$89,897.60 - $137,280.00 Annually
Arlington *METRO-accessible*, VA
Department of Technology Services
Arlington County's Department of Technology Services is seeking an Enterprise Remote Access Engineer to be a part of the Technology Infrastructure and Managed Services Division's Engineering team. This position provides planning, configuration and operational support to County remote access, mobility, Virtual Private Network (VPN), and Domain Name System (DNS) operations.
Specific duties include:
The ideal candidate will have hands on experience with
Enterprise Remote Access software, VPN, and DNS operations.
- Supporting ongoing maintenance and enhancement of an existing F5 Access Policy Manager (APM/Telework portal feature) for remote County users;
- Supporting ongoing maintenance and enhancement of an existing NetMotion VPN and Cisco AnyConnect VPN;
- Working with the network team to maintain and support Blue Cat (DNS/DHCP/Address Manager); and
- Assisting with and eventually taking ownership of the migration of BlueCat DNS to cloud services as directed by management.
Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or a related field, as well as considerable experience directly related to the selection, implementation, and operation of enterprise-grade communications software.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
- Experience working with various remote access and always-on VPN solutions;
- F5 certification or equivalent work experience;
- Cisco certification or equivalent work experience;
- Experience planning and migrating between remote access solutions;
- Access and identity security experience; and/or
- DNS experience (public and private).
A letter of application is required. Please attach a letter or use the space in the supplemental questionnaire to address how your background meets the qualification requirements for the position.
Work hours: This is a flexible 40-hour per week position, Monday-Friday. Occasional evenings, nights and weekends may be required. Remote work (telework) is available for this position.
Please note the official title of this position is Network Analyst.
Salary listed is effective July 1, 2021.
NOTE: This position is listed as "open continuous." Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants referred on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.
Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website: (see application details)
Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:
Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.
Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.
Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.
Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.
For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.
Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.
Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.
Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.
Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.
Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.