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Network Engineer 1

Annapolis Junction, MD
INNOPLEX has just won a new five-year prime contract, and we're searching for talented individuals who provide intelligence, engineering, and mission management expertise for the Government. This team is responsible for the maintenance, sustainment, continual service improvement, training, and decommissioning of RF and optical capabilities for high capacity (multi-channel) telecommunications networks. This includes system engineering and administration (signal acquisition through data management), configuration management, break/fix and training development to support cyber security and signal intelligence. Provide engineering support to system development, fielded systems, and labs spanning for enabled and high speed capabilities, satellite access solutions, and mission operations. Join this new team and exciting mission today! 

Job Description: 

Performs network services from network design through implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of existing networks. Analyzes design, specifications, and related documents. Performs general LAN/CAN/WAN administration. Schedules conversions and cutovers. Coordinates with all responsible users and sites to resolve network or system incidents.  Translates business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, CAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders. Performs engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives in support of strategic modernization efforts and telecommunications enhancement design for medium and large-scale telecommunication infrastructures. Assists telecommunications end users, telecommunications operations personnel, and telecommunications strategic program management with network interfaces. 

Along with meeting the Network Engineer I LCAT requirements, the ideal candidate for this position will have experience in Arista, Safe Net, Netapp, and Visio.   

The Level 1 Network Engineer shall possess the following capabilities: 

  • Optimize end-to-end system performance and dataflow management. 

  • Conduct data captures to obtain network performance information. 

  • Minimize network latency and maximize data throughput through design analysis and network performance monitoring tools. 

  • Provide input to the design of the organization's network and mission architecture. 

  • Design solutions, integrate, configure, deploy, test and provide ongoing maintenance for numerous types of network devices, interfaces and methodologies. 

  • Configure and optimize the network to connect various front-end and back-end components. 

  • Gather needed data to specify system/component performance and interface requirements 

  • Implement specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, Traffic Shaping Voice over IP (VoIP), GRE Tunneling, IP Security (IPSec), IP Encryption, Media over IP (MoIP), and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate. 


  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline and  five (5) years of relevant professional experience providing Network Engineering support and training commensurate with network engineering curriculum.  

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or related discipline can be substituted for two (2) years of relevant professional experience providing Network Engineering support for a total of three (3) years. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree an additional four (4) years of relevant experience providing Network Engineering support may be substituted for a total of nine (9) years.  

  • Certifications: An Information Assurance Technical (IAT) level I baseline certification as defined by DoD 8570.01-M is required. 

Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph 

INNOPLEX, LLC is a family-focused company that has been awarded numerous awards to include Top Ranked Benefits, Best Places to Work, and Best Government Contractor in Howard County! Established in 2005, we have over 120 employees with the majority having a rich military service history.  Our employees are mostly located in the surrounding areas of Columbia, MD and Aberdeen, MD. INNOPLEX, LLC is a mission-focused company with a wide range of expertise to include RF SIGINT Solutions, Wireless Protocol Processing, Cyber, and Mission Critical IT Operations. 
INNOPLEX, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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