Network Architect (Engineer Systems Architect 3) - 6160 in Virginia Beach at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/17/2022

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Job Description

Requisition Number: 6160 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Top Secret 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: ERP Amount: $[[FILTER10]].00



*This position requires an active Top Secret Clearance to start.

Seeking a Systems Architect Engineer to be part of the team responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and technical readiness of program, network and facility equipment. Provides technical expertise in support of 24/7/365 watch-standing duties; manages all program systems, equipment, and components.  Troubleshoot system outages; coordinate with various agencies to maximize circuit readiness and minimize downtime; notify senior program personnel when anomalies or outages occur; qualify on all applicable equipment; maintain habitability of program spaces; conduct preventive maintenance as required; review and update Standard Operating Procedures as required; provides Critical Information Requirements (CIR) to the chain of command. #LI-MJ1 *MV *TE *CI

What you will do

  • Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.
  • 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 systems. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switchers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Evaluates and reports on new network technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

What you must have

  • Must have 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma/Equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • Must have background as a Network Architect.
  • Must have proven capability to design complex network solutions in uncommon environment settings while meeting all DoD policy and customer requirements.
  • Must have experience maintaining LAN and Wan infrastructure. 
  • Must have experience designing and implementing Segment Routing Multiprotocal Label Switching (MPLS) transport network in support of L3VPN services.
  • Must have experience with Multi-Area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and Loop prevention. 
  • Must have experience with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) related to some or all of the following; VPNv4 Address Family, IPv4 Unicast Address Family, Redistribution of other routing protocols, Loop Prevention, iBGP. 
  • Must have an active DoD Top secret clearance
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain base access credentials

Preferred: Bonus points for...

  • Skilled trainer and willingness to pass on all knowledge preferred
  • Experience with VTC network and equipment. 
  • Experience conducting quality assurance policies/practices 
  • Proficiency with CISCO UCS and Hyperflex servers a plus

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

This opportunity resides with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. 

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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