Network Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-329842
    • Job Location: Remote, Remote,Remote
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/12/2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 06473
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Job Description

Kratos is looking for a Network Engineer. The location is remote within the United States.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) develops and fields transformative, affordable technology, platforms, and systems for United States National Security related customers, allies, and commercial enterprises.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with discipline. We work hard, and take care of our customers, employees and families. Recognized as thought leaders in our industry, we are motivated by creating and delivering innovative solutions to our nation and global customers. We proactively build trusted relationships with our peers, partners and customers, and take ownership for our actions—always striving to do the right thing.

Kratos offers medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k) savings plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more.

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
Operates and maintains the company's internal data communications systems. This role will focus 50% on firewalls/security, 25% on route/switch and 25% on automation.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Knowledge and experience with IT security concepts and architecture.
• Supports/troubleshoots a variety of issues and may coordinates with vendors for installation of items such as firewalls, routers and switches.
• Is proficient at installing and maintaining firewalls, routers and switches.
• Working knowledge of ipsec tunnels.
• VPN experience with various vpn client installations.
• Works on project implementation (either in lead or supporting role).
• May conduct vendor comparisons.
• Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
• Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
• Networks with senior internal and external personnel in their own area of expertise.
• Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
• A current industry certification with emphasis on security and/or route/switch (CCSA/CCSP, CCNA/CCNP).
• May require some evening and/or weekend hours.
• Other job duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities.

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Communicate and interact effectively with peers, supervisors, and external vendors, including maintaining respect for others, and following company policies.
• Has a willingness and ability to learn and utilize company technology for company required purposes, including, for example training, reviewing and signing policies and procedures, benefits enrollment and changes, and more.
• Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by company and government requirements.
• Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to maintain knowledge, skills, and abilities as it pertains to your job.
• May need to work outside regular hours, for example on call support or escalation.
• Has experience with document writing.
• Has experience with ensuring compliance (CMMC, SOX).
• Working knowledge of Cisco ASA, Firepower Threat Defense and Palo Alto firewalls.
• Working knowledge of computer security and general networking.
• Attention to detail.
• Good time management skills.
• Proficient with Wireshark, Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, IPAM, CatTools.
• Help desk or ticketing system experience would be a plus.
• Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to maintain knowledge, skills, and abilities as it pertains to your job.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Requires industry certification and a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree; or industry certification with a minimum of 10 years of equivalent work experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Office and open cubical environment and/or remote location environment
• Ability to sit for long periods of time.
• Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, mouse, phones).

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: As needed      #LI-BI1

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As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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