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Network Systems Engineer

Intelligence Analytics

Chantilly, VA
ID: 498-327

Network Systems Engineer (Mid-Level)


Overall Assignment Description:

Mid-level Network Systems Engineers develop telecommunications solutions involving computer and communications equipment. They analyze network alternatives and develop recommendations for improvements. 

Network engineering support to reach across the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG), Allied System for Geospatial-Intelligence (ASG), U.S. Government (USG), commercial, and foreign partner networks, to include network diagrams and configurations to aid in planning and evolving the NGA, NSG and ASG networks.

Duties include:

  • Supports the analysis, design, testing, and evaluation of network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), Internet, intranet, satellite, and other data communications systems.
  • Supports network modeling, analysis, and planning. 
  • Expected work activities the Network Systems Engineer position would be required to support include:
    • Providing expertise and support for Network Architecture, design, implementation approaches and recommendations for NGA, NSG, and ASG operations.

Required Skills

Skills and Experience:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Mid-level (6+ to 12 years) working experience in cloud-based systems architecting.
  • Network technology course/certification in TCP/IP with applied understanding of the following:
    • Roles of devices in TCP/IP network
    • Details of IP, ARP, TCP, ICMP and UDP
    • Functions of FTP, HTTP, Telnet and other applications of TCP/IP
    • Use of Voice over IP or VoIP, email messaging and multicasting
    • Troubleshooting for TCP/IP issues at each network layer


  • Network technology course/certification in one or more areas:
    • Configuring TCP/IP on server computers
    • Managing and troubleshooting DNS and DHCP
    • Installing and configuring network and software infrastructure
    • Configuring and managing device routing and remote access
    • Monitoring and maintain network infrastructure
  • Completion of a specialized wireless network course and/or certification