Network Engineer Principal Technical Specialist

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# of Openings Remaining
Residency Status
U.S. Citizenship Required
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Employee Type
Time Type
Full Time


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options. Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network. Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff.


Conduct advanced analysis of collection and open-source data to profile targets and their activities, and to develop techniques to gain more target information. Apply knowledge of target technologies and expertise with and knowledge of digital networks and the applications to determine how targets communicate, move, operate, and live.

Utilize network modeling tools against metadata collected from communications systems in order to identify, locate, and track targets. Use data from networks of all forms for target development. Provide network analysis recommendations to the customer.


This position will provide SE&I functionality, IC customer domain experience, and integrated mission planning & services integration and engineering to the customer.
Understand and utilize big data sets.
Evaluate and analyze network data that and provide write-ups on findings
Utilize network analysis tools to understand data flows, data paths, and data types
Utilize network modeling tools to test data flows and data paths
Provide overall network analysis suggestions and recommendations to the customer





Requires 16+ years with BS/BA or 14+ years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.


Required skills:


BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline,
TS/SCI Clearance (with a current SSBI favorably adjudicated within the last 5 years)
5+ years of experience with SIGINT, OSINT, or all-source analysis
5 years of experience with using network analytic tools
3 years experience using modeling tools

Advanced level understanding internet protocols, digital telecommunications technologies, and internet routing and the merging packet and circuit switched networks



Network+ or similar certification
Security+ or similar certification
Certified Ethical Hacker certification
Cisco Certified Network Associate certification
OPNET Certification









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