802.1x Engineer

Position Location: Arlington VA
Job Code: 1634
Number of Openings: 1


Job Title: 802.1x Engineer

Location: Arlington, VA - Pentagon

Required Clearance: Secret

Required Education: BS degree in related field (or 4 years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree)

Required Certifications: Current DoD 8570 IAT Certification i.e. IAT Level I

Description and Responsibilities:

  • Provides problem and incident resolution, including dealing with software and hardware vendor technical support
  • Experience with IP routing and Ethernet switching networks
  • Experience with 802.1x, RADIUS, VLAN and DHCP technologies
  • Familiarity with Certificate architectures including Certificate Authority (CA) and Trusted Root Certification Authorities, Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL), Certificate Signing Request (CSR)
  • Experience with configuration of Network Access Control (NAC) RADIUS based services, or
  • Experience with configuration of Role/Realm Policy based VPN Services
  • Demonstrates an understanding of policy logic flow and development
  • Experience with system security hardening
  • Experience with either ClearPass, ISE, or forescout is recommended.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of related experience
  • Hands-on experience designing and defining system architecture for new or existing computer systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a team player

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Preferred Experience working in IT networking / transport enterprise environment
  • Preferred Experience with process / procedure development / implementation
  • Preferred Experience with collaborating / facilitating with internal and external stakeholder
  • Preferred Experience / understanding of 802.1x technology and implementation

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

May be required to lift and carry items weighting up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the work day.

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will be required as a condition of hire.

Employment Type: Full-time / Exempt


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law


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