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Vectrus Network Engineer (Infrastructure) in Wichita, Kansas



Provide support for management of infrastructure devices as required for specific platforms and enterprise applications. Administer the functions and capabilities of the infrastructure and provide as applicable, but not limited to, wing level infrastructures, application configurations, traffic management, permissions management, and data structure management.



  •        Inspect the router/switch audit logs IAW AF and DoD standards for suspected security intrusions or violations. Report any suspected intrusions to the NOS immediately.

  •        Configure, install, and manage routers and switches within the ANG enterprise.

  •        Work with Wire Shark or other related packet analyzers

  •       Configure, troubleshoot, and manage ANG enterprise wireless access points at all ANG wing locations

  •  Administer and monitor the Virtual Private Network (VPN), creating tunnels and certifications for all personnel needing access. Install new devices ensuring compliance with DoD and AF policies. Assist in the development and review technical solutions involving the VPN.

  •         Configure, install, and troubleshoot Tactical Local Area Network Encryption (TACLANE) devices on the ANG SIPRNet.

  •         Configure, install, and manage network switches within their AOR.

  •          Provide technical expertise to manage, install and administer the ANG  Enterprise Network Voice, Video and Voice over IP solutions.

  •          Provide enterprise level architectural design and modification recommendationsto enhance, migrate, and secure the ANG Wide Area   Network.

  •          Understanding of Air Force and ANG network systems and processes.


  •          Cisco

  •          F5

  •          Riverbed


Provide on-call remote support in a 24/7/365 Network Operations Center servicing more than 105,000 Guard members and civilians in more than 90 flying wings and 150 geographically separated units throughout the United States.

Mostly Monday-Friday, 8-9 hours per day, first and second shift, to include weekend work when needed.

Travel Requirement: 0-5%


  •        Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

  •        Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.

  •        Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

  •        Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

  •        Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

  •        Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  •        Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.

  •        Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

  •        Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

  •        Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

  •        Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.

  •        Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.

  •       Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

  •        Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

  •        Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

  •        Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.

  •        Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

  •        Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  •        The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

  •        The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

  •        The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficientnoise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certifications:

  •          Minimum of 3 years work related professional IT experience commensurate with tasks outlined in this service area (preferred).

  •          Current Security+ CE or CISSP

  •          Current CCNP


  •          Experience with creating and maintaining detailed Visio drawings (preferred).

  •          Knowledge of Cisco Prime with demonstrated ability to monitor and maintain Cisco routers and switches and provide reports (preferred).

  •          Knowledge of basic routing technologies (preferred).

  •          Knowledge of IT governance and operations.

  •          Familiarity implementing DISA STIGs


  •          Understanding of NIPRNET and SIPRNET enclaves, functions, and standards (preferred).

  •          Knowledge of computer system and network infrastructure operations (preferred).

  •          Understanding and application of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) (preferred).

  •          Ability to determine how IT systems should function and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes (preferred).

  •          Knowledge and experience installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications (preferred).

  •          Ability to analyze workflow, establish priorities, and comply with standards to meet, operational deadlines (preferred).

  •          Ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot OSI Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching features, 802.1q VLAN implementations and Shortest Path Bridging (802.1AQ) (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot 802.1x switch port authentication via Cisco ISE (preferred).

  •          Ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot router and switch operating system/firmware upgrades and perform assigned upgrades within reported TCNO timeline (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot Cisco VPN hardware (preferred).

  •          Ability to troubleshoot DNS and DHCP (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot dynamic routing protocols (BGP, OSPF) (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure network addressing (Sub-Netting, Interface Protocols) (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot physical and virtual networks, leveraging IP networking technology (OSI Reference Model, Topologies, Protocols, TCP, UDP, LAN Technologies, switching concepts, VLANs, Spanning Tree Protocol) (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot Quality of Service (QoS) (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot QoS incidents (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus Data Center technology (preferred).

  •          Ability to configure and troubleshoot F5 BigIPappliances (preferred).

  •          Ability to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Riverbed Steelhead WAN optimizers (preferred).

  •          Ability to use Riverbed tools to monitor status of individual Riverbed Steelhead WAN optimizers to push policies and configuration changes provide network utilization reports (preferred).

  •          Ability to take direction and operate without direct supervision to complete tasks.

  •          Ability to review and troubleshoot network diagrams and customer requirements.

  •          Ability to monitor systems and understand status updates.

  •          Ability to work in and enter tickets in Remedy ticketing systems.

  •          Ability to deal with customers that may not be network savvy.

  •          Start a project and follow it through to completion with minimal guidance.

  •          Create and complete detailed documentation and be able to explain what was completed and how.


Does this position supervise others? No

Does this position have budget responsibilities? No

EEO Statement:

 We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.