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Network Engineer II (Exchange)

Network Engineer II (Exchange)

Job Location 
VA-Arlington
# of Openings 
1
Security Clearance 
Active Top Secret
Percentage of Travel Required 
10% or less
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

Optimize windows application server configurations for high-availability, high security, and redundancy to support FSI Learn applications and FSI training system applications.

Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and maintain the entire Microsoft Exchange Environment
  • Manage and maintain distribution lists
  • Troubleshoot of a variety of mail flow issues
  • Configure and Maintain NetVCR Appliances for packet inspection of http and https web server connections to Learn.com Learncenter LMS software applications
  • Configure and Implement Cisco Next Generation Firewall systems and Cisco Next Generation Intrusion Protection Systems for protection of FSI DIN systems and FSI distance learning initiatives
  • Configure and Maintain F5 ASM (Application Security Manager) security software modules for packet inspection of http and https web server connections to Learn.com Learncenter LMS software
  • Review, assess, and implement backbone system security optimizations for Firewall Syslogs, Cisco IDS logs, NetVCR IDS logs, F5 Load balancer ASM logs, CSACS logs
  • Provide network backbone messaging engineering services for the FSI Primary network backbone systems (OpenNet), and FSI DINs backbone systems (DMZ, WiFi, DOM5, FSI NET, DOMS) environments
  • Deploy and expand Microsoft Exchange servers, implement new Distributed Availability Groups (DAGS), and implement Microsoft Exchange Edge servers
  • Provide wireless network backbone engineering and maintenance services for all FSI locations
  • Provide inter-site network backbone engineering and maintenance services for all FSI locations
  • Prepare firewall change report
  • Verify backup of firewall configuration, verify backup of IPS configuration, review monitoring server for disk space, and review monitoring server for successful backup, verify timestamp on firewall and IPS
  • Review CSACS failed authentication log and Review CSACS passed authentication log
  • Configure and maintain Cisco IPS and NetVCR IPS Systems with current signatures, correct inspection settings, current operating systems, reporting configuration settings, and connectivity settings
  • Prepare weekly security monitoring reports for FSI/EX/OMIS (Network Enterprise Architecture Team) Branch chief on weekly security events and anomalous events
  • Prepare ad-hoc network security event notifications as required related to emerging security events
  • Configure and Implement ESX VMware systems and NetApp Storage systems and EMC Storage systems for FSI Distance Learning Initiatives with High Availability and Fault Tolerance
  • Implement new Microsoft and Cloud-based server solutions to support emerging distance learning applications and FSI training system applications

Qualifications

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field or additional years experience
  • Required Knowledge/Experience:
    • Must possess one of the following industry recognized certifications:
      • Cisco CCNP Security
      • CISSP
      • Microsoft MCSE
    • Must have a minimum of 5 years professional experience.
    • Has an in depth understanding of Exchange best practice principles and is able to apply concepts to various Exchange environments
    • Can manage and maintain distribution lists
    • Able to perform detailed troubleshooting of a variety of mail flow issues
    • Expert level understanding of packet inspection technologies, especially, tcp packet header inspection and intrusion protection, IP packet data inspection and intrusion protection, application level packet inspection and intrusion protection for sql injection, and cross-site scripting events
    • Engineering Experience securing technology-based and distance learning application curricula software
    • Familiarity with DMZ security infrastructures and defense in depth security engineering principles
    • Engineering experience load-balancing web-based technologies, web-servers, and distance learning application curricula software
    • Engineering experience managing and deploying enterprise messaging systems including enterprise email backbone components, mail flow, mail security, DNS records, and database management
    • Engineering experience implementing, maintaining, and deploying Microsoft Exchange server systems, server-side Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web Access, and ActiveSync technologies
    • Engineering experience of Microsoft Lync collaboration software systems
    • Engineering experience implementing and maintaining Microsoft server operating systems, Microsoft domain integration, and Microsoft web application servers
    • Engineering experience of NetApp storage systems, VMWare virtualization Software, and storage based virtualization infrastructures supporting distance learning architectures
    • Familiarity with assessing security posture, reviewing security events, and creating security monitoring reports for distance learning software packages in internet based Dedicated Independent Networks
    • Expertise with state-of-the-art security monitoring systems, preferably the Niksun NetVCR packet capturing and intrusion protection platforms, Cisco IPS appliances, Cisco ASA firewall systems, F5 Application Security Manager appliances, and the use of customized security logging systems in a web-based learning environment
    • Engineering experience implementing and maintaining Cisco enterprise wireless networks
    • Engineering experience implementing Cisco Next generation firewalls and Cisco Next generation intrusion protection systems
    • Experience must have been acquired in a Windows-based (2008/2012/Windows 7 or higher) client/server environment
  • Preferred Knowledge/Experience:
    • Engineering knowledge of information networking systems, especially as they pertain to:
      • Distance training environments with LMS systems
      • Use of customized application delivery systems in a web-based learning environment
      • Load balancing DMZ networked applications
      • Campus based networking environments which support classroom environments, application developers, web developers, database developers, and management staff
    • Engineering experience of Microsoft Server 2010/ 2013 installation and maintenance, Microsoft Exchange DAG configuration, and Microsoft Edge Server technology implementation
    • Cisco Next Gen IPS installation and configuration
    • Network security analysis for web-based learning environment
    • Deep packet inspection analysis and SSL decryption engineering experience for web-based applications
    • F5 ASM (Application Security Manager) analysis and configuration experience for web-based applications
    • VMware ESXi 5.1/5.5/6.0 implementation and configuration experience with NetApp storage integration and VXrail integration

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Sr Network Program Manager

Invest in a company that invests in you! Copper River provides its employees with ample opportunities for career growth and development. Tuition reimbursement is offered to help employees further their education and skillset. Other perks include Open Leave, 401k matching with immediate vesting, Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage.

 

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