Sr Network Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17
Burlington, VT
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17

Architecture & Engineering projects include but are not limited to such tasks as the


  • Enterprise Data Center Consolidation
  • Enterprise Cloud based solutions
  • Enterprise Unified Communications
  • Next Generation Endpoint and Mobility operating systems
  • Directory and Messaging services
  • Enterprise Network and Compute configuration standards development
  • Enterprise Network and Compute management development
  • Enterprise Backup and archive design and solutions
  • Enterprise Mobility solutions development
  • Enterprise Management, configuration, and tools standardization
  • Network (WAN/LAN) standards or changes
  • Participation in DevOps design and implementation teams

Support for Engineering and DevOps Integration (SPEDI)



The Contractor shall perform the following types of architecture and engineering projects:

  • Assess current architecture and engineering processes and provide recommendations on

To-Be process in order to establish an efficient and effective repeatable methodology for

architecture and engineering solutions from concept to delivery of operations.

  • Provide technical consulting services which include but are not limited to an average of

50 projects per year.

  • Attend meetings with stakeholders to better understand requirements and provide

recommendations for solution.

  • Review and/or assist with the development of technical documentation for viability and

interoperability of solutions within the USCIS Infrastructure

  • Provide cost estimates and Level of Effort (LOE) assessments based on information

provided via the Infrastructure Service Request (ISR) process to an estimated 60 requests

per year

  • Provide architecture and engineering services associated with development of enterprise

standards for Network (Wide Area Network and Local Area Network), Directory and

Network Services (e.g. Active Directory, NTP, DNS, etc.), and Compute Infrastructure

(e.g. Server/SAN)

  • Provide architecture and engineering services in the development of standards for all

telecommunication, Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN) circuits

and connectivity to DHS systems with Government organizations and designated DHS

business partners.

  • Provide architecture and engineering services in the development of standards for

switches, routers, Riverbeds, servers, voice systems and video systems.

  • Provide architecture and engineering services in the development of standards for

Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Disaster Recovery (DR) to ensure USCIS mission

critical functions and capabilities are not lost or diminished during periods when services

or other DHS components are unavailable

  • Develop a lean framework and standard for workstation and server image configuration

and implementation

  • Work with vendors to assess and determine how products and/or solutions meet

requirements provided by Government stakeholders

  • Design a standard architecture for the USCIS environment including DHS data centers by

utilizing state-of-the-art data center technologies consistent with industry best practices to

include network, compute, security, and management solutions and process ensuring all

DHS security requirements are taken into consideration.

  • Provide architecture and engineering services in the development of standards for an

efficient and robust infrastructureSecurityArchitecture that aligns with the DHS security

architecture. The contractor shall abide by and follow all USCIS, Government, and DHS

directives regarding the selection of security products, the configuration and hardening of

operating systems, and for all security related systems

  • Provide recommendations for new products and technology for supporting all layers of

the IT infrastructurearchitecture based on testing and technology vetting to be performed


Support for Engineering and DevOps Integration (SPEDI)

  • Ensure cross-functional, cross-branch and cross-division communication and cooperation

to meet the goals of each transition project, including minimizing impact on the USCIS

users of the services

  • Provide Unified Communication architecture and engineering support to include

designing, conducting market research and documenting video capabilities needed based

on requirements.

  • Provide recommendations to the Government for acquiring Unified Communication

hardware and software and for improvements to existing systems

  • Provide architecture and engineering support for implementing and integrating

applications and/or systems into DHS data centers

  • Define the documentation standards for server rooms, server and SAN configurations
  • Develop an enterprise data storage plan that includes automation, provisioning, disaster

recovery, and backup and recovery operations

  • Develop standards for server imaging and patching as well as process for monitoring

servers and SANS in accordance with USCIS and DHS security guidelines

  • Provide architecture and engineering expertise for network, video, voice, compute, Data

Center and otherInfrastructure related technologies to deliver solutions and products to

Enterprise Operational Baseline

  • Gather requirements, develop high level and low level designs, test artifacts,

configurations using the USCIS templates in the PM Toolkit

  • The Contractor shall assist the USCIS in developing requirements documentation for

telecommunications hardware and services required to implement telecommunications


  • The Contractor shall provide voice communications expertise to assist USCIS in the

continued implementation of voice communications systems, policies and procedures.

Voice communications includes traditional landline, Internet Protocol (IP), wireless and

emergency satellite-based voice communications.


Requisition ID1029

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