Red Arch Solutions

  • Principal CNO Test Engineer (RS)

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Description

    ***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


    Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


    Red Arch is seeking a Principal CNO Test Engineer for our customer in Maryland!



    • Expertise to build a total end-to-end test infrastructure, from source to destination, using resources contained in a single lab or shared among multiple labs. Includes provisioning computers, loading with required software, and creating a test thread through an available network infrastructure
    • Conduct component and system integration testing according to test plan provided. Additionally, identify and execute additional testing adding value to the test results
    • Properly document, according to the Government defined standards, test procedures and results
    • Administrator (install, configure) level expertise using special purpose network devices such as packet sniffers, SmartBits traffic generator, Broadway, Abacas, EMC Storage Area Network (SAN), and DCOSS
    • Provide technical recommendations to the DNT management and support team in maintaining the DNT lab IT architecture to mirror and keep current to all current Agency IT networks structures
    • Conduct informal training in order to provide knowledge transfer to all testing team and eliminate single points of failure of task/function

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must hold an active Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
    • Ten (10) years’ experience as a system administrator supporting Windows NT, Unix, and Linux

    • Ten (10) years’ experience supporting network hardware, including bridges, switches, routers and gateways

    • Ability to install, configure, and use personal security products to include host network-based firewalls and intrusion detection systems

    • Ten (10) years’ experience working in an IT engineering lab loading, installing, and maintaining COTS products

    • Ten (10) years’ experience with networking protocols: TCP, IP, UDP, HTTP, DHCP and DNS

    • Five (5) years’ experience in C, Python, C++, or other scripting languages

    • Ten (10) years’ experience conducting component and system integration level testing 

    • Source Code Triage – ability to read source code and identify the modules where issue exists

    • Ability to write test plans

    • Ability to write test cases


    Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities


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