Location:Colorado Springs, CO, USAPay Type:Salary
Benefits:Extensive Benefit Options AvailableEmployment Type:Full Time

Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) provides our national defense and federal civilian and industry customers with services and products in the following main areas: 1) Cybersecurity and Information Operations; 2) Space Operations and Control; 3) Aviation Systems; 4) Ground, Air and Missile Defense, and Fires Support Systems; 5) Intelligence Programs Support; 6) Experimentation and Test; 7) Program Management; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Aberdeen, MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Shalimar, FL; and Tupelo, MS


 Quantum is seeking a Network Engineer to provide support as needed to the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC), Capability Development Integration Directorate (CDID) in Colorado Springs, CO government personnel for efforts associated with innovations for Space, Near Space, Space Control, Missile Defense Capabilities and information operations to the Warfighter. 

 Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Configure, test, and maintain LAN/WAN equipment and related services for a Cisco and Palo Alto environment.
  • Design, configure and implement VPNs in a multi-vendor environment.
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolves network problems.
  • Monitor and maintain all levels of network security internally and externally
  • Assist in the creation and maintaining of comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Three (3) years of technical experience in networking technologies and multiple aspects of telecommunications network architecture for private and commercially available applications.
  • Active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain DoD Top Secret / SCI Clearance
  • Possess experience in network integration, network interoperability, network implementation, or network protocols.
  • Must possess Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or higher.
  • DoD 8570 IAT II (CompTIA Security + CE) or higher.
  • Experience with enterprise network design and sustainment, to include routing, switching, data center, and cloud technology areas. To include ability to design network topology.
  • Excellent IP networking fundamentals and experience in the application and troubleshooting of IP protocols.
  • Experience working within the parameters detailed via DISA STIGs.
  • Understanding of the solution life cycle from inception to operation.
  • Strong technical documentation skills both in written and diagram form.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform troubleshooting in complex network environments.
  • Experience with Cisco IOS.
  • Ability to influence others and identify best solutions among many stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions.
  • Ability to establish and track metrics related to key performance objectives and service levels.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skill and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to obtain /maintain a DOD Top Secret Security Clearance and be eligible for SCI. 
  • Candidates MUST maintain a minimum of IAT II certification. 
  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


 Ideal candidates will be proficient in the following areas:

  • Experience with Palo Alto PAN-OS.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure Cloud Services.
  • Knowledge of how to utilize Security Groups and Network ACLs (NACL) in AWS or Azure

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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