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Centurion Consulting Group

We are looking to hire a Principal Network Engineer who is energetic, creative and team oriented to work on the development of state-of-the-art networking and management solution including SATCOM, IP/Ethernet and 5G components for secure communications.   The individual will be part of a team architecting and deploying a pioneering telecom infrastructure with innovative technologies. The position is based in our Gaithersburg, Maryland.


  • Provide network design, operation, and technical end-user support leadership
  • Guide team for architecture, troubleshooting, and resolving network issues.
  • Collaborate with suppliers, customers program management in a timely and effective manner
  • Collaborate with the team on the development and maintenance of network infrastructure.
  • Optimizing server, edge cloud, and network capacity and performance to keep up with demand in traffic.
  • Developing data security processes and tools for routine operations
  • Training junior IT staff and providing on-site field technicians with remote technical support.


  • BS in engineering related discipline
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a US government security clearance.
  • 5+ years of experience developing and operating complex technical projects
  • Strong experience with a variety of networking devices and software components
  • Good understanding of Linux (Cent OS or related flavor) and installation of packages
  • Good knowledge of TCP IP and routing/switching
  • Good knowledge of computer networking principles with Ethernet and IPv4, v6
  • Good knowledge of network security
  • Kubernetes, Containers understanding and use
  • Configure physical hardware like Dell servers e.g. from CDs, Flash disk, iDRAC.
  • Experience writing technical documents for external customers
  • Ability to travel 25-30%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISCO Certification
  • Scripting knowledge (Python, shell scripts)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 

Position Details:

Clearance: N/A

US Citizenship or authorization to work in the US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)  

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V 

No third parties or subcontractors 

REF: JOB-4137