of equivalent experience
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.
5-7 years of experience with networking technologies and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, wireless, and distributed networks)
Experience designing, implementing, and sustaining AWS, Azure, and Google cloud service technologies.
Knowledge or understanding of:
Agile framework or scrum team work environment.
Cloud Networking Technology: AWS, Azure, Internet Gateways (IGW’s), Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s),
Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology and vendor (e.g. Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)).
Application Programming Interface (APIs) and API Gateways
Proactive, independent problem-solver who likes to be challenged, continuously learning
Ability to work and communicate effectively with remote teams
Strong interpersonal, collaboration, written and verbal communication skills
Obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance
Cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.), Cisco, Juniper, Security+ certifications preferred
Experience working and integrating open source frameworks/products as well as deploying open source packages and/or application stacks into environment with multi-core, multithreaded, and distributed systems
Knowledge of network configuration protocols – NETCONF, YANG, REST-CONF, etc. a plus
Experience with Configuration Management tools (i.e. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
Software-Defined Network (SDN) and Software-Defined WAN (SDWAN) deployment experience
This requisition requires the following clearance(s):
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