The KeyW Corporation Network Engineer in Fort Lee, Virginia


KeyW is seeking a Network Engineer to provide full-time, onsite network infrastructure support to our customer at the Fort Lee Army Base in Virginia. As the onsite Network Engineer, you will have responsibility for setting up, developing, and maintaining the computer networks within the organization. You'll offer support to users, who can be staff, clients, customers and suppliers, and troubleshoot any problems that arise. Your aim is to ensure the integrity of high availability network infrastructure to provide maximum performance for the customer.


Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing the networking environment by designing system configuration, performing system installation and defining, documenting and enforcing system standards

  • Designing and implementing new solutions and improve resilience of the current environment

  • Maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, and implementing network optimization

  • Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access

  • Supporting and administering firewall environments in line with IT security policy

  • Reporting network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information and managing projects

  • May perform network administration duties.

  • Upgrading data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases

  • Configuring routing and switching equipment, hosted IP voice services and firewalls

  • Providing troubleshooting and fault finding if network issues occur

  • Undertaking capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices

  • Liaising with third party technology providers (i.e. Cisco), the customer, and service desk personnel to address issues

  • Attend customer meetings as needed.


  • Candidates must possess a current SECRET security clearance

  • Current Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification

  • Comptia Security + equivalent (Sec + or CCNA/CCDP Sec) in order to be considered. Position requires candidate meets 8570 requirements

  • 5-7 years of Network Engineer or Network Administrator experience

  • Working experience with Cisco IOS, TCP/IP, and network router/switch.

  • Security minded with experience managing security controls

  • Familiarity with Cisco networking technologies, VPN, web filtering, and Active Directory

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher is required.

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


Clearance Requirement: This position requires a Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation.

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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Posted Date Network Engineer

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Job Locations US-VA-Fort Lee