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Network Engineer - Full Performance

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $86,927 - $133,543
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area


Are you interested in making a difference and working with some of the best and brightest network engineers from across the Intelligence Community? Network Engineers work in a collaborative environment, providing critical support to the overall Agency mission and building the foundation against the war on terror. Network Engineers at the Full Performance level are responsible for leading engineering efforts to design and deploy a secure, global communications infrastructure that allows CIA officers to communicate and collaborate with each other and with partners throughout the Intelligence Community and federal government. Opportunities to lead the development of the latest network solutions from tactical platforms to high-speed optical networking are available. Our network and application platforms leverage the best of industry and internally developed solutions to create an engineering environment that is both technically challenging and innovative. This is an excellent opportunity to participate, guide and contribute to the Agency's mission critical networks and to institute or enhance partnerships dedicated to meeting customer requirements. Opportunities to travel domestically and overseas are possible.


Minimum qualifications include the following:

  • Five year contract term employment agreement is required. Contract Term Agreement.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electronic, Electrical, or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, a closely related discipline, or equivalent relevant experience. A GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is also required for coursework completed in the past three years.

  • Five years of progressive experience in network engineering with emphasis in analysis, software, hardware, or network development, integration, and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of a range of communications technologies, network systems and certifications, such as:

      • Wide Area Network (WAN) (DWDM, SONET, ATM, MSPP, etc)
      • Local Area Network (LAN) (IP, Ethernet, etc.)
      • Video
      • Satellite
      • Network Security
      • Encryption
      • Enterprise Systems
      • CCNA
      • CCNP
      • CCIE
  • Desire to work in a multi-disciplined, diverse, and technically challenging environment. Opportunities to travel domestically and overseas are possible.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

To Apply:

Make a note of the position(s) that interest you, as you can apply for up to four positions in one application. DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application, and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Application Instructions

An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.


Posted: Apr 21, 2007 06:49 PM
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2014 11:07 AM