Network Engineer - Technical Refresh

Knight Point Systems   •  

Montgomery, AL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 63 days ago

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Knight Point Systems (KPS), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned business, was founded in 2005 to address the IT and infrastructure challenges facing Federal government agencies. Since that time, KPS has established itself as one the fastest growing providers of technology and consulting services across Federal government, State and Local government, and commercial enterprises. Our staff maintain expertise spanning a wide spectrum of IT management, technology, and service solutions. We are repeatedly recognized as a “Best Place to Work” for maintaining an exceptional work environment for our employees. KPS is appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 and holds ISO 20000-1:2011 and ISO 27001:2013 certifications. Through KPS’ Horizon®, our customers are able to consume technology and services traditionally, cloud-enable their data centers on premises through our ‘as a Service’ offerings, or transition services off premises to KPS’ cloud environment.

Repeatedly recognized as an elite public sector IT provider, KPS has a well-documented history of dedication to its staff. We have been recognized as an exceptional work place by The Washington Post and Washington Business Journal and were named to Inc. Magazine’s definitive top 100 of America’s Strongest and Most Strategic Growth Firms. These accolades do not come by chance. They are the result of a company that takes stock in the working environment it creates and a corporate approach that is designed to care for, enhance, and appreciate every employee—which invariably translates into more competently-delivered, higher-value services for its clients.

KPS is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled Employer. KPS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KPS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Position Summary:

This position will be a Network Engineer responsible for evaluating hardware and software, troubleshooting, handling of network related problems, and providing technical expertise for performance and configuration of networks. Responsible for refreshing existing hardware to new infrastructure solutions. Create design guides, refresh plans, and implementation plans in support of refresh efforts.


  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical field (preferred)
  • Must be able to design, engineer, and troubleshoot networks in a complex multi-vendor environment
  • Develop configurations and implementing fix-actions to support the resolution of network-related issues
  • Implement configurations in support of technical refresh efforts
  • Manage technical refresh tasks to include analysis, design, configuration, implementation and post migration clean-up
  • Must be able to support implementation of configuration management processes and support the tracking and reporting of those changes
  • Must be able update baseline artifacts to include logical design, as-is drawings and other documents as required for proper network administration
  • Must be knowledgeable and have the ability to diagram, document, configuration and install layer 2/3 networks in a predefined format
  • Must be able to install and modify network components and other systems as required for life cycle tech refresh management to include physical and/or logical connections with any/all network devices/components as specified
  • Must have extensive experience with the integration of new network solutions replacing end of life/end of supportnetwork hardware
  • Troubleshooting and implementation experience with technologies and protocols such as Cisco ACI, OSPF, BGP, Fabricpath, Spanning-Tree, and Virtual Port-Channel
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Must be able to pass a Federal background investigation

Vendor Certification Required (Must hold or be able to obtain 1 technical cert within 90 days)

  • CCNA (CCNP preferred)

Professional Certification Required (Must hold a minimum of 1 certification)

  • Security+
  • CCNA Security

Other Certifications

  • ITIL v3

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Cisco ASR 1K, Nexus 9k/7K/5K/2K, 6800, 4948, ASA/FWSM, ACS
  • SRX/Netscreen, SSL VPN SA, JUNOS Space
  • F5 Load Balancer
  • McAfee Sidewinder
  • A10 Load Balancer
  • Infloblox DNS
  • Riverbed Steelhead WAN optimizer
  • Bluecoat Web Proxies
  • Netscout packet analysis
  • Palo Alto Firewall

ID 2019-2188