Lead Network Architect

Keyport, WA
Posted 1 month ago

Netsimco is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business providing IT, Network/Systems Engineering, Application Development, Audio-Visual to DOD customers, including Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Undersea Warfighting Development Center; US Naval War College, US Army, and Naval Postgraduate School.

Lead Network Architect

The Lead Network Architect will provide design, implementation, operation, and support services for DoD accredited networks.  This includes both classified LAN/WAN networks.  The Lead Network Architect maintains the security and reliability of the existing network infrastructure and develops plans for future growth. The Lead Network Architect will be responsible for managing and operating Cisco VoIP phone systems.  This includes securing and hardening of network technologies, on-going network administration, implementing and managing physical and logical security; maintaining accurate records of all maintenance, inventory, and security measures using processes for voice and data networks.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Proven leader with excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Develops and implements computer network policy in accordance with DoD Directives, procedures, and standards, and maintains authority to operate of multiple networks.
  • Industry-standard network design principals and best practices.
  • Five years professional experience in LAN/WAN network administration.
  • Three years’ experience managing/operating Cisco VoIP installation.


  • CompTIA Security+ and/or ISC2 System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP required) with Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP desired)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

Desired Education:

  • Bachelor’s level degree from an ABET-accredited university (Accreditation Board for Engineering) in Information Technology or Engineering discipline.

As an EOE/AA employer Netsimco will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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