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Network Engineer (Network Communications 3) 5132

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Merrifield, VA, US, 22082

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 5132 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40.00000000000000000 

Security Clearance: USPS Sensitive 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Job Description

HII- Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD)  is currently seeking a Network Engineer at our customer site in Merrifield, VA.

US Postal Service (USPS) Engineering Department in Merrifield, VA has a position available in the Network Communication Group. The successful candidate will join a team of network engineers responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and integration of the USPS Mail Processing Network Infrastructure at the national level and individual postal processing facilities.

What You'll Do

  • Provide design and ongoing support of local area networks and wide area networks used in mail processing applications. 
  • Plan, design, build, configure, test, document, and implement both a physical and logical network infrastructure.
  • Configure routers and switches, with appropriate network communications protocols, and their implementation via network hardware and software. 
  • Provide Tier 3 help desk support for resolving complex network problems involving multiple applications and organizations.

What You Must Have

  • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with all layers of OSI model and network communication protocols and working knowledge of Cisco hardware.
  • At least 5 years hands-on experience with configuring and troubleshooting Cisco switches and routers.
  • Ability to solve complex problems involving networks and application systems. 
  • Ability to create network architecture solutions for new applications based on user requirements.
  • Experience with SolarWinds products and Sniffer software.
  • Ability to create technical documentation such as statement of work, technical presentations, and after action support reports.
  • Help Desk experience at the Tier 3 level.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust

Bonus Points For

  • CCNA or better certification
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating systems including basic administration, communications and networking configurations.
  • Experience working in a virtualized environment
  • Knowledge of network traffic load balancing concepts
  • Experience with either Windows or Linux based scripting languages.  (PowerShell/VBS or Python/Perl/Ruby/Bash)

HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC