Classified Network Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

IT
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024

Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a realtime, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.

We are looking for a highly motivated Network Engineer with active TS clearance to join the ranks of the Anduril Industries Network team. Your primary focus will be working and supporting Anduril's Mission Systems Infrastructure and Classified Product deployments, providing direct support to unclassified networks and classified networks for various government customers.

Anduril employs a variety of networks and networking infrastructures to support global operations. You'll be collaborating with other Network team members, Mission Assurance leads , and Product deployment teams which directly support business lines that wish to deploy Anduril products in classified environments. The Network Engineer will help design, build, and maintain classified networks solutions necessary to enable program personnel to meet contract deliverables. You'll also be responsible for providing clear and concise documentation to assist with training remote non-network technical staff for routine task such as device configuration and basic troubleshooting. Travel is an integral part of this role, and will be based on individual Customer needs. 40%+ to be expected.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to extract requirements and build solutions that meet their technical needs
  • Design and implement new network solutions and/or improve the efficiency of current networks
  • Work with product engineering teams to design, document, and deploy network requirements, product team network
  • Travel to remote site locations to evaluate requirements and perform network hardware installs and upgrades
  • Install, configure, and support network equipment including routers, switches, firewalls, proxy servers to ensure highly available network operations
  • Solve complex technical problems with little supervision and escalate when appropriate
  • Implement and maintain multi-site VPN connectivity solutions for connecting between remote sites, classified cloud environments
  • Procure network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installations
  • Routinely audit security policies and protocols for routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Provide regular on-call support of the network.
  • Update and manage documentation of the network topology, infrastructure services, cabling diagrams, IP address allocations, IP routing/switching, etc.
  • Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Arrange scheduled upgrades
  • Investigating faults in the network
  • Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases
  • Reporting network status to key stakeholders


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-7 years' experience designing, implementing, managing, and supporting enterprise level IP networks.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including routers, switches (layer 2/3), firewalls, remote access, DNS, BGP, OSPF, VLAN, VRF, QoS, and VPN
  • Experience with COMSEC and HAIPE Complaint In-line type-1 network encryptors
  • Extensive experience with vendor agnostic network switching, wireless, and routing
  • Extensive experience with stateful firewalls, stateless ACLs, taps/SPAN, and IDS/IPS
  • Significant experience with Palo Alto Networks ecosystem, including firewalls, GlobalProtect, and Panorama
  • Familiarity with host-based networking configurations (on Windows, MacOS, and LinuxOS)
  • Working knowledge of DISA security STIGs and maintaining security best practices
  • Extensive application support experience with network monitoring and analysis software
  • Experience with network automation tools and processes.
  • Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits.
  • Excellent troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with a ticketing systems and managing a ticket queue
  • Passion for technology and teamwork focused attitude with an ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Strong documentation and communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to travel for remote deployments when required
  • Support weekly On-call rotation
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, prioritize and get things done
  • Must posses and be able to maintain a U.S. Secret security clearance


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Active US passport and ability to travel internationally
  • Experience with US Government classified networks
  • Networking certifications (CCNP, CCIE, PCNSA, etc.)
  • Experience with Bash, Python, Nornir, Jinja, Ansible, Terraform, etc.
US Salary Range
$150,000$225,000 USD

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we'd love to hear from you!

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