Network Engineer

Job Locations US-DC
Job ID
Information Technology


The Foreign Affairs Practice at Buchanan & Edwards is a trusted advisor to our government customer whom we have proudly served for over 19 years.


If you are a Network Engineer who gets excited about the idea of being part of a mission-focused and collaborative program team, we would like to hear from you.


The Network Engineer will be part of a team that supports the Enterprise Department of State SharePoint Services program for our client, The Department of State Enterprise Collaboration Services Branch. In this role you will perform tasks associated with application networking ports and protocols, Information Assurance (IA), routing and Local Area Network (LAN).  The Network Engineer will also assist in the development and engineering of network infrastructure; use knowledge of LAN/WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks; test and evaluate network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements. 


Critical experience for this role includes: Knowledge of DNS, TCP, Sites & Services, Users and Computers; understanding different FSMO roles; experience with Hyper-V tecExperience with deploying ESXi, VMWare and Hyper-V tools and VMWare Update Managerhnologies WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) SCCM 2007-2012; Data Sharing, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Disaster Recovery preparation, and integration of these capabilities with Cloud Computing and Cyber architecture.


Ability to obtain an Interim Secret


The Network Engineer will  manage and maintain Active Directory Domain Services and provide desktop Engineering support to include customer interaction, working remedy tickets and troubleshooting Windows OS's such as Windows 7,8,10. Windows Server 2008-2012 R2.




Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain an interim Secret Clearance (US Citizenship)
  • 3+ years Systems/Network Engineer experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Network Engineering, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

  • 3+ years providing complex technical support to end users by investigating and resolving incidents reported in Remedy 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years, experience in SharePoint, Microsoft Project and/or any other support software.
  • 3+ years, scripting & automation experience; proficient in the use of VB Script, Power Shell or Perl scripting.
  • NetApp appliance a plus



Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


BE is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, giving qualified candidates full consideration without discrimination as it relates to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.


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