Principal NOC Engineer

Centurion Consulting Group

Principal NOC Engineer Gaithersburg, MD

We are looking to hire a Principal NOC Engineer/Technician for an opportunity in Gaithersburg, MD.


  • Providing design, operation, and technical end-user support leadership
  • Guide team for 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 capacity and performance to keep up with demand in network 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 that include networking devices and software components including the following:
  • Good understanding of Linux (Cent OS or related flavor) and installation of packages
  • Good knowledge of TCP IP
  • Good knowledge of computer networking principles with Ethernet and IPv4, v6
  • Good knowledge of network security
  • General web app testing skills.
  • Kubernetes, Containers understanding and use
  • Install physical hardware like Dell servers e.g. from CDs, Flash disk, iDRAC.
  • Understanding and ability to program/configure telecom and end user devices
  • 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 is required 

Travel: <10% (CONUS)  

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

No third parties or subcontractors 

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