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Parsons Corporation WAN Engineer, Intermediate (International Assignment) in Bagram, Afghanistan

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


Job Description:

You are a 'Make It Happen' person

Your sense of accountability makes you a person who businesses compete for. You take ownership of your work as a matter of personal integrity. If it's not your best, you make the necessary changes. Our organization appreciates the timeliness with which you get things done as well as the solid end product you deliver. You're someone we can count on. Let's talk!

We will be open to your ideas

If you have suggestions that you think would be helpful and could improve your work experience, we're open to hearing them. Many of the most practical and creative improvements have come from people who are the most closely involved day-to-day in the task. We appreciate our diverse staff for the skills and unique perspectives they contribute to decisions. In our inclusive environment, everyone's voice is heard, everyone is welcomed and respected, and everyone enjoys opportunities for advancement.

Responsible for the theater WAN architecture below the DISA Tier0 and typically above the tier2 enclave including daily operations, maintenance, upgrade and troubleshooting of routers, switches, firewalls, VPN's, type 1 encryption devices, IDS/IPS, proxy servers, etc. Must have expert knowledge, the ability to troubleshot and resolve issues with OSI layer 2 & 3 technologies, application protocols, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP routing protocols and work with both strategic and tactical WAN engineering counterparts to ensure traffic flows appropriately. Evaluate WAN traffic patterns and make adjustments to optimize performance, provide QoS and maximize reliability in a constantly evolving network.

Responsible for design, configuration, installation, integration, testing and documenting changes to multiple classified and unclassified networks in accordance with best engineering practices and DoD regulations.

Responsible for management of VPN tunnels, routing Access Control List (ACL) and performance of Active Directory/Exchange messaging over the WAN.

Education: Bachelor's degree in IT (or related field) and 5+ years related experience in OSI Model, Cisco networking equipment to include routers, switches, firewalls, Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System (IDS/IPS); Protocols to include (OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP) DISA Circulars

Certifications: CCNP or higher; CCNA Security or higher; MCSE; IAT III

Clearance: SECRET

Location: RNOSC, Afghanistan (International Assignment)

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.