Network Engineer (TS/FSP)
Feb 28, 2024
Government IT Division
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

Candidate MUST HAVE a completed Full Scope Polygraph to be considered for this position.

Executive Summary: We are seeking a Network Engineer with a Full Scope Polygraph and a deep knowledge of network design and implementation. The Network Engineer will assist a cutting-edge Silicon Valley start-up, sell and maintain their solution across the DoD and IC.

Location: Washington, DC (on-site)

Salary: $200,000-$250,000

Responsibilities:

  • Providing advice and guidance as our client’s subject matter expert to ensure successful ongoing usage and adoption of our technologies
  • Walking customers through the various stages of adoption with our client’s Platform
  • Helping customers with Integration of our client’s Platform and other critical Applications
  • Understand customers’ business challenges and develop solutions using our client’s Networks Platform
  • Documenting best practices in developing and using our client’s Platform
  • Building customer project plans and processes for scalable and repeatable on-board experiences
  • Developing metrics and reporting to understand key customer needs and trends.
  • Create deliverables outlining data driven metrics showcasing customer value
  • Undertaking discovery and education activities to identify additional opportunities for our client’s usage across organizational functions and processes
  • Working directly with our internal Product Management, Engineering, Sales and Marketing teams to share your knowledge and experiences to ultimately improve our business and our customer’s success.
  • Must be able to communicate business and technical value to all levels of management
  • Some travel to customer locations (<25%)

Qualifications:

  • Position requires an active TS clearance with FSP
  • B.S. Computer Science or equivalent educational experience
  • 5+ years of customer facing experience in a post-sales engineer role for a networking company, relevant software vendor, or as a network engineer for a large enterprise, service provider or Governmental agencies
  • Strong understanding of Networking and Security fundamentals
  • Experience in working with multiple Network vendors (e.g. A10, Arista, Cisco, F5, Fortinet, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks etc.)
  • Strong cross-platform technical background including virtualization platforms, cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, etc.), network monitoring and other operational tools and practices
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with a focus on needs analysis, positioning, business justification, and closing techniques; Superior presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills, combined with the ability to provide quick resolution to problems
  • Demonstrable success in thinking strategically, executing tactically while providing consistent and high levels of customer satisfaction and retention in a fast-paced environment

Highly Desired:

  • One or more of the following certificates: CCIE, JNCIE or VCDX
  • Experience in working for a startup company
  • Prior experience working with Governmental (Federal or State) agencies
  • Working knowledge of API driven workflows and scripting languages (Python, bash, jq, graphql, etc)
  • Linux jockey, approaching rockstar status

 

 


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: MKS2 Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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