Network Automation and Orchestration Engineer

REMT - Remote Worker Location

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Who doesn't like to win?! Join ManTech's Network Automation team and be a part of a fun and energetic environment where your hard work is valued and recognized. As a Network Automation and Orchestration Engineer, you will be part of a high profile team that will allow for you to shape the direction of numerous technology and practice initiatives especially in the Software Defined Networking and Network Automation Space.

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Work with internal and external customers in driving their architecture needs

  • Design, Support and Troubleshooting of existing and growing Network / Data Center environments

  • Implement Network Automation based solutions for clients / customers

  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed

  • Create Low Level Design, High Level Design, Implementation Plan, and Acceptance Test Plan documents in accordance with customer standards

  • Strategic research and evaluation of new solutions and relevant technologies

  • Provides detection, identification, and reporting of possible cyber attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities

  • Administers technologies that directly support cyber security and the protection of company assets and data

  • Develops and implements enterprise mitigation actions in response to complex vulnerabilities

  • Actively enforces Cyber Security policy and participates in incident response

  • Across all technologies, responsible for installation, testing, upgrades, patching, resiliency, performance, and application support

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship Required

  • Must Have a Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of related experience. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Experience in designing and maintaining highly available Underlay and Overlay Networking and Security constructs (MPLS, eVPN, VxLAN)

  • Proficient in tuning and diagnosing dynamic routing protocols and associated attributes for complex route manipulation.

  • Experience in Automation/Orchestration solutions (Terraform, Ansible, Docker, Jenkins, GIT)

  • Experience in coding/Scripting languages (Python, Ansible, Powershell, Netmiko, Netconf, Yaml, JSON, API's)

  • Practical knowledge of Industry standard Network/Security best practices and solutions

  • Excellent diagnostic skills in troubleshooting complex Network/Firewall/Load-Balancer platforms throughout all layers of the OSI model

  • Experience in deploying IaaS/IaaC/PaaS/SaaS solutions that blend Cloud and OnPrem related services

  • Experience with Software Defined Networking solutions (SDWAN, NFV, Cloud Provider Peering)

  • Experience in designing, deploying DNS/GSLB/VPN/Anycast/Active-Directory services

  • Experience with Proxy & End-User design/deployments, Zero-Trust security solutions, Multi-Factor Authentication services

  • Strong skills with automation (REST API, Terraform, Ansible, Python, Powershell, etc.)

  • Experience engineering and troubleshooting large, complex network solutions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Networking/Security Certifications; or 2+ years equivalent experience in Cloud Networking & Security

  • Juniper Route/Switch Certifications or 4+ years equivalent experience with JunOS platforms

  • Cisco Route/Switch Certifications or 4+ years equivalent experience with IOS/NXOS platforms

  • PaloAlto/F5 Certifications or 4+ years equivalent experience with related platforms

  • Provisioning and maintenance of Public Internet Addressing (ARIN, RIR, RPKI)

  • Experience deploying SDP platforms

  • Experience deploying Virtualized Networking/Security functions

  • Experience deploying Arista EOS/vEOS switching platforms

Physical Requirements:

  • The person in this position must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.

  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, or to communicate with co-workers, management, and customers, via email, phone, and or virtual communication, which may involve delivering presentations.

The projected compensation range for this position is $84,900-$141,100. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it’s employees beyond just compensation. ManTech’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Profile


Health insurance Holiday Pay Learning and Development Learning and development opportunities Life Insurance Other optional benefit elections Paid Time Off Retirement and Savings Short Term and Long Term Disability Wellness programs


Active Directory Ansible API APIs Automation AWS Azure Cloud Communication Compliance Cyber Security Development DNS Docker Engineering EVPN Firewall Git Google Cloud GSLB Incident Response Jenkins JSON MPLS Multi-factor authentication Netconf Netmiko Networking NFV Orchestration Patching PowerShell Proxy Python Research REST API Scripting SDWAN Software Terraform VPN VxLAN YAML Zero Trust Security

  • Administer technologies for cybersecurity
  • Best Practices
  • Communication
  • Create design and implementation documents
  • Design, support, and troubleshoot network/data center environments
  • Development
  • Enforce cybersecurity policy
  • Implementation
  • Implement mitigation actions for vulnerabilities
  • Implement network automation solutions
  • Incident response
  • Install, test, upgrade, patch, and support applications
  • Monitor network performance
  • Participate in incident response
  • Research and evaluate new solutions
  • Troubleshooting

4 years


Bachelor's Bachelor's degree Cyber Design Education Engineering Equivalent experience IT


AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Networking/Security Certifications Cisco Route/Switch Certifications Juniper Route/Switch Certifications PaloAlto/F5 Certifications


U.S. citizenship required