MPE Network Engineer/Project Manager

Job Locations DE-Stuttgart
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(3/10/2020 6:51 PM)
Information Technology
Location : Location
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking a Secret cleared, experienced MPE Network Engineer/Project Manager in Stuttgart, Germany. The Network Team, in support of our customers and partner nations,  provides network trouble shooting to include managing network performance, tier 2/3 support, and maintain network security.



  • Establish Network information requirements using analysis of the Network Engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale networking infrastructure (CAN, MAN, WAN)
  • Design architecture to include software, hardware and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces
  • Ensure Network systems are compatible and in compliance with standards for open systems architectures. The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and International Standards Organization (ISO) reference models and profiles of as they apply to the implementation and specification of Information Management (IM) solution of the network layers, across the application program interface (API) and the external environment/software application
  • Ensure that the network/transport layers of the common operating environment are compliant
  • Evaluate analytically and systematically problems of workflows and network usage, organization and planning and develops appropriate corrective action
  • Manage usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks
  • Maintain network security and ensures compliance with security policies and procedures
  • Evaluate hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment
  • Participate in developing and implementing network-related procedures and standards
  • Participate in and may lead aspects of major network installations and upgrades
  • Interface with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance
  • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results
  • Provide advice and training to end-users
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex network problems
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned
  • Set up administrator and service accounts
  • Maintain system documentation
  • Patch and update network device operating systems to Department of Defense guidelines
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with Cisco IOS and NX-OS based network devices
  • Develop scripts and tools to automate and improve user support activities
  • Monitor overall network health and troubleshoots reported events
  • Install, configure, and maintain network services, equipment and devices (i.e. call manager, routers, switches, firewalls, IDS, Crypto, QoS)
  • Apply and enforce patches, updates, and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Resolve interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, authentication, and the like
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks
  • Analyze network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements
  • May perform additional network administration duties as directed
  • May administer network security and/or maintain network security appliances
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing with customers, stakeholders, partners and technical specialists


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, computer science, etc. (or the equivalent years of related IT experience)
  • Eight (8) years directly related IT experience
  • DoD 8570 IAT level II compliant
  • An active in-scope SECRET security clearance
  • Ability to receive TESA approval

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in configuring Cisco switches and routers, to include applying and troubleshooting multi-site service delivery
  • Experience in configuring and keying KG250s, TACLANEs (KG-175Ds), and IPS 250s
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Call Manager
  • Knowledge of Cisco soft phone from configuring within call manager to user support
  • Knowledge of IPSec tunnels and BGP
  • Ability to troubleshoot and provide network support and coordination with USARAF, JCSE, and partners 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual & biliterate in French
  • CCNA
  • Recent experience supporting MPE, BICES, CENTRIXS, PEGASUS, CFBLnet, and APAN networks

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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