Network Test Engineer

Job Locations
US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?


The Network Test Engineer will work as part of an integrated team to formulate and define solutions utilizing a strong background in embedded Linux foundations, both user-space and kernel-mode.  We are focused on providing our customers expertise to leverage their existing software and create new capabilities.  



Minimum/Required Qualifications: 


  • Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph 

  • 8+ years of experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field or 4 additional years of TE experience without a Bachelor's degree. 

  • Knowledge of telecom networks 

  • Test automation experience required 

  • Knowledge of networking protocols required (e.g. TCP/IP, ARP, ETHERNET, MPLS) 

  • Familiarity with network traces 

  • Familiarity with Linux operating system 

  • Hands on experience with test equipment like packet generators, Ixia/Spirent 


Desired Qualifications (Note that a candidate does not necessarily need to possess all of the items listed.) 

  • Scripting experience is a plus 

  • Experience/knowledge setting up GRE or IPSEC 

  • Basic familiarity with SVN or GIT version control systems and understanding of basic CM principles 

  • Basic familiarity with JIRA or other ticketing tools 

  • Basic understanding of the C programming language 

  • Familiarity with basic VLAN/VPN/NAT concepts 


Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect
It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.
Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
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