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Are you looking to build a fulfilling career and not just show up at a job every day? Do you want real world opportunities to apply the depth and breadth of technology training you worked so hard to achieve?

At SmarTek Partners, we have the privilege of working with some of the most innovative companies on a diverse range of IT projects that challenge, educate, and expand skills and capabilities. You’ll get hands on exposure to cutting edge software and technologies while working within collaborative teams that tackle and resolve the most complex problems organizations face.

If you’re a technology professional looking for your next opportunity, browse our latest project needs below. If you don’t find a suitable fit, send us your resume as we are always approached with new projects to staff.

Current Openings

Cloud – Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Remote job with up to 25% travel to client sites around the Washington DC metro.

The role of Cloud/Infrastructure Engineer is to help client to maintain the current network and cloud infrastructure. The position will interface with clients, support their systems both on-premises and on cloud. The role requires wide breath of knowledge and willingness to learn through formal and hands-on training. This is a client-facing position and excellent communication skills are essential.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Interface with customers, vendors, and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements relating to the Network and cloud infrastructure.
  • Responsible to configure, test and produce low level and high-level documentation of the deployment within the stipulated time frame.
  • Works closely with the Project Manager to establish and deliver consistent technical direction, collect and analyze performance metrics, establish and enforce service level agreement
  • Document engineering standards and proposals, leads or assists in the development of security architecture/engineering designs, changes, and configuration management.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills in addition to the ability to effectively manage and prioritize individual projects and tasks. Possess superior written and oral communication skills. Solid vendor management skills are required.

Required Technical Skills:

  • 5+ years of enterprise scale Network operations experience; Routers, Switches and Load Balancers
  • 2+ years of hands-on operational experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS Certification a strong plus.
  • Proficient with deployment and management of AWS services – including but not limited to: VPC, Route 53, ELB, EBS, EC2, S3
  • Hands-on AWS experience deploying, configuring, and Managing AWS Network Technologies – Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Regions, Availability Zones, Subnets, Route Tables, Internet Gateways, Elastic IPs, NAT Gateways, Network ACLs, Security Groups, VPGs, VPNs, Elastic Load Balancers, AWS Certificate Manager, Flow Logs, CloudFormation, and Direct Connect.
  • Experience with VoIP system in an enterprise network, including H.323 and/or Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) technology
  • Demonstrated proficiency in network administration in large datacenter environment – DNS/DHCP, Load Balancing (F5 Networks, AWS ELB), Firewalls (Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks), IDS/IPS, IPSEC VPN)
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience implementing dynamic IP routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS)
  • Excellent network latency analysis, performance monitoring and troubleshooting skills

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 8-10 years of hands-on experience in the implementation and administration of complex, multi-location, multi-vendor, converged voice/data networks in a geographically distributed environment
  • AWS hands-on operational: 2 years (Required)
  • Desired Certifications: CCNP, ITIL, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

Cyber Security Engineer

Job Description:

SmarTek Partners is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer (Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support) for our customer site in Washington, DC. This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

The Cyber Security Engineer’s responsibilities include the design, development, integration, implementation, operation and analysis of cyber security technologies. Additionally, this candidate will provide support to ensure products and services comply with all appropriate Information Assurance policies/procedures, network defense requirements and best practices as prescribed by ODNI, DIA, DoD, DISA, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC), NCIS, Intelligence Community-Incident Response Center (IC IRC), and local authorities.

Our Cyber Security Engineer will provide support protection activities and response actions for government Information Technology systems and this person will help ensure that all products and services delivered on this contract meet or exceed the security criteria specified by external authorities for computer network defense.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance.
  • BS/BA and 8+ years of experience in the CND discipline OR a MA/MS and 6 + years of relevant work experience. A candidate without a degree who has 12+ years of relevant experience can also be considered.
  • 6+ yrs of design, development, integration, implementation, operation and analysis of cyber security technologies.

Preferred Certifications: Active CISSP, GCIA, CEH, CNDA, GCIH or CSIH certification

Previous knowledge of Splunk, auditing and cloud technologies highly desired