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LAN Engineer - Senior 

Category Information Technology  

Why Choose Us?

  • Mission-Critical Work: At Sawdey, we play a vital role in ensuring the security of our nation’s digital infrastructure. Join our partnering agencies in tackling complex cybersecurity challenges that have a direct impact on national defense and the protection of sensitive information.
  • Professional Growth: Embrace the opportunity to take on diverse and dynamic roles that challenge and inspire you. You’ll be connected to ongoing opportunities, programs, and partnerships that encourage innovation, allowing you to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Close-Knit Collaborative Environment: With Sawdey, you are joining unified team where your unique contributions are valued and celebrated. Our work culture is designed to foster a sense of belonging, ensuring that you feel empowered to contribute your best work.
  • Competitive Pay: Recognizing your hard work and dedication is our top priority. We offer competitive compensation packages that reflect your skills, experience, and unique contributions. Your success is our success.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Hardworking Individuals: We value dedication and a strong work ethic. If you’re someone who takes initiative, loves a challenge, and is committed to excellence, you’ll feel right at home here.
  • Talented Professionals: Bring your unique skills and talents to our team. Whether you’re an expert in your field or a rising star, we recognize your potential and have various openings that support your effort toward success.
  • Diverse Perspectives: Our strength lies in our diversity. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and identities to apply. We believe that a diverse team fosters creativity, innovation, and achievement.

Position Location: Bremerton, WA (On-Site. Telework available when authorized.)

About the Role:

The Telecommunications Network Engineer - Senior analyzes and develops telecommunications networks supporting a wide range of capabilities, including voice, data, video, and/or wireless services.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Closely coordinates with other information system professionals to ensure proper implementation of network services.
  • In conjunction with functional users, develops alternative solutions and backup plans.
  • Makes recommendations, if needed, for approval of major network installations.
  • Identifies high level design requirements for the backbone to include redundancy,
    maintainability and disaster recovery requirements. Assist in the development of CONOPS (Concept of Operations), disaster recovery, and contingency operations plans.
  • Identifies the detailed design requirements for the backbone to include server locations, user locations, projected traffic flows between devices, layer three devices, and layer four
    protocols (Transmission Control Protocol).
  • Designs, implements, and sustains solutions to include the following:
    • Overall topology (switch interconnection locations, COOP (Continuity of Operations Plan) scenarios, etc.)
    • Layer two design: spanning tree, trunking, and speeds
    • Operational Information: node addressing and server addressing (if changes are required)
    • QoS (Quality of Service)
    • Switchport level access controls and notifications
    • Streaming video IP protocols
    • Wireless LAN (Local Area Network)
    • IPv6 assessment and integration plan
    • 802.1x – protocols and appliances
    • DNS/DHCP appliances
    • WIDS (Wireless Intrusion Detections)
  • Troubleshoots, administers, and maintains the following:
    • OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Model Layers 1-7
    • Network Protocols, including IPv6 and IPv4 (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP, ARP, AH, ESP, and VRRP)
    • IEEE Standards: 802.1x, 802.1Q, 802.1s, 802.1D, 802.1W, 802.1ax, 802.3, and 802.11
    • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Protocols, including TACACS+ and RADIUS
  • Provides high-level problem diagnosis, i.e., data capture and analysis in resolving LAN problems for both internal and external DLA Enterprise Data Solutions and Enterprise Network Infrastructure customers, with technical representatives both commercial and government to resolve all network related problems.
    • An example of a commercial entity would be Cisco technical support.
  • Provides call-in support on an as needed basis and participates in the DLA, Information Operations Regional network infrastructure on-call rotation.
    • After hours call back may be automated and controlled through these locations and Enterprise infrastructure Remedy incident reporting system.
    • Provide on call support approximately every two (2) weeks.
    • Typically, the on-call support personnel receive one (1) call per week, 50% of which require on-site support.
  • Provides support with ensuring appropriate audit logs are captured and stored.
  • Applies security requirements to the operating system for the NE (Network Environment) and CE (Computing Environment) used in their current position, per STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guidelines).
  • Determines the location, installation, and cabling requirements for access points and antennas.
  • Uses provided man-lift for the installation of access points, antennas, and cabling required for established service and to retrieve defective units for repair.
  • Manages accounts, networks rights, and accesses to the network environment systems and equipment.
  • Assists with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


  • Must have ten (10) years of telecommunications experience with at least eight (8) years of LAN (Local Area Network) experience.
  • Experience in telecommunications network design and management.
  • Experience in analysis and design of voice networks, LAN (Local Area Network) and WAN (Wide Area Network) data networks, wireless networks, and/or network management systems to support voice and data services.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must possess DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (i.e. Sec+ CE, CCNA Security).
  • Must have one Computing Environment Certification: CCSE NGX, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, SCNA, CCSE NGX Plus NG with AI, CCMSE NG with AI, CSMSE NG with AI Plus VSX, NSA, ESE, etc.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, or under only general direction, on requirements that are moderately complex to analyze, plan, program, and implement.
  • Must understand fiber optic cable use, maintenance and fabrication for building infrastructure, and IEEE 802x networking standards.
  • On-call duty will be required.

Security Clearance:

  • Top Secret security clearance required.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Benefits at Sawdey Solution Services:

At Sawdey Solution Services, we offer an extensive benefits package. Our employee-focused benefits for full-time employees include:

  • Vibrant Company Culture: Become an integral part of our positive, encouraging, and uplifting team culture; we are all on this mission together!
  • Healthy Work-Life Balance: We place a strong emphasis on work-life balance; we don’t just ‘talk the talk’ in terms of work-life balance, we ‘walk the walk’! We not only support, but highly encourage, prioritizing your health and well-being.
  • Competitive Compensation Package: Competitive rates with comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits for you, your spouse, and your dependents.
    • Health Saving Account (HSA) with employer contributions.
    • Dependent-care Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
    • Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Federal Holiday Observance.
    • Immediately vested 401 (k) with employer matching.
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
    • Employee Referral program with compensated referrals!
    • Additional benefits offered.
  • Grow With Us: We offer a paid Training and Tuition reimbursement program to help you advance and excel in your career. We also offer an employee mentorship program and prioritize internal promotions and success.

Sawdey Solution Services firmly believes in our employees and advocates an environment to promote from within, which serves to boost morale while keeping high performers engaged and challenged. We also place the utmost importance on team building and collaboration in a remote environment. To promote these beliefs, you will also find additional benefits and programs that will enrich your career here at Sawdey Solution Services:

  • Wellness Challenges.
  • Focus on internal career advancement and growth.

Salary Range:  $70,700 - $95,950
At Sawdey Solution Services, we recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. However, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. will consider several factors when extending an offer to an applicant. These factors include, but not limited to, the position and associated responsibilities; and an applicants work experience, education, related training, and related skills.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Active  
Req Number INF-24-00070  
Location Bremerton, WA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporation, has built a nationwide and global footprint as a leading government contracting organization. Specializing in cybersecurity, systems engineering, and operational support, Sawdey invites you to be a part of a team that's at the forefront of securing our nation. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience Sawdey Solution Services!  
EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  

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