Job Description

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Network Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:

A well-designed network is critical to enable the Air Force to achieve their missions, but how can an organization make sure their network will fit their current and evolving needs? Crafting the right network, with the right equipment and software, requires a combination of technical skill and careful planning. That’s why we need you, an experienced Network Engineer who knows how to develop the exact network the Air Force's needs. 

As a Network Engineer on our team, you'll use your experience in support of a mission critical Special Access Program (SAP) network. Under broad direction, you will provide technical leadership in the planning, investigation, design, and implementation of physical and logical communication solutions having network-wide impact. You’ll upgrade and develop network-wide infrastructure, troubleshoot and resolve complex network issues, analyze current working infrastructure, and increase security, reliability, and availability for mission-critical network systems.  

As a Network Engineer, you will influence team members, the customer, and vendors to define, analyze, and provide solutions for the customers voice, data, and image communications requirements. You will identify and recommend new design tools for use in communications projects, and recommend product modifications and vendors to incorporate changes necessary in providing the required capabilities of the customer.

Your knowledge will come in handy as you optimize client operations and support modernization. You’ll serve as a trusted advisor to clients on mission-critical projects. Using your technical curiosity and knowledge of industry standards, you’ll make an impact on national security missions. Additionally, you will perform evaluation of projected corporate network usage to provide and implement proper media solutions.

Further your career with us as we help the Air Force maintain their network and support critical partners in the DoD.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience with network administration or network engineering, including leveraging monitoring, network diagnostic, and network analytics tools, and configuring and installing network devices and services, such as routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, or QoS

  • 5+ years of experience with virtual applications, including VMware vSphere, vCenter, or ESXi

  • Knowledge of networking protocols, such as IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, or QoS,

  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously from design to implementation and perform network maintenance and system upgrades, including service packs, patches, hot fixes, and security configurations

  • Ability to report briefings and findings of complex technical and operational topics to leadership, and liaise with vendors and IT personnel for problem resolution

  • Ability to work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval, and success of changes made to the network infrastructure, and advise on selection and implementation of security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with cybersecurity team

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • HS diploma or GED

  • CompTIA Security+ certification

  • Cisco CCNP Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with VMWare NSX

  • Experience in a Cisco Advantage or DNA Center (DNAC)

  • Knowledge of Gem One and KG

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering

  • Cisco CCIE Certification

  • CISSP-ISSAP or CISSP-ISSEP certification

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional — Network Virtualization Design certification, including VCAP-NV Design


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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