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Chenega Corporation Network Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia


Network Engineer

The salary for this position is $113k annually.

100% Telework from anywher in the US.

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer’s core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

For 20+ years, NJVC has provided federal, DoD, and commercial customers with innovative and cost-effective solutions for their IT needs. NJVC approaches the work with the intensity expected of a mission-critical IT provider, working within the framework of people, processes, and technologies to meet customer requirements.

The DOT (Department of Transportation) Enterprise Information Technology Shared Services (EITSS) supports the department’s office of the chief information officer in developing and implementing an enterprise IT infrastructure and common operating environment across DOT. The contract still has 5 years left.

NJVC is seeking a Network Engineer to support a mature contract with the Department of Transportation (DOT), Maritime Administration (MARAD), and Ready Reserve Force (RRF) Management System (RMS) in support of National Defense Initiatives and Requirements.


Work you’ll do

As a Network Engineer within the DOT (Department of Transportation) Enterprise Information Technology Shared Services ( EITSS ) team, you will:

  • Perform day-to-day activities required to manage data services, utilizing a broad set of tools to design, manage, and maintain all aspects of data networking

  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, end-user workstations, VPN, QoS)

  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hotfixes, and security configurations

  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval, and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures

  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

  • Task requires extensive travel and involves measurable physical exertion when climbing ladders, gangways, or otherwise working within the restricted confines of spaces aboard ships

  • Support RMS Nautical Systems Enterprise (NSE) aboard ships and associated shoreside support facilities

  • Support ship activations/de-activations, training cruises, and sea trials

  • Participate in ship replication scheduling during sea trials, activations, and training cruises

  • Support NSE training activities aboard ships and at MARAD offices

  • Develop and submit Ship/Site Visit Reports for MARAD review

  • Review technical documentation

  • Utilize superior time management and personal accountability skills to prioritize and complete multiple independent and simultaneous projects.

  • Proactively track recurring tasks, and provide periodic progress updates as required

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a mathematics-intensive discipline or an applicable technical training certificate from an accredited training institution

  • High school diploma or GED and 4+ years of additional experience may be substituted instead of a degree

  • Must have 5+ years of related experience managing data networks and possess advanced skills and knowledge in routing, switching, load balancing, and firewall management.

  • Background check with the ability to obtain a Public Trust

  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Active CompTIA A+ desired

  • Active CompTIA Network + desired

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator desired

  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting

  • Ability to travel to customer sites as needed

  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals

  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications

  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor

  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it

How you’ll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS’s culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

Learn more about Chenega’s impact on the world.

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