Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Engineer (Subject Matter Expert)


Belleville, IL

Industry: Information Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 412 days ago

  by    Michael Stapinski

This job is no longer available.

We have an opening for a Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Engineer (Subject Matter Expert) for a NOC. The Border Gateway Protocol Engineer directly supports the capabilities and services in a 24-7 Global NetworkSupport Center working in a NOC. We work in a performance-based environment where our performance is based on pre-determined Service Level Agreements (SLA) or Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALP).


Military (Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines) experience is a big plus. Multiple opportunities available in Belleville, IL!


Ready to Hire; Urgent Need! Candidates MUST hold a current and active Secret security clearance and a current DoD 8570 certification.




-Implementation and troubleshooting of routing protocols, specifically BGP, OSPF, OSPFv3.

-Configure of routing protocols including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, and implementation of access control lists in different environments.

-Configure and troubleshoot OSPF, BGP, and HSRP.

-Responsible for routing and switching (VPN, VLAN, BGP, and HSRP).

-Responsible for the configuration, performance, availability, and security of the networkarchitecture.

-Identify and document network errors and solutions.

-Analyze network and telecommunications alarms and identify potential issues.

-Configure, test, install, troubleshoot, and maintain network devices such as firewalls, cryptographic devices, and routers to optimize performance and ensure the desiredsecurity posture is attained and maintained.




-Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline with 8years of overall related experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

-Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE, CISSP or equivalent) prior to start date.

-Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.

-Able to work in a shift work environment as we are a 24/7 operation.

-Experience with the following: alarm surveillance, fault management, LAN maintenance, performance management.

-Expertise with the following technologies: WAN IP routing protocols (e.g. BGP, ISIS), IPsec, traffic shaping, firewalls (e.g. ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper), IPS/IDS systems, Crypto network appliances, and/or WAN traffic acceleration.

-Expertise of networking protocols to include IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS

-Technical experienceworking with Cisco routing protocols in an enterprise environment (static routes, OSPF, EIGRP, GGP, route maps, redistribution).


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