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Network Engineer III

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Network Engineer III
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Colorado Springs,  CO
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Network Engineer III  

Colorado Springs

Fulltime position up to 160K 


The Network Engineer (NE III) will integrate with our overall Engineering team and be deployed to customer locations working on specific strategic engagements. This role will be deployed to customer locations working on specific Federal programs or Commercial contracts, supporting specific customer requirements or mission domains throughout the detailed design, development integration, test and deployment of critical IT systems. The Network Engineer III will be installing, maintaining and evaluating network systems and communications. You will be assisting in the network architecture design implementation & configuration of network infrastructures and will be working with routers, switches, firewalls, etc. You will be responsible for troubleshooting and resolving network issues and will likely be working independently. All customer projects must be completed with a sense of urgency and timeliness, exceeding customer expectations to ensure high quality work done


·         Day to day on-site interaction with our customers and become key member of customer program teams

·         Producing design documentation and as-built documentation with little or no assistance

·         Delivering technology-specific, on-site engineering services to our customers with little or no supervision on medium to high complexity projects

·         Delivering & Documenting strategic customer service engagements according to guidelines

·         Providing clear, concise, and timely communication of projects' status to customers, supervisor, and project managers

·         Operating under little supervision on large projects; operating independently on small projects

·         Responsible for providing mentorship to the level one Field Engineers

·         Installing, configuring & maintaining computer network equipment

·         Designing, deploying, supporting, and troubleshooting enterprise technologies

·         Working with a designated tech writer in developing documentation for existing networks and maintaining documentation for all new networks and changes

·         Analyzing and maintaining load balancing, firewall and security products under the network umbrella

·         Administering routers, switches, and firewalls

·         Other duties as assigned



Falcon ITSS  is looking for a person who has a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related field and 6 years of experience, or 10 years of equivalent experience. This role requires a TS security clearance with SCI Eligibility. This person must have the ability to work as a member of the team, excellent communication skills and strong leadership skills.

·         YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10+ years of experience

·         Strong background in network design and integration, BOM creation, and implementation

·         Experience in everything networking:  This includes many types of routers, switches; Cisco, Aruba, juniper, VPN solutions, etc., all things in a network enterprise

·         Previous experience working for Space Force or related organizations

·         Local to Colorado Springs with a willingness to travel to perform site surveys etc.  Amount of travel is to be determined but anticipated to be < 25%

·         Active TS clearance with SCI eligibility

·         VMware vCenter and NSX-T experience

·         Knowledge of Kubernetes, OpenShift, Tanzu, and other solutions

·         Experience working in a DevOps environment

·         Willingness to learn about other technologies and solutions i.e., Anduril and Starlink

·         Ability to interface with different organizations, government entities, and commercial contractors

·         Familiarity with Agile software development: Confluence, JIRA, MagicDraw,  etc.

·         Familiarity with TDM and serial circuits

·         Quiet space / home office for remote work (will receive a laptop to VPN into the network – will return to onsite work once Covid restrictions are lifted)

EDUCATION: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study


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