Network Engineer II in Nassau at PAE

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Network Engineer II

The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission is to provide Naval Warfare Centers, the Fleet, and other customers with accurate undersea, surface, and in-air three-dimensional tracking data and other unique Atlantic test facilities.  In support of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Fleet readiness assessment and training. AUTEC is a Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport's largest single team project, providing both deep and shallow water test and training environments.

This position is responsible for integration of computer and network systems into classified and unclassified network topologies located in West Palm Beach, FL and Andros Island, Bahamas.  Provides complex, high-level technical support for network systems, and carries out novel and/or complex assignments requiring the development of new and/or improved designs, techniques, and procedures.


  • Sound knowledge on networking best practices.
  • Research, and implement integrated network architectures for medium-to-large network systems (1000+ nodes).
  • Implement integrated network architectures for medium-to-large network systems (1000+ nodes)
  • Daily administration and maintenance of Cisco switches, routers, and ISE appliances.
  • Primary administration of recreational hardwire and wifi network.
  • Good understanding of layer 2 and 3 networks, OSI network model, VLANs, EIGRP routing protocol, and design
  • Sound knowledge of ACL’s, NAT, and VPN via Cisco technologies
  • Understand, implement, and maintain security best practices in accordance with DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides
  • Maintain full Information Assurance compliance on Government networks
  • Create/maintain technical documentation, network equipment configurations, and detailed network diagrams
  • Analyze current network systems technology, and available vendor offerings to establish optimum network architecture solutions; plan future enhancements and direction for the network.
  • Install, configure, and maintain network operating system and application software, as appropriate.
  • Provide customer support and troubleshooting of network access problems
  • Have a working knowledge of current TIA/EIA standards for fiber and copper cable
  • Assist with the improvement and modernization of network cabling
  • Assist with inventory tracking in various systems
  • Work as a team member, interfacing with members of IT and customers to ensure delivery of solid solutions
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline with a minimum of four years of directly-related experience.  Two (2) years of experience in related field may be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college.  Knowledge and understanding of a range of networking software and hardware systems and related technologies.
  • CompTIA Security+ CE certification required
  • CCNA certification required 
  • At least four years of experience as a Network Engineer in medium-to-large networks.  Must have significant experience with Cisco networking equipment.
  • Ability to apply learned Industry Best Practices.
  • Ability to install, configure, and maintain networks, and/or related hardware and software.
  • Ability to create VLANs, ACLs, Trunks, and Tunnels
  • Knowledge of network systems infrastructure requirements and standards.
  • Working knowledge of network monitoring applications such as Observer, and SolarWinds.
  • Working knowledge of security systems such as Cisco ISE, RADIUS/TACACS+, RSA SecurID Access, Cisco ASA next generation Firewall w/ FirePOWER, applications, procedures, and techniques.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Physical effort required to include cable installations and climbing ladders
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Minimal travel
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance; US Citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.
  • A valid US Passport is required.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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