Jr. Network Engineer

The Energetics Technology Center, Inc. (ETC) is seeking a full-time Junior-Level Network Engineer to work under Senior-Level Network Engineer to support tactical data and voice networks at the client location with the listed qualifications. This position is not remote-work eligible and candidate will be required to be on-site during projects, experimentation, and testing events.


Required: Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Engineering or a relevant technical discipline.



  • Design, implement, and support 4G LTE / 5G network systems
  • Assist in controlling high bandwidth data transfer and live analytics modeling systems
  • Operate and configure voice radio and communications
  • Operate and support Tactical Communication Network (Silvus / Trellisware / MPU5)
  • Create documentation and standard operating procedures
  • Configure and Support Cisco network equipment

Required Skills:

  • Have or ability to obtain DoD 8570 IAT II – minimum CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent within 3 months of the start date.
  • Have or ability to obtain a U.S. SECRET security clearance.
  • Foundational knowledge of networking and networked systems, networking protocols, and security standards.
  • Working knowledge of Command and Control Systems, Situations Awareness User Interfaces, API’s, SDK’s.
  • Working knowledge of RF, RF deconfliction, and interference
  • Working knowledge of mesh, wireless, and self-healing networks
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Linux

Desired Skills:

  • Cisco CCNA or completion of Cisco training
  • Experience operating autonomous vehicles and platforms

Required Certificate:

  • CompTIA Security+ CE

Desired Certificates:

  • Cisco CCNA

About ETC

ETC contributes to the U.S. National Security Enterprise through creative problem solving and by providing actionable thought leadership. We provide engineering and data analytics services, policy development, and technology development to the government, academia, and private industry. ETC is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in 2006. We are a passionate team of professionals from various fields who strategize and explore ways to bring a collective impact approach to problem solving.

ETC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Company Ethos and Values:
ETC's team contributes to U.S. National Security through creative problem solving and providing actionable thought leadership.

ETC Core Values:

  • Integrity & Personal Accountability – Be Real
  • Value Creation
  • Respect for the Individual – Fairness, Inclusion – People Focused
  • Innovative & Exceptional Teamwork
  • Involved