Senior Network Engineer
Bethesda, MD 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description


Decypher is seeking Senior Network Engineer candidates to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) at West Bethesda, MD. This position plans, implements, and operates network services/systems, to include hardware and virtual environments. US Citizenship and active TOP SECRET clearance required.

About Decypher

Decypher is a leading integrator of professional, technology, and management solutions and services. We provide our services globally to Federal, Commercial, Local and State clients. Our employees are our most valuable asset and play an integral role in the success of Decypher and our clients. Working at Decypher is not a job, but a career where your talent and energy is respected, and you can personally make a difference. Decypher invites you to join our professional team. Decypher is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).

Desired Education

Associate's degree or higher in computer science, computer engineering, cybersecurity, information technology, or software engineering from an accredited college or university.

Required Certification

One of the following DoD IAT III 8570.01 baseline certifications:

  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional-Security (CCNP-Security)
  • ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • (ISC) Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

Additional Required Certification

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Certificate

Required Experience

Ten years of networking experience, three of which shall include experience with Cisco products in an Ethernet environment. Personnel shall demonstrate the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of, and experience with, hardware and software products, including Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls, and COMSEC equipment;
  • Strong organizational, communication, and managerial skills through relevant work experience;
  • Ability to initiate and manage a project from inception to completion through examples of projects completed including defining size, scope and complexity through various factors such as cost vs budget, impact on requiring agency, time required vs deadline; and
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, conduct research, and to learn and propose new technology solutions through historical examples from the person's experience.

Required License

Possess a valid Driver's License for potential operation of low-speed Government furnished equipment (utility cart).

Required Clearance

  • US Citizenship and active TOP SECRET clearance required.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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