• Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1195

Job title: Network Engineer
Location: MacDill, AFB (Tampa, FL) Currently COVID remote, but may return on-site
Clearance: Active Secret/SSBI (Able to obtain TS/SCI)


FalconTek is a rapidly growing IT modernization and integration company. Our employees are excited about the work that we do. We deliver and customize leading-edge agile solutions, services and products to mission critical organizations, primarily federal government agencies.


We are currently hiring a Network Engineer to support our customer located in MacDill AFB, FL (Currently remote due to Covid-19). Please review the requirements below and if you would like to be considered, we encourage you to apply!


Position overview –

Supporting our customer in Tampa, FL the selected candidate will contribute to the overall engineering, design, build, implementation/integration and operations support of all existing and live infrastructure (VDC Node). 


Duties include:

  • Define, optimize, standardize, and follow operational processes and metrics based on best practices and ITIL framework
  • Develop & ensure efficient application of change, configuration & release management processes 
  • Ensure that all changes to the baselines go through appropriate change boards, serve as a member of Change Control & Engineering Review Boards 
  • Define and implement Document Management & version control processes (check-out/check-in, merge, build, re-lease, etc.) 
  • Responsible for reviewing processes, and resources to make recommendations for improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs 
  • Conducts inventory/procurement management, technical refresh, software update tracking, version control implementation and standardization across the supported environments 
  • Ability to design technical release templates and to draft release notes in support of release process 
  • Create and document site architecture through Visio diagrams 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with Cisco IOS and NxOS based network devices 
  • Understanding of IAVAs and STIGs and applies updates to routers, switches, firewalls, & etc. 
  • Monitor overall network health and troubleshoots reported events 
  • Patch and update network device operating systems to Department of Defense guidelines 
  • Maintain integrity and security of network devices and systems 
  • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results 
  • Capable of troubleshooting virtual issues in VMware 
  • Ability to write and update technical documents, procedures, TTP, SOPs, etc. 
  • Perform other duties as required. 


  • A minimum of seven (7) years of direct experience in the last fifteen (15) years
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g., Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering). With at least fifteen years of general experience of which ten years is directly related experience, a degree is not required 
  • Position requires a current DoD 8570 IAT II certification 
  • Technical Certification in area of expertise is required 
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI clearance 
  • Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced Networking Certification, such as CCNP 
  • ITIL-Foundations certified 
  • Demonstrated experience with the forecasting, planning, and resourcing technical projects with responsibility to deliver within cost, schedule, and performance. 
  • Experience supporting DoD Coalition network infrastructure and service deployments 
  • Experience designing and troubleshoot Cisco VoIP networks

Other Requirements:

Must be fully vaccinated with the COVID vaccine.


Required Security Clearance:

Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret/SSBI with the ability to obtain TS/SCI eligibility


Employment Type: Full Time / Permanent


Working Conditions:

Business work hours are from Monday through Friday, (day shift) 40-hour week


Physical Requirements:

Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.


Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will/may be required as a condition of hire.


ADA: FalconTek will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


EEO/AA: FalconTek does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services and is an equal access/equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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